Construction Project Manager

The Role:

In this role you will manage the on-site construction activities for the clients project pipeline.

This is a newly created opportunity with the client as we are growing our construction management services team. You will establish sound CDM standards, systems and procedures for the clients' construction activities as well as prepare, manage and report on project construction milestones, budgets, cash flows and program at a portfolio level.

You will have the opportunity to support the recruitment and co- ordination of on-site construction management teams and co-ordinate with wider project delivery team to enhance the development and delivery of the clients' project pipeline to energisation by providing guidance throughout the design, procurement, construction, and commissioning phases.

To be successful in the role you will have competency and experience in the construction management of renewable energy projects, the ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders effectively and be commercially astute and process driven

What you will do:

  • Manage several construction projects in parallel, depending on scale and complexity, taking ownership of project budget, program and reporting.
  • Co-ordinate and manage close working relationships with external contractors, consultants, suppliers and other relevant stakeholders throughout the construction process.
  • Proactively identify and solve problems as they arise, taking preventative measures to avoid risks to the project schedule and budget. Manage and report on deviations from project schedules, budgets or scope at portfolio level.
  • Provide technical advice to the senior management team to ensure all construction management factors during the build process are appropriately considered and risk assessed and are in compliance with Construction, Health & Safety and Grid Code standards and legislation.
  • Support the development of tender documentation and review, in conjunction with the wider team, contractor designs, processes and commercial proposals.
  • Support the negotiation of efficient and cost-effective contracts for project delivery where required
  • Co-ordinate with the wider project delivery team to ensure projects are constructed in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner
  • Co-ordinate Owner’s Engineer services on site
  • Support and influence the development and growth of the wider project delivery team

What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Mechanical/Electrical/Energy Engineering or related discipline.
  • 8+ years’ experience working in renewable energy
  • Proven track record of construction management and site experience in the construction of large-scale Solar PV plants is essential
  • Evidence of successfully managing multiple projects to demanding deadlines
  • Strong technical knowledge all relevant Construction and Health & Safety standards and regulations across the UK and Ireland
  • Knowledge of the AC and DC electrical design of solar PV plants, energy storage and grid connection methodologies.
  • Strong commercial, technical and safety conscious approach to risk vs reward measures
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Job Details
London, United Kingdom
Job Type
11 JUL 2024
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