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Project Manager

Location: Dounreay
Salary: Salary depending on experience
Benefits: benefits + overtime
Reference: J43913
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 9th May 2024
Closing: 6th June 2024

Are you ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role as a Project Manager for a significant project at Dounreay? I’m recruiting for an experienced individual to lead an established team in delivering excellence for a major power transmission line in the North of Scotland.  

Role Overview: As the Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the planning, execution, and completion of Dounreay Substation project. The project is a high voltage alternating current (HVAC) transmission system between Finstown in Orkney and Dounreay in Caithness, capable of transmitting no less than 220MW of power and you’ll be at the forefront of ensuring that all project objectives are met within specified timeframes and budgetary constraints.

All accommodation, travel and subsistence payments will be covered by the contractor. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the project team in all phases of project execution, from initiation to closeout.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, schedules, and budgets to track progress and ensure alignment with project goals.
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to gather requirements, address concerns, and facilitate effective communication throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Manage project resources, including personnel, equipment, and materials, to optimise efficiency and productivity.
  • Implement and enforce safety protocols and quality standards to ensure a safe working environment and deliver high-quality results.
  • Identify and mitigate risks proactively to minimise disruptions and deviations from project objectives.
  • Monitor and report on project performance, including key performance indicators (KPIs), to stakeholders and senior management.
  • Foster a collaborative and positive team environment, providing leadership, guidance, and support to project team members.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in project management, preferably in the construction industry, with a successful track record of delivering projects on time and within budget.
  • Strong leadership abilities with the ability to motivate and inspire team members to achieve project goals.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and the ability to make sound decisions under pressure.
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies and tools, such as Agile or Scrum, is a plus.
  • Certification in project management is desirable but not required.

Why Join Us:

  • Opportunity to work on a high-profile project that will make a significant impact on the community.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including healthcare, overtime and professional development opportunities.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment where your contributions are valued and recognised.
  • Career growth and advancement opportunities within the organisation.

If you’re ready to take your project management career to the next level and be part of an exciting and challenging project, we want to hear from you! Apply now to join the team at Dounreay Substation and make a difference.

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