Location: Colchester

?We have a vacancy for a Design Project Manager to join British Power International based in Colchester.  The Project Manager will be responsible for delivering a portfolio of design projects associated with construction, refurbishment, and maintenance projects on Power Distribution and Transmission networks and connection projects.

  • The main duties and responsibilities will include;
  • Project manage the end to end process from Stage 1 application through to project opening and final payment, including for design reviews, financial reviews and customer meetings.
  • Understanding of customer technical and contractual requirements
  • Motivating and facilitating engineers to ensure that customer requirements are delivered within budget and on time.
  • Reporting project progress to the Head of Project Management Office
  • Support with liaising with internal and external clients to answer technical queries
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises and devise contingency plans.
  • Assisting sales with the writing of bid documents.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, requirements documentation and presentations.

Skills and Experience required;

  • Project Management experience delivering to budget, time and quality restraints
  • Thorough understanding of HV electrical engineering in a major projects environment
  • Commercially and contractually astute with a knowledge of the NEC3 contracts or similar
  • Problem solving, analytical and communication abilities 
  • An understanding of Distribution Network Operator (DNO) harmonized design standards would be advantageous
  • Confident in dealing with people at all levels and ability to influence 

Qualifications required;

  • MSc/BSc/BEng in Electrical or Power Systems Engineering or similar
  • A recognised project management qualification

Job Reference: BPI1288

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