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Project Manager (Gas)

Employer
Connect It Utility Services Limited
Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30 Jul 2024

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Sector
Construction / Built Environment
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Established in 2001, Connect it Utility Services is a leading provider of multi-utility connections in the UK. With a commitment to delivering excellence in utility services, we specialize in electric, water and gas infrastructure for residential, commercial, and industrial developments as well as projects for network operators and commercial EV charging installs. Our comprehensive services cover everything from design to installation, ensuring reliable utility connections for our clients nationwide.

We re growing and to help support our success we are looking to expand our teams by recruiting a specialist Project Manager with experience on the gas networks, focussed on delivery of multi utility connections.

You will take ownership, control and responsibility for the coordination, implementation, execution, and completion of gas works.

Key skills:

  • Ensuring that projects are delivered to the satisfaction of the customer, are fit for purpose and to budget within allotted timescales whilst maintaining quality controls throughout each stage of the project life cycle.
  • Meet or exceed company expectations for health & safety, quality, customer satisfaction, and programme performance.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships, gaining acceptance to proposals and changes.
  • Take responsibility for preparing all relevant documentation to enable works to be delivered in a controlled manner at all stages both on and off site.
  • Ensure effective handover of projects to ensure contractual obligations are met and full commercial entitlement is achieved.
  • Identify the correct resources and assign responsibilities to ensure efficient use of labour.
  • Revise plans as necessary in accordance with the needs of the job.
  • Ensure that relations with the client/customer and all stakeholders in the project are maintained and managed.
  • Apply the client s procedures/methodology where necessary and enforce project standards.
  • Minimise exposure to risk on the project.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Must have relevant skills and experience, e.g. CP and AE on gas live connections, writing ROs and NROs, works supervisor and site management.
  • Computer literate with ability to work on site inputting data into a tablet and managing emails, reviewing spreadsheets and other documents.
  • Able to lead teams with a variety of abilities and communicate constructively with people at all levels.
  • A clear thinker with determination, energy, and enthusiasm for their working environment with good planning and organisational skills.
  • Able to manage multiple projects effectively and escalate upwards where necessary.
  • Excellent negotiation, numerical and written communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure with a can-do attitude.
  • Able to work with ambiguity and able to manage and respond positively to change.
  • Good attention to detail with excellent time management skills.

Additional:

  • MUST HAVE written examples of routine and non-routine operations (ROs and NROs) where you have been the named competent person (CP) or authorising engineer (AE).

  • NRSWA experience and ideally hold current certification.
  • EUSR / SHEA.
  • SMSTS / SSSTS.
  • First Aid qualified.
  • Full UK driving licence.

Connect it is an equal opportunities employer, and we value diversity and promote equality across our business. We welcome applications from all sections of society and are always happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application. The terminology used in this advert is not intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010.

By submitting your application for this position, you are authorising for your personal information to be treated in accordance with GDPR. All information submitted to us in relation to your application will be stored confidentially and will only be used in accordance with the Connect it Privacy Policy.

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