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Project Supervisor - England and Wales

National Grid

National Grid

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People & HR, Operations
United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Project Supervisor - England and Wales



Division: OHL & Subs
Job Type:
Requisition Number: 52349
Department: Electricity Transmission - Non-Operations
Job Function: Capital Project Delivery

About the role

A fantastic opportunity and a key role in developing the electricity network so that we can connect and transport more renewable and low carbon energy to our homes and businesses, to enable the UK to meet its climate, energy security commitments and net zero target.

You’ll be National Grid’s representative working on Infrastructure Development & Delivery (ID&D) team, working on projects around the country, which includes development and delivery works associated with Substation works and OHL refurbishment works and other associated works within the ID &D portfolio.

Essentially, you’ll ensure all site-based construction activities delivered by our principal contractors are efficiently managed in accordance with National Grid policies and procedures. You’ll administer the duties of ‘Client representative’ with a keen eye on safety, environmental, sustainability and the quality of the installation.

You’ll also be required to support NG site teams to ensure CDM regs are met, provide support when ordering plant and equipment, undertake regular safety audits/walks and hold coordination meetings with all parties on site during project delivery. In addition, you’ll complete ‘Site Visit Reports’ or facilitate site visits with designers.

This a national role so travel and the ability to stay away is essential.

What you'll need

  • Project Management skills, including management of risk for delivery of projects to scope, time, cost, quality, safety and security of supply.
  • A proven track record in electricity (or comparable) industry construction, with previous experience of project site management.
  • Good understanding of Safety and Environmental legislation and practices, and CDM regs and quality management systems as supervisor under NEC.
  • Client Representative experience.
  • SSSTS or SMSTS qualification.
  • Full driving licence.

What's in it for you?

  • A competitive salary between £43,250 to £54,800 pa + Benefits + Company Vehicle
  • 26 days annual leave plus 8 statutory days.
  • The option to buy additional or sell holiday days.
  • Generous contributory pension scheme - we will double-match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. Overall 18%.
  • Financial support to help cover the cost of professional membership subscriptions, course fees, books, exam fees and time off for study leave – relevant to your role.
  • Access to flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.
  • Family care benefits including a back-up care service for when your usual care arrangements fall through (six paid days each year as standard with the option to purchase further days).
  • Access to apps which support health, fitness and wellbeing.

More Information

This role closes at midnight on 18th February 2024 , however we encourage candidates to submit their application as early as possible and not wait until the published closing date as this can vary.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At National Grid, we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace for everyone. So if you are excited about this role but your experience or qualifications do not match the job description exactly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You might just be the right person for our growing business in this role or another one.


At National Grid, we work towards the highest standards in everything we do, including how we support, value and develop our people. Our aim is to encourage and support employees to thrive and be the best they can be. We celebrate the difference people can bring into our organisation, and welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds, and offer flexible and tailored support, at home and in the office.

Our goal is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, the innovation from diverse teams & perspectives and business need. We are committed to building a workforce so we can represent the communities we serve and have a working environment in which each individual feels valued, respected, fairly treated, and able to reach their full potential.

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