Senior Project Manager - Bamber Bridge

Bamber Bridge, Preston
06 Oct 2020
04 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

A Senior Project Manager is responsible for the safe delivery of a portfolio of projects so as to achieve favourable outcomes in respect of customer satisfaction, time, cost and quality.
A Senior Project Manager is accountable for projects of significant value, complexity and risk. A Senior Project Manager manages projects independently adhering to all JFN processes and procedures, and possesses a good understanding of project management principles.



  • Working with bid teams to scope projects and determine requirements, including exclusions and assumptions.
  • Providing cost and delivery estimates and quotations, including margin and cash flow analysis.
  • Contributions to tender preparation.
  • Preparation of project schedules.
  • Evaluating project risks.
  • Developing partnering/supplier strategies
  • Planning
    • Reading and interpreting project specifications.
    • Working with the project teams to plan resource requirements, project milestones and deliverables.
    • Preparing project budgets and developing a cost base for the project.
    • Preparing key planning documents such as Project Execution Plans, Risk Register, Delivery Schedule etc.
    • Generating resourced and costed schedules of work (Microsoft Project or Primavera P6).
    • Setting up project files and templates.
    • Holding internal and external opening-up meetings.
    • Risk assessment and mitigation plans.
    • Lead the partnering/supplier strategy and develop contracts for sub-contractors.
    • Ensure the availability of SQEP personnel to deliver the contract.
    • Implementation
      • Overall management, tracking and controlling of the project.
      • Controlling project costs.
      • Reporting internally on project performance.
      • Tracking and reporting internally on the financial performance of the project including spend profiles, budgeted and earned values, forecasted completion costs etc. using the Company’s Business Management System.
      • Manage change control throughout the project including Early Warning Notices and Compensation Event Notices.
      • Managing the project team.
      • Develop a cost base for the project.
      • Supply chain management.
      • Risk management.
      • Ensuring invoices are submitted and monies are received.
      • Key customer interface for the project including contractual change control, customer reporting and progress meetings.
      • Develop and implement the overall project schedule including resource allocation and critical path analysis.
      • Project Close-out
        • Planning/managing contract close-out review meetings.
        • Compilation of Lifetime Quality Records.
        • EHS&Q
          • Overall responsibility for the EHS&Q of the project including Safety Plans and ensuring subcontractors conform to all EHS&Q requirements in liaison with the EHS&Q department.
          • Ensuring compliance with company Quality Policy and procedures.
          • Flow-down of quality requirements to external suppliers.
          • Preparation of Quality Plans.
          • Ensuring Lifetime Quality Records are complete and archived.
          • Significant experience of managing independently projects of significant value (£5M+), complexity and risk, preferably within the UK nuclear or other highly regulated industry
          • Track record of project delivery success.
          • Experience in an engineering or manufacturing environment.
          • Good experience in contract change management.
          • Risk management experience on large projects.
          • Good contractual understanding, particularly NEC 3.
          • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Project and/or Primavera P6.
          • Commercially focused and financially literate.
          • Good understanding of general project management concepts and reporting methodologies.
          • Good organisational skills and high attention to detail.
          • Competent at leading a project management team.
          • Team building, motivational and mentoring skills.
          • Clear and precise communicator.
          • Excellent written and numerical skills.
          • Good general office computer skills.
          • Associate Member of APM and working towards achievement of Full Membership (MAPM)
          • Tertiary engineering/technical qualification such as HNC, degree or equivalent experience.
          • UK driving licence.