Senior Project Manager


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Morgan Sindall Infrastructure
Vacancy title
Senior Project Manager
Project Management
Contract type
Full time permanent

Position Summary

The role of the MEICA Installation Construction Manager is to serve as the point of contact for Construction activities on the SRP Project. The Installation Construction Manager provides assigned Construction team members the leadership, management, and support required to ensure construction activities are executed to meet the goals and objectives of the business. This role reports to the MEICA Senior Project Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the supply chain on site to deliver fit for purpose construction work scope to an agreed strategy and plan to meet or better the project baseline cost and schedule requirements without compromising safety or quality.
  • Provide construction expertise and input into Sellafield gated process activities, constructability programme, HAZCON, contract and risk management exercises and ensuring the outputs are embedded in the construction work scope and strategies.
  • Planning balancing and prioritising construction resources to support successful project execution.
  • Ensuring a proactive & proportionate approach to nuclear safety through quality and safety to ensure they are optimised on the construction site in accordance with approved "for construction" documents.
  • Ensuring a proactive & proportionate approach to radiological, conventional and environmental safety to ensure that they are optimised on the construction site in accordance with approved construction documents.
  • Preparation, review & approval of key control documents for construction activities and management of contractors as described in management system, in a timely manner for use during project lifespan.
  • Provide construction input to the project management, engineering, procurement and commissioning process.
  • Ensuring the relevant project risks are identified early and managed/mitigated as appropriate. This includes regular monitoring of the residual risks.
  • Reviewing construction progress and performance for effective cost and schedule performance through project analysis and reporting back to Project Manager. Taking appropriate corrective action where necessary.
  • Managing day to day liaison with personnel to obtain any necessary permissions and minimise their impact on the project.
  • For capturing, sharing and applying construction Learning from Experience and shared best practice.
  • Discharge Principal Contractor if nominated as Principal Contractor Lead
  • Ensuring the physical configuration of constructed plant (i.e. ensuring the design intent is met) through verification of work and project records.
  • For ensuring that duties under the CDM regulations are fulfilled.
  • Ensuring that Construction work is controlled in accordance with Engineering arrangements (Conduct of Engineering Manual) and that all Legal, Regulatory, Contractual and Governance obligations are met.
  • Ensuring Constructability issues are addressed, identified and optimised.
  • For day to day activities to control construction activities and safety
  • Assessing, authorising and maintaining the competence (SQEP) of Sellafield Ltd and contractor key construction personnel.
  • Developing and executing construction strategies and plans in line with the overall project strategy and plan.
  • For reporting progress to the Project Managers including deviation from planned cost and schedule baseline
  • Leading and coaching their team to maximise their efficiency and effectiveness to deliver fit for purpose work in a timely manner.
  • For ensuring contractors construction arrangements meet the standards set by Sellafield.
  • For ensuring contractors fulfil their contractual obligations and where they fall short that suitable actions are taken to correct.
  • Discharging supervisor duties under NEC4 contracts.
  • To exercise day to day control over construction activities and to start and stop construction work.
  • To sign off documentation in accordance with latest procedures.
  • Approval and management of construction resources to ensure all project construction activities are fully resourced with competent personnel.

The Person

  • Educated to HNC level or equivalent in relevant subject. 
  • Chartered with relevant professional body (i.e. IET, IMECHE or CIOB).
  • SMSTS qualification.
  • Hold relevant CSCS card.
  • Commercial and contractual awareness. 
  • Advanced risk control skills Knowledge of resource utilisation and control.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Good management skills, with the ability to motivate self and colleagues to achieve high standards of compliance. 
  • Good operational planning and time management skills; able to manage projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality.
  • Ability to ensure standards and specifications are met.
  • Ability to work with colleagues to deliver project and operational performance. 
  • Sound knowledge of construction practices and standards.
  • Specialist knowledge in chosen field.

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