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Senior Project Manager

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2 Sep 2022
J. Murphy & Sons Limited is a leading global, specialist engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves lives by delivering world-class infrastructure. Murphy employs around 3,500 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives around the world. Together, we work as One Murphy by directly delivering the people, plant and expertise needed to make projects a success. There s more to Murphy. Senior Project Manager HV Cables United Kingdom J Murphy and Sons Ltd are currently looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our award-winning team. The Senior Project Manager will lead and be accountable for larger and more complicated project(s) ensuring that the scope of works are delivered in a safe manner, on time, to the required quality standards, meeting the acceptance criteria and achieving the expected financial outcomes. Following the One Murphy approach, we re able to deliver all aspects of the projects we work on. J. Murphy & Sons has designed, constructed, and commissioned projects for clients such as National Grid, SSE and ├śrsted, on both transmission and distribution networks within the Energy sector. Acknowledged as one of the top three best big companies to work for by Best Companies, there is no better time to join J. Murphy & Sons. Take a look at the role outline below and if you think you fit the bill and want to work as a Senior Project Manager within a team that rewards performance, drives personal development and offers a great place to work delivering exciting projects, then get in touch today! What you will be doing To be fully accountable for the delivery of the project, ensuring it is completed safely, on time, in accordance with the contract requirements and to budget Sets the overall standard on the project/contract Ensure the project requirements are identified and delivered Identify issues and ensure they are resolved in a controlled and timely manner To ensure contract programmes are planned, reviewed, and delivered. Liaises with the Project Managers to ensure that the construction resource pool is an appropriate size, with an appropriate blend of skill sets for the projected workload Line management of Site Managers, Assistant Site Managers and Section Managers. Responsible for effective client relationship management, collaborative approach and providing updates to internal and external stakeholders on project/contract progress. Ensure risk assessments are created, in place and reviewed as and when required. Ensures operating plans are in place to ensure sufficient resources and materials are in place. Will be expected to resolve most operational issues with any business-critical issues referred to the Project Director. To comply with company standards, policies, and procedures. Responsible for all commercial activities associated with the project including the delivery of the gross margin, management of cost control and other key commercial and financial metrics. Overall performance management of subcontractors of the gross margin, management of cost control and other key commercial and financial metrics. Who are we looking for? Experience in HV cable installation, jointing and commissioning within 132kV to 400kV Experience within a Senior Project Manager or Project Managerial role. HNC / HND or NVQ Level 5 (or Degree) Experience of working on complex multi-discipline Enhancement projects, delivering within programme and cost controls Excellent stakeholder management skills, able to develop close working relationships with clients and subcontractors. Expertise in the use and interpretation of project controls to review the status of a project A true leader with passion for people development, can do attitude and a flare for innovation Flexible with travelling & potential overnight stays About Murphy Charity is at the heart of Murphy values; you will receive 2 days leave per year to donate your time to a charity of your choosing. Many teams choose to support a charity together to positively impact our communities. Access to Murphy Wellbeing: you will have access to a host of online tools, mental health trained colleagues, and if needs be external professional support because we understand that work and life offers challenges that sometimes need a little extra support. Murphy is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture, making Murphy a great place to work where we can all thrive. You can get involved in numerous events and even join our committee dedicated to continuously nurturing Murphy s inclusive culture. What you ll get in return Dedicated and continued investment in your professional development. 27 days holiday, plus bank holidays with the option to buy an additional 2 days holiday each year, holidays increase with length of service Discretionary annual bonus and annual salary review Above market rate contributory pension scheme Life assurance, health screening and enhanced sick pay Enhanced maternity and paternity pay and a maternity returners bonus Extra weeks holiday for all employees getting married and a wedding bonus Subsidised canteen facilities in core locations Other Murphy benefits include retail discounts and cashback, discounted gym memberships, cycle to work scheme etc Due to the requirements of the role, in addition to our standard identity and right to work checks, successful candidates will be asked to undertake a basic Disclosure and Barring Service check. As part of our commitment to being an inclusive employer we are proud to have signed up to and reduce barriers to employment for people with criminal records. If you think Murphy is the place to help you thrive in a great team dedicated to delivery and engineering excellence and want to work in an inclusive team culture that rewards performance and drives personal development, apply today
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  • Job Reference: 702538681-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Murphy Group
    Murphy Group
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent