Principal Project Manager

Harley People
Inverness, Highland
05 Feb 2021
05 Mar 2021
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

To manage and deliver allocated, complex, multi disciplinary contracts safely in accordance with legislation and Procedures and to contract specification and programme, while building and sustaining long term customer relationships in accordance with project relationship matrix.


Accountable for submitting and meeting accurate forecasts for cost and turnover achieving forecast margins for allocated contracts

Effectively lead and line manage project teams, including training, development and performance management

Ensure that allocated contracts are effectively planned and progress reviewed on a weekly basis

Timely submission of weekly reports in an agreed format

To support the tender processes and strategy as required

Establish and manage a clear communication plan for Client and suppliers as appropriate meeting Essential KPIs

To ensure that Client and key Stakeholders aspirations are fully understood and incorporated into the delivery plan as appropriate

  • To promote safe working practices and ensure full implementation and compliance with safety responsibilities and overall HSEA project accountability for compliance with statutory legislation, Company Standards and management systems, processes and procedures. These include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Accountable for ensuring that all planned Safety Inspections and Visible Felt Leadership tours are completed in accordance with the approved programme, and that identified actions are closed out in a timely manner
  • Accountable for ensuring the Safety, Quality, Environmental and Construction Phase Plans, work package plans and task briefs, are accurately produced, approved and implemented effectively for allocated contracts
  • Ensure that adequate and site access and welfare facilities are provided for all work activities
  • Participate in regular monthly safety meeting with Line Manager
  • Hold monthly safety meeting with direct reports to include monthly cascade safety brief
  • Ensure that accident / incident reporting and investigations are undertaken in a timely manner as instructed and in accordance with the safety management system, and that issues arising are addressed in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all staff are briefed on the essential contents of the management safety system, and records are kept accordingly
  • Ensure that stipulated PPE is worn by all staff in compliance with mandated procedures and legislation
  • Identify specific training needs for individuals (including yourself) so as to ensure people have the necessary competency for the allocated tasks
  • Ensure that mandatory training and competency certification for all individuals are valid and copies available
  • Ensure that statutory safety and relevant company safety documents are displayed in site cabins and office.
  • Ensure Ground disturbance procedure is briefed; and that records are kept and strictly adhered to
  • Investigate all reportable accidents, incidents, thefts and site losses and provide reports within 48 hours to the Line Manager
  • Maintain site records and index of COSHH assessments for all substances
  • Co-ordinate site lay-out with due regard for site security

Professional Profile


Min HNC / HND in Engineering (or a similar approved qualification)

Degree in Engineering (or similar qualification at this level)

Must be able to drive and have a current, valid driving licence


Computer literacy – Excel, Word, Power point and Microsoft Outlook


Significant project management experience successfully delivering multi- discipline projects

Commercially experienced and competent.

Skilled at customer and supply chain management in challenging environments

Personal Profile

Behavioural competencies

  • The ability to manage and lead a team in the successful delivery of multi-disciplinary projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills to influence and manage all stakeholders

Technical competencies

  • Satisfy requirements of PTS medical
  • PTS / IWA
  • Health & Safety Training (IOSH)
  • Knowledge of Risk Assessment techniques
  • Environmental awareness Tool Box talk