Electrical Project Manager

Electrical Project Manager

Reports to: Operations Manager

Location: Bristol - flexible hybrid remote working with regular site visits across UK

Contract: Full time, permanent

Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits

The Company:

Ethical Power is one of Britain’s most innovative and ambitious renewable energy companies. This role sits within the high-voltage infrastructure management contractor and an Independent Connections Provider (ICP) division of the business – Ethical Power Connections Ltd. As a market-leading turnkey solutions providers, we design and deliver major and complex projects within the renewable energy sector. We are one of the largest utility-scale battery energy storage systems installers in the UK and have delivered over 1.2GW of BESS capacity.

Our work culture and ethic is based on trusted relationships and leading with empathy. Our values run through everything we do – which is why we have a reputation for being a great place to work!

We value fresh perspectives and diverse experiences, which is why we actively seek individuals who bring unique ideas and a hunger for growth. Learning and development opportunities are available at all levels.

The Role:

We are looking to recruit an Electrical Project Manager to join our growing team. Reporting to the Operations Manager you will have full responsibility for managing a range of electrical infrastructure projects from conception through to completion. You will demonstrate effective leadership whilst efficiently working across multiple projects simultaneously. All elements below include both grid connection and private/balance of plant projects and range from LV (Low Voltage) through to 132kv.

The key responsibilities of the role are:

• Working collaboratively in a team environment, demonstrating effective leadership.
• Working on multiple projects simultaneously, fostering synergy amongst diverse teams.
• Efficiently defining project scopes and deliverables.
• Assisting with financial management of construction projects.
• Compiling comprehensive bills of quantities and tenders for the M&E scope of projects.
• Requesting and reviewing quotations from M&E contractors.
• Overseeing appointment and contractual processes of M&E contractors.
• Ensuring robust subcontract agreements.
• Pre-construction coordination of design, planning and procurement activities.
• Organising the logistics of all equipment and material deliveries, coordinating and planning work and monitoring overall progress.
• Maintaining real-time project cost tracking.
• Reviewing and approving contractor invoices.
• Driving cost-saving initiatives within M&E construction operations.
• Developing and improving company HSEQ policies from an M&E construction perspective.
• Working closely with the design team, Civil Project Manager, and Compliance Manager to ensure the projects meet required timescales, deliverables, quality standards and specifications.
• Working with various clients and stakeholders to ensure the projects are delivered successfully.
• Ensuring works are carried out in line with current Building Regulations and good practice.
• Maintaining diligent change management and risk management processes through the project lifecycle.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will have a proven background within electrical project management, with experience in grid connections, the transmission and distribution industry, or the HV industry. Ideally, you will have previous experience working for an ICP ((Independent Connection Provider) and/or a DNO (Distribution Network Operator). You will have established experience of working and interfacing with the DNOs on projects. A good track record of managing teams, negotiating contracts, contract administration and managing a fast-paced workload.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated with excellent communication, interpersonal and management skills. You will have a strong understanding of budget and cashflow management. You will be highly organised, with the ability to problem solve, act on your own initiative and make decisions under pressure. Advanced IT skills will be required, including confidence with Microsoft Projects and the MS Office suite.

A HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering would be desirable. A project management qualification such as APM/Prince2 would also be beneficial.

The Rewards:

In return, we offer a competitive salary package of £65,000 to £75,000 per annum, plus car allowance (£500/annum), company bonus scheme (up to 50% of annual salary), Pension scheme, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) incremental with years of services, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Optional Private Medical Insurance, Cycle Scheme, study support, and more, along with the opportunity to be part of a progressive and expanding business.

If you feel you have the skills, knowledge, and experience, and want to be part of an ambitious and growing organisation, please apply today.

Closing date for applications will be Friday 19th April.

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