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Project Manager

Project Manager

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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 sit within our Consultancy business, there is an exciting opportunity available for a skilled and experienced Project Manager, to be based at our Birchwood office, in Warrington.


The Consultancy business sits within our Nuclear business unit and offers specialist consultancy services, primarily in the nuclear industry. We offer specialist science and engineering services and facilities including extensive rig hall space which allows for the development, testing and proving of specialist technical solutions for our Customers.


We are looking for a Project Manager to ensure the business reaches its targets by ensuring effective management of tenders, projects and client relationships.


Key Responsibilities

  • Direct interface with Clients to develop business opportunities, build relationships and clearly communicate on project progress and any variations
  • The delivery of tenders as bid manager, supported where necessary by engineers, planners and cost engineers, to deliver written tender submissions, including estimates and programmes
  • The management and delivery of projects safely, to quality standards, on time and to budget
  • Proactive and adaptable approach suited to the diverse and challenging nature of the business
  • Prepare formal monthly progress reports and present to the business for review
  • Participating in the development and improvement of Project Management performance within the business

Skills / Qualifications

  • Experience of project delivery in similar environments
  • Experience in managing multiple small projects, multidisciplinary projects, design and build projects and on site projects would be advantageous
  • A good understanding of project planning, including scope management, Breakdown Structures, estimating and scheduling
  • A good understanding of Project Control, including cost control, schedule adherence, risk management and change management
  • Ability to participate in, and influence, commercial decision making
  • Ownership of project finances, with the ability to manage budgets, provide forecasts and deliver profit
  • Ability to effectively form and lead teams and motivate staff
  • An understanding of the legal, tendering and contract processes to support the success of the business
  • Experience of participating in negotiations with both clients and the supply chain would be advantageous
  • Experience of manufacture, commissioning and site based implementation activities would be advantageous
  • Degree qualified in a related discipline
  • Knowledge of the engineering and safety case work within the nuclear industry or related industries would be advantageous

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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