Senior Project Manager

25 Sep 2019
23 Oct 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Role Profile

Drive a culture based on nuclear safety and quality throughout the project, acting as a role model for the internal team and external interfaces.

Manage the business and operational processes and systems to support the project management, planning, design and delivery functions within the HPC workstreams. This will include interfacing with the client, other contractors and the various operational teams to ensure we deliver against a fully intergrated plan with the flexibility to meet the project requirements.

Key Responsibilities

Ensure the smooth delivery of relevant work stream to the client,

Drive a culture focused on nuclear safety and quality

Lead the work stream team, setting standards, identifying specific roles and responsibilities and identifying the required levels of training, qualifications and experience to meet SQEP requirements

Develop internal and external relationships needed to make the project a success

Manage all aspects of the work stream including logistics, resource, planning and finance, taking ownership of the key project milestones and objectives

Follow the agreed governance, monitoring and reporting processes

Manage the financial performance and reporting of all work stream deliverables

Report work stream performance, highlighting and managing all risks & issues and their mitigations throughout the project life cycle.

Manage change within the work stream in line with the NEC3 contract requirements.

Produce standard project documentation, maintaining rigorous adherence to the documentation and storage requirements for Teamcenter.

Proactively support the wider aims of the HPC project and other related activities

Drive continuous improvement

Typical Deliverables

Produce monthly work stream reports demonstrating internal performance measures on nuclear safety, quality and delivery

Manage the end-end delivery, risk and change processes

Implement initiatives within the work stream to continually improve the performance, quality of delivery and our focus on nuclear safety.

Maintain a risk and opportunity register highlighting areas for concern and growth.

Produce standard workstream governance and review documentation

Lead the team to achieve milestones and objectives

Develop training and developments plans for team members

Business Operational Experience

Demonstrable success leading telecommunications and/or capital works projects with high technology content in a safety or mission critical environment, and involving contractual frameworks such as NEC3.

Knowledge of working in a highly regulated and safety critical environment, such as nuclear

Knowledge of working in the construction sector, including safety and environmental requirments and how these are applied, monitored and improved.

Excellent Client facing skills, comfortable engaging at senior levels within their organisation

Experience of managing multiple stakeholders and building strong relationships with the Client and Suppliers to meet the programme objectives will be essential for this role.

Strong and proven ability to work under pressure

Excellent influencing and negotiating skills

Excellent financial and commercial awareness

Experience of delivery in the nuclear sector would be an advantage

Excellent understanding of risk and issue management and mitigation strategies.

Is recognised as an expert within own workstream disciplines.

Experience in managing a team of project managers

Business Operational Qualifications

Prince 2 qualified to Practitioner level or similar industry recognised discipline

Degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline

Behavioural Requirements:

Along with telent employee behaviours, these additional behaviours are required for HPC:

Demonstrating that safety and, in particular, nuclear safety, is the first consideration.Applying the Zero Harm principle

Being prepared to "call out" when something is "not right" in a constructive and positive way.

A desire to build robust working relationships beyond company boundaries.

Honesty, to admit or point out when things are not going well

Constantly seeking ways to raise performance and encouraging others to do so.

Self-awareness and humility.Being aware of one's own limitations and welcoming the help and support of others.

Understanding the skills of the team members and valuing the contribution that each makes.

Respecting the views and opinions of others, especially when they disagree with them.

Always trying to be clear when communicating with others, taking the time to explain and to confirm the other person's understanding.

Recognising the power of working collaboratively.

Resilience when faced with problems, seeking solutions and remaining positive.

Excellent Employee Benefits:

telent is committed to ensuring that we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary and benefits packages. Join us and you can expect to receive:

33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year

Company pension scheme

A range of family friendly policies including childcare vouchers

An employee-funded car leasing scheme

Occupational health support

Telent Rewards Scheme

So why choose telent for your next opportunity?

To build, run and maintain a successful network, you need a connected approach - a team you can trust from strategy to support, and everything in between. At telent, this is what we do!

As part of our team, you could be working with some of the biggest names in the Traffic, Rail, Public Safety, Defence and Service Provider sectors including London Underground, Network Rail, Transport for London, RNLI, MOD and Virgin Media. You'll help us ensure the most important messages get through - however tough the conditions.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion