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Project Manager

  • Location

    Stafford

  • Sector:

    Power & Nuclear

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Joe Baron

  • Contact email:

    Joe.Baron@talascendint.com

  • Contact phone:

    000

  • Job ref:

    SK/R/088125

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-06-28

  • Consultant:

    Joe Baron

Project Interface Manager - 6-Month Contract (Potential for Two Years) - Inside IR35 - Negotiable Rate

As the Project Interface Manager, you'll play a crucial role in the Operations Leader – North Europe Region, reporting to the Project Director for the EGL1-HVDC project. Your focus will be on coordinating and managing interfaces for a major HVDC project, ensuring effective communication and collaboration across stakeholders, consortium partners, and clients. You'll be responsible for identifying and managing technical and commercial risks, contributing to planning, and fostering strong relationships for optimal project performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage key project interface deliverables within the consortium.
  • Report directly to the Project Director.
  • Coordinate consortium interface scope with clients and external contractors.
  • Actively coordinate functions across the consortium to define and plan project interfaces.
  • Maintain and report on progress and KPI/SLA performance.
  • Act as the single point of accountability for interface issues, managing resolution plans.
  • Proactively develop KPI dashboards for monitoring and reporting.
  • Support development of management workstreams and drive process improvement.
  • Apply detailed change control when interfaces change.
  • Act as the first point of contact for real-time queries and issues.
  • Attend client meetings to report and agree on mitigations.
  • Report and maintain risk, cost exposure, and mitigation plans.
  • Contribute to the Interface Management Plan and project schedule.
  • Provide input and solutions for effective project delivery.
  • Maintain effective relationships with third parties.
  • Experience Requirements:
  • 10 years in Large Capital - Power - HVDC Technology - EPC development.
  • Minimum 7 years managing large project interface management activities.
  • Minimum 5 years in a Technology-manufacturing organization within Power/Energy sectors.
  • Experience in EPC development of large facilities.
  • Understanding of National Grid – SPT power transportation providers.
  • Consortium and client interface management leadership capabilities.
  • Knowledge of managing UK agencies and understanding of approval SLAs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong technical competency, and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work to strict deadlines, KPIs, and SLAs.
  • Resilient and capable of working in a client-facing role.

Additional Information:

Home working on Fri, Mon, Adhoc office and site attendance as required.

Attendance to contractor facilities and sites as required (Murton-Torness, anticipate monthly).

Qualifications:

Engineering Degree.

Project Management qualifications – APM desirable or equivalent project experience.