Company: Wood
Skills: Project Management
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Site Based (Various)

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Power Solutions UK are currently recruiting for a Project Manager with extensive experience in managing and delivering EHV Cable Projects

You will have substantial experience of running multi - million - pound projects safely to time and to budget and experience of working on National Grid, SSE, SPEN & similar Cabling transmission and distribution operators

Purpose of the Role:

Be responsible for the management and delivery and all aspects of development and performance management, ensuring that assigned projects are delivered safely and within the financial & programme requirements. In addition, ensuring high standards are applied in the management and execution of the project delivery whilst aligning to Wood T&D & client objectives

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the preparation of win plans for strategic bids and tenders
  • Responsible for the successful delivery of all stages of an assigned projects to meet the key programme milestones. Provide support and preparation for the mobilization of new projects
  • Accountable for the approval of the scope of works, the plan and estimate for each element of the project
  • Accountable for team consistency in the preparation and presentation of project controls to be deployed on the project, including but not limited to; PMP, QA / QC
  • Plan, project programme, risk & change management, EVM analysis, internal budget control and cash flow throughout
  • Prioritising the assignment of project resources and resolving conflicting requirements to actively seeking to improve and optimize project delivery
  • Ensure that performance management ethos and practice is adopted by project delivery teams
  • Achieving a consistent high standard of project programming and producing monthly reports
  • Ensuring the successful resolution of issues and challenges on individual projects as required Providing guidance and leadership and when necessary, acting in the role of trouble - shooter
  • Demonstrate effective individual and collective SHE leadership and promote enthusiastic SHE culture. Manage Safety through early development incorporating life cycle designs that minimize risk to personnel. Drive the "Safety by Design" philosophy through the project delivery process
  • To work within established Company policies and procedures to address breaches of the SHE policies or management systems where necessary
  • Ensuring that any lessons learned and innovation are applied internally within the Wood T&D business
  • Enforcing standards of quality and professionalism for each stage of the project cycle
  • Monitoring compliance with, and the monitoring of NEC Contract terms and conditions, scope of work and variations log, NEC Contract terms and conditions, scope of work and variations log with sub - contractors
  • Managing the Programme of Works, Quality Plan and Project Risk Register
  • Promote company values and standards and exhibit appropriate behaviour in accordance with Company ethos demonstrating safety, integrity & commitment at all times
  • In accordance with our certification to the standards OHSAS 18001, ISO9001:2000 and ISO 14001 each employee will comply with and contribute to the effective implementation of the: Health and Safety policy, Quality Policy and Environmental Policy
  • Undertake any other duties as and when necessary to meet the varying demands of the business and satisfy the needs of the role

Skills / Qualifications

  • Engineering qualification (Degree / HND / HNC) or equivalent industry track record
  • Recognized SHE qualification such as NEBOSH
  • Project management qualification
  • National Grid Authorizations
  • Commercial and Contractual awareness
  • Ability to lead and build project teams
  • Be able to work away from home regularly and for prolonged periods

Skills and Experience:
  • Experience of working with National Grid
  • Experience of leading and managing project teams on Cabling projects through all phases of design, construction, commission and close out, including Programme / Project management / Planning skills
  • Experience of managing the design requirements for Cabling projects inclusive of commercial budgets
  • Experience of developing and managing good working relationships with client and sub - contractors
  • Understanding of Engineering Principals and knowledge and understanding of and belief in the principles of CDM
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of NEC Forms of Contract
  • Knowledge and working understanding of Cabling Installation Techniques
  • Financial and commercial understanding
  • Fully conversant with NG Technical Standards, policies and procedures
  • Hold a full driving licence

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.