Senior Project Manager
Senior Project Manager
About The Role
New Role – Permanent – Hybrid – North/ North Eastern UK Project
This is the time for action – we need to move at pace and reform our energy system – to deliver energy security, to tackle climate change and to protect our people.
Reporting into the Project Director, as Senior EPC Project Manager you’ll lead a multidisciplinary team of Project Managers/Lead Project Managers through the whole project life cycle. This will include identifying the correct funding stream, operational and environmental optioneering/option selection, development of early design strategies and being accountable for detailed design, contract award and production of construction delivery programmes.
You’ll manage up to 6 team members who’ll be part of delivering the only cross border Strategic Infrastructure project over English and Scottish borders. As such you’ll be sympathetc toward cross broader issues and ways of working.
We are open to full time and part time applicants, as well as flexible working arrangements.
What we do isn’t just important – it’s essential. That’s why we look to recruit experts in their field. In this case, we’re looking for someone who has:
• A proven track record in building strong, enduring and effective relationships with key stakeholders e.g. Government, delivery partners
• Capability delivering large, complex infrastructure projects
• Knowledge of NEC contracts
Additionally the Project Director is seeking a great people person, who can manage and motivate their team and build strong internal and external relationships.
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’re committed to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace for everyone. So if you’re excited about this role but your experience or qualifications don’t 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.
What You'll Do
Crucially you’ll build, manage and great teams that focus on safety and project delivery to time and budget.
Facets of this will include leading tendering and integration process of project entering delivery, to provide expertise following the production of competent NEC Site and Works Information.
You’ll manage standard and routine third party issues, land, consents, grantors, public relations and Community stakeholders relationships to preserve National Grid reputation
Managing and co-ordinating contractors and project teams you’ll successfully deliver projects to time, cost and specification and with minimal disruption.
What You'll Get
A competitive salary between £68,000 – £75,000 – dependent on capability.
As well as your base salary, you will receive a bonus of up to 15% of your salary for stretch performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of 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.
The British Energy Security Strategy set out the Government's ambition to connect up to 50GW of offshore generation to the electricity network by 2030. Facilitating this ambition will require significant reinforcements to the onshore electricity transmission network. National Grid Strategic Infrastructure will make this happen.
Here at National Grid, we connect homes and businesses to power, making sure supply and demand match each other. We make sure the lights are on in schools, operating theatres, and sporting arenas; we’re thousands of people working on behalf of millions of people.
Our investment in Strategic Infrastructure via the Great Grid Upgrade will mean more home grown power, greater energy security and a cleaner future.
Whatever your role, wherever you work with us, you’ll help us hit stretching targets and achieve our far-reaching goal: to secure, clean energy that supports our world far into the future. Here, you will be at the heart of energy.
This role closes on February 20th at 23:59, however we encourage candidates to submit their application as early as possible and not wait until the published closing date as this can vary. Interviews will be held on or around February 8th
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.
We're committed to building a workforce that represents the communities we serve, and a working environment in which each individual feels valued, respected, fairly treated, and able to reach their full potential.