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Senior Project Manager - Automation & Digital Solutions


This is a fantastic opening for a Senior Project Manager with extensive experience of managing Automation, Engineering and multidiscipline projects and proven experience managing project teams and other Project/Package Managers.

You will be given vast opportunities to excel within a leading Oil&Gas company and given responsibility for the Commercial and Technical success of all projects within your own portfolio.

  • Are you exceptional in providing leadership to project and engineering teams?
  • Do you have the drive to provide the highest standards for Health and Safety and Compliance?

Read below to find out more.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Management team, Engineering Team, and Head of Projects on all commercial and contractual aspects for their allocated projects. As well as ensuring that the solution provided is of minimum cost whilst being technically acceptable and in accordance with the client specifications and the company offer.
  • Health and Safety - This is of paramount importance to the business. Personal Safety is the number one objective. Leadership is essential. Ensure that you work closely with the Health and Safety Team and ensure all projects and personnel are operating fully in accordance with the Company Health and Safety processes and procedures
    • Schedule Management - Develop and maintain the schedule/programme. Where applicable work with Planners to ensure effective Project control
    • Commercial Management – Achieve and better overall project budgetary requirements. Manage procurement and invoicing to ensure a favourable cash flow for the company for financial maintenance. Where applicable work with QS and Cost Engineers to ensure effective Project control
    • Contract Management – Manage and execute the project to the contract, maximising revenue, and financial performance. Recognise and maximise variation opportunities and commercially manage contract variations
    • Technical Management – Be responsible in all aspects for the Technical Delivery of the Project
    • Customer Management – Be the prime customer contact for Technical and Commercial issues and ensure that the customer is both kept informed and under control by always maintaining a pro-active approach
  • Develop commercial specifications for subcontract works
  • Development of technical specifications for sub-contracted works and the management of the works such that the requisite delivery timescales and quality standards are achieved
  • Risk Management – Work closely with the Management Team to identify risks, consequences, and mitigating actions to remove risks as quickly as possible (Liquidated Damages, tight delivery periods, etc.)
  • Internal Reporting - Submission of Monthly Progress Reports to the Head of Projects. Where applicable report to the monthly Project Board, Presentation, understanding and explanation of EV, CPI, SPI, and S-Curve data
  • Strategy Development - In conjunction with the Management Team further develop the strategy for maximising the commercial returns on the project. To be undertaken at outset of Project
  • Planning - In conjunction with the Management Team identify the obligations, both in terms of activities and timescales, of all parties - client, company project staff, and non-project staff & sub-contractors - involved in the delivery of the project
  • Scope Management - Ensure that no additional element of scope is engineered unless there is a commercial benefit to the company either in the form of savings or an increase in overall order value
  • Multidiscipline Team Management – Management of multiple disciplines including Automation, Functional Safety and other Engineering disciplines, Control Panel Manufacture and E&I Installation. Ensure that team members are provided with the requisite task definitions, information, and tools to perform the allocated tasks
  • Quality Management - Define and manage the quality objectives for the project, ensuring that they are appropriate to the client and project
  • Sales/Proposals - Report sales and business development opportunities for the sales/proposals department to follow-up. Work with and aid Sales/Proposals department to provide expertise to opportunities
  • Resource Management. Manage company resource with assistance from the Management Team and Head of Projects to ensure all engineers are always utilised productively, and customer demands are met
  • Deputise for the Head of Projects – Stand in for the Head of Projects

If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you.

If you’re looking for a new opportunity and have the skills set that our client is looking for, apply with your current CV today and a member of the Millbank team will be in touch.

Forbes HR (part of Millbank Holdings Group) is an equal opportunities employer and respects diversity.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons who are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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Millbank operates as an Employment Agency and Business.