Senior Project Manager

Posted 03/06/2024 by Balfour Beatty UK

Fort Augustus

About the role

Our work matters to millions. It’ll matter to you too. Join our Power Transmission and Distribution team as a Site Based Senior Project Manager on the Operational Team based on the beautiful Isle of Skye and you’ll be a big part of fascinating, complex, varied and meaningful work.

As a Senior Project Manager your role will be able to,

  • Plan, manage and deliver the Project /Projects you are aligned to.
  • Deliver the Power T&D business strategy and objectives on your tenders and outperform on key success measures
  • Manage commercial and business risks to achieve targets
  • Understand the relevant commercial terms and conditions for each project/tender.

In return we offer you.

£Competitive - DOA + excellent benefits including Site Allowances, Company Car and Substance Allowances (Subject to T&C’s of role)

Opportunity to shape what’s next in a pivotal project management role with an industry leader. What you do here as a Project Manager will matter. Not just to the infrastructure and engineering experts you will manage or the supportive colleagues who’ll value your perspective. Your work will matter to society, as you help us to shape large-scale Power engineering projects.

When it comes to developing our people, our project management team are award winning. Joining the team as a Project Manager, you’ll get to:

  • Secure a future in an industry that’s enjoying significant investment
  • Take pride in adding your talents to our focus on building sustainably Power for the future
  • Lead and inspire a multi-skilled team and set the tone for large infrastructure projects
  • Take charge of all aspects of project delivery – from initiation, planning and design, to delivery, monitoring, commissioning, and handover
  • Be part of something big by helping us to connect communities and build sustainably
  • Benefit from a project management development pathway towards chartership with the Association for Project Management
  • Prove yourself and lead bigger and bigger projects in a rapidly growing industry
  • Build relationships with clients and other stakeholders
  • Be a critical part of a business that’s embedding innovation into all we do.

What you'll be doing

To make a real impact as a Senior Project Manager with us, you’ll need:

  • Project delivery experience to make sure we meet high quality and safety standards
  • Will preferably have experience in Power/ Utilities within large infrastructure projects
  • Strong communication skills to manage, mentor and empower your team
  • The confidence and credibility to liaise with business leaders
  • Commercial acumen to control costs and keep projects in budget
  • To understand standard forms of contracts and performance evaluation techniques.

If you’re inspired by the chance to grow like never before through meaningful work, join us as a Senior Project Manager. As well as benefits that include a share plan, pension, recognition scheme, employee assistance programme and generous annual and volunteering leave, you’ll be safe, seen, heard and respected throughout your career with us. Apply now

Who we're looking for

You will have the following:

  • Experience of Management and Delivery of high value civils projects
  • Proven track record in tendering and managing complex projects, including sub-contractors
  • Commercial awareness with knowledge of both budgetary and Financial control
  • Be able to lead, manage and develop a team of Project Managers.

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

Our skilled and dedicated teams deliver a range of proactive and reactive services which support a reliable and safe supply of power flowing to millions of homes and businesses around the world. Our contracts range from 50,000 schemes to 100 million plus major projects.

Balfour Beatty’s Power Transmission & Distribution teams work with regional, national and international electricity network owners and operators to provide technical engineering solutions. With experience and expertise across the full spectrum of the electricity grid our teams have capability across overhead lines, cable tunnels, distribution networks and substations. From scoping and feasibility, to design, construction and on-going maintenance, our in-house experts, flexible resources and industry-leading innovations support clients in the development of some of the world’s most ambitious power transmission and distribution projects.

At Balfour Beatty we are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential, not only because this is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a better business. To ensure we deliver on this commitment, we have a UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan which sets out the wide range of targeted, proactive, measurable steps we are taking to make this a reality. You can read our UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan in full at (url removed)/value_everyone

To help and support us with our desired commitment to create an inclusive culture we are members of WISE, enei, Business Disability Forum and Women into Construction. In 2020, we signed the Audeliss and Involve Open Letter to demonstrate our commitment to taking key long term and sustainable actions on Black Inclusion. Balfour Beatty is also a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role.

Further information on Disability Confident can be found at: https://(url removed)/

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