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Project Manager

Project Manager

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Project Management
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities


Wood is recruiting for a Project Manager to provide: co-ordination; management of projects and support to the Head of Programme Office within our Independent Nuclear Assurance (INA) organisation.

This role provides project and programme support on technically complex, time critical tasks within the independent assurance programme of work. The role involves elements of programme management, supporting The Head of Programme Office in the delivery of the larger programme and the Chief Engineer in technical task co-ordination.

Key Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with the Chief Engineer and other team members produce and maintain task baselines (scope, cost and schedules) including supporting production and update of the Delivery Schedule.
  • Lead the production of proposals and tenders in accordance with client requirements and Wood’s commercial requirements
  • Proactively lead the monitor and control of projects to ensure they are being delivered to budget and schedule.
  • Provide robust financial and project reporting
  • Develop, maintain and manage project risk registers
  • Identify and manage of change control
  • Proactively interact and collaborate with members of the project team.
  • Support the timely preparation of monthly dashboards for the attention of the customer’s management team
  • Lead the focus on customer care, liaising with customer representatives and a commitment to delivering on promises
  • Support the Head of Programme Office in managing the programme, including undertaking wider contract and programme reporting.
  • Liaising with the Planners to ensure good resource management and highlighting where there are issues and working with the Cost Engineer to ensure adherence to budget.
  • Demonstrate a focus on stakeholder management, liaising with client representatives and a commitment to delivering on promises
  • Ensure appropriate governance is applied to the project from tender through to execution and close out


Skills / Qualifications

  • General engineering, technical or business qualification, graduate level or equivalent
  • Project Management experience in an engineering, technical or business project or programme environment is desirable, but not essential
  • Knowledge of the project subject matter ie. research, technical, engineering is desirable, but not essential
  • Knowledge of Project Management process and techniques (APM Qualifications ideally and a desire to progress in these).
  • Operating knowledge of standard Microsoft IT packages
  • Applicants should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work in project teams
  • Experience of line management responsibility desirable, but not essential
  • Ability to obtain an SC security clearance essential
  • Due to the nature of the work involved UK Citizenship is essential

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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