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Project Manager – Onshore Wind Construction – UK

Project Manager – Onshore Wind Construction – UK

  • Location

    Edinburgh

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact email:

    charlie@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-12

  • Consultant:

    Charlie Wilkes Green

Project Manager – Onshore Wind – UK
 
My Client
 
My client are a global leading Owner and Operator of Renewable Energy assets.  They are looking to build a Project Management function for their portfolio of Onshore Wind Farms. 
 
Role Purpose
 
Reporting to Program Manager, the Project Manager role is key to delivering the construction of an Onshore Wind Farm in line with the time/quality/financial targets of the Project Delivery function. The Project Manager will act as the company authority relative to front line project support and will be responsible for the technical and commercial performance of the project. Following evaluation, the suitable candidate will ensure amendments to ensure delivery in line with targets.  
 
Key Accountabilities
 
Acting as the main interface during project construction – managing all stakeholders including landowners and the public.
Ensure that all construction activities are carried out in line with safety standards and in line with all respected laws and legislation. 
You will be responsible for contractor management as well as attending and completing contractor workshops at periodic milestones, safe work observations and regular contractor reviews Coordinate and influence project activities to ensure that key milestones are met.
Devising and monitoring performance targets for all contractors
Using technology to optimise project specification and drive down the Cost of Energy.
Responsibility for budgets and programmes
Monitor and report on all project activities
Manage and minimise on all project risks, ensuring management are in the loop regarding any significant developments. 
Ensure QA and approve on all technical contractor activities
Manage the procurement process across all stages of the project in line with Company policy
Contribute towards technical due diligence
 
Key requirements
 
Masters or University degree in Engineering – preferably Mechanical or Electrical 
10+ years of experience (and the successful management of) in the delivery of large scale onshore wind farms 
A track record in ensuring high standards of safety at construction sites  
Strong technical skillset across: turbine, mechanical, electrical and civil 
A strong ability to interpret key technical attributes in negotiating supply contracts.
Ability to effectively dissolve project risks and appropriately mitigate