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Project Manager - HV Substation Works, South West

National Grid

National Grid

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Latteridge, Bristol BS37, UK
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024

Project Manager - HV Substation Works, South West


Latteridge, GB, BS37 9TX GB

Division: SW Projects
Job Type:
Requisition Number: 52281
Department: Electricity Transmission - Operations
Job Function: Capital Project Delivery

How do you ensure that projects are expertly managed and controlled?

We’re looking for a talented Project Manager to join us. You’ll be managing the delivery of projects within our substations and contributing to Net Zero. But you won’t just be supporting our Net Zero goals, the work you do will ensure that our electricity network continues to be one of the safest and most reliable in the world. This role is flexible on base location across the South West, hybrid working with a mix of site, home and office however this is flexible and project dependant.

You’ll project manage high volume multiple asset replacement schemes across different sites covering the South West of England and South Wales, this also includes responsibility for managing the financial expenditure on projects valued at £100k - £4m and at different stages in their lifecycle. Your portfolio of projects will be covering various construction-based projects such as, Single Asset Interventions (Circuit Breaker, disconnectors, CT’s and VT’s), Transformer Installations, Shunt Reactor Installations, Cable Replacements, Protection and Control Replacements, Cyber Security Installations covering sites across the South West of England and South Wales. We’ve got your journey covered with a company vehicle, paid travel, and an excellent Work/life balance culture.

You’ll project manage NG operational teams on self-delivered schemes and suppliers on contractor delivered schemes ensuring site-based constriction activities are safely and efficiently managed in accordance with NG Policies and Procedures. This includes CDM roles and responsibilities. You will be expected to stay away from home from time to time i.e., sometimes but not regularly, although this can vary depending on the location of projects at any one time.

What are the requirements?
Minimum HNC in an Electrical or Mechanical Engineering discipline. A hands-on approach to project, stakeholder and contractor management. Knowledge of contract management specific to NEC suite of contracts. Working knowledge of CDM Regulations. Familiar with Health, Safety and Environmental legislation. Full UK Driving Licence. Desirable - Construction/Electrical background. Certificate in Management Studies. Project Management Qualifications.

Pay and Benefits

• A Salary of £49,310 to 62,399 pa + Excellent benefits package + Company car.
• 26 days 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%. Totalling 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 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.

If you would like the chance to do something about climate change, whilst also working on a commodity that affects every single person in England and Wales, we’d be very interested in talking to you.

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