Project Manager – Power

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • Salary: £40000 - £60000/annum


Role Description:

To manage and assist day-to-day operations on specifically assigned projects and/or work streams associated with Framework Contracts providing civil and cable installation services to the Electricity Supply Industry and key clients such as National Grid and Distribution Network Operators (DNO’s) predominately up to 132Kv, but also 275 and 400kv. To manage and ensure the efficient and economic use of resources, materials, transport, plant and equipment to its best potential. To manage and assist in feasibility studies. Supporting the bid team at tender stage, providing them with route surveys, paving schedules and tender programmes.

Principle Duties and Accountabilities:

Responsible for the Management of projects or multiple contracts (number assigned will be subject to value, duration and complexity) and effective deployment of resources to ensure works are delivered incident free, in compliance with company policy and procedures, client specifications and standards, to programme and within budget. Continuous development of client and supply chain partner relationships and where identified implementation of cost effective innovations to the business. The role will require and active involvement in the tendering and estimation process and preparation of both tender and construction programmes requiring liaison with Estimators and Surveyors to provide operational and technical support in the compilation of bids and feasibility studies.


·Manage all operational aspects of specific projects and activities ensuring that they are on time, within planned costs, to the specifications and drawings and profitable to the agreed standard.

·Ownership of assigned project and / or multiple contracts, responsible for ensuring contract administration in accordance with the company integrated management system (IMS) and contract terms and conditions.

·Manage and assist in feasibility studies surveys/reports

·Supporting the bid team at tender stage, providing them with route surveys, paving schedules and tender programmes

·Promotion and implementation of SQE policies and procedures.

·Participation in delivery of site safety briefings and toolbox talks

·Ensure that all health safety quality and environmental requirements pertaining to the project are in place and monitored.

·Encourage the reporting of near misses

·Regular site visits and progress review meetings with the designated site managers

·Identifying opportunities for introduction of new innovations and industry products


·A positive attitude

·To be an effective leader

·To be a competent manager

·Technically competent in power engineering

·Good communication skills, both written and verbal

·Self-motivated but able to work as part of a team

·Good organisational and time-management skills

·Good negotiation skills and persuasiveness

·Confidence presenting to large groups of people i.e safety briefings etc

·Trustworthiness and discretion when handling confidential information

·A smart appearance and professional manner at all times.

Qualifications / Competency:

·CITB or equivalent in site safety management (SSSTS)

·CSCS Card for appropriate level of responsibility/competency

·Minimum 2 years’ experience in project managers position


·Competent in use of MS Word, MS Project, Excel and Office Outlook.


·National Grid Competent Persons

·Temporary Works Supervisor


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