Senior Project Manager Kiln 3 and 4 Project

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Senior Project Manager Kiln 3 and 4 Project

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    Rachel Rizzotti

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    about 2 months ago

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Reporting to Manager of Project Delivery, the Senior Project Manager will be responsible for delivering the Kiln 3 and 4 project to extend Urenco’s Tail Management Facility, on time, on budget and safely. The position covers the full project lifecycle from conceptual design, through to project delivery stages and closure. This role has multiple stakeholders, internal and external customers, as it is interfacing directly across the Urenco Group Consequentially the ability and availability to travel to and work in several locations is required.

The main areas of responsibility will include:

  • Actively promote a pro-active safety culture, and be a role model, throughout the project lifecycle and across the group

  • Advise, consult, lead and provide feedback in the development and evolvement of the Group’s Project delivery strategy, aligned to deliver against the group’s objectives and strategy across its capex portfolio

  • Overall responsibility for the delivery of projects to meet safety, scope, cost, schedule and business benefits objectives. Communicate strategy, objectives and benefits to business unit and group whilst implementing the organisational strategy to achieve maximum business benefit

  • Develop a high performance team, ensuring flawless integration of all sub-disciplines and functions throughout the project lifecycle

  • Foster and enhance owner relationships with subcontractors and vendors

  • Ensure Urenco’s commercial position is robustly protected through the application of industry best practice in contracting strategies, supplier selection, procurement, contract negotiation and contract management

  • Leveraging experience from a number of industry sectors and continuously scan the market for best practice, analysing developments and assessing how they can be exploited by Urenco to further value creation/delivery/capture/protection

  • The role will ensure knowledge is retained and transferred inter-Urenco and undertake lessons learned reviews to promote continuous improvement in all project engineering practices

We are now looking for an individual who can make a difference and add value to our existing team. The following skills and experience will provide an indication of the types of team players we are looking for:

  • Educated to degree level within a relevant subject

  • MBA or equivalent qualification is desirable, however not essential

  • Project Management Qualification / Accreditation such as APM or PMI – essential

  • Ability to analyse project requirements and critical success factors and translate these into bespoke delivery strategies

  • Demonstrable experience in developing and implementing strategies that successfully deliver project to Business objectives (safety, budget, cost, benefits)

  • Experience of and be skilled in managing ambiguity and being confident to take accountability for delivering projects to the business

  • Experience of managing complex contractual relationships including the provision of free-issue materials, technology or IP, able to demonstrate a proven track record in managing suppliers to deliver within this context

  • Demonstrable ability in building teams of highly performing professionals, communicating strategy and building a team accountable for the delivery of the project

  • Solid knowledge of leading project management techniques

  • Skilled in leading project teams to success with minimal supervision

  • Technical background in engineering

  • Proven track record in managing contract delivery, protecting the owner’s contractual position at all times and preventing the likelihood of claims

  • Extensive knowledge of the EPC contractor, major EPS and Construction supply markets – desirable

  • Conversant in business English

This is a Full time, permanent position to be based at Capenhurst.