Project Manager

Project Manager

Centrax is seeking a customer-facing Project Manager to be responsible for delivery of assigned projects on time, to specification and within budget.

Projects run from order placement or contract signature through design, procurement, manufacture, delivery, installation and commissioning up to and including customer handover. Reporting to the Projects Department Manager this role is Newton Abbot office-based but includes regular business travel to customer and supplier locations worldwide.

Centrax is seeking a customer-facing Project Manager to be responsible for delivery of assigned projects on time, to specification and within budget.

Projects run from order placement or contract signature through design, procurement, manufacture, delivery, installation and commissioning up to and including customer handover. Reporting to the Projects Department Manager this role is Newton Abbot office-based but includes regular business travel to customer and supplier locations worldwide, therefore the post holder is required to live within daily commutable distance of Newton Abbot. Start date will be subject to completion of satisfactory pre-employment screening.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Being part of a dynamic multi-disciplined project team.
  • Monitor project progress to ensure delivery against the time and budget requirements.
  • Regular communication with the client by email, phone and in person.
  • Contract review and understanding to ensure compliance.
  • Project Planning using Microsoft Project.
  • Controlling the project budget and scope by working with other departments.
  • Actively managing Centrax’s commercial and technical risks.
  • Identifying variations to contract and to negotiate, agree and implement the variation.
  • Apply professional and consistent project management best practice processes, and methods/tools to support the business aims.
  • Participation with Sales colleagues in customer meetings, development of tenders and commercial proposals.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in project management, preferably in large design and construction projects.
  • Experience in a customer-facing role, especially with customers from different countries and cultures.
  • Well organised and effective at prioritising tasks.
  • Excellent communicators and negotiators.
  • Able to bring people together, lead and influence others to achieve the common goals.
  • IT literate in the use of Microsoft Office in particular Outlook, Word, Excel, Project.
  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.
  • Holder of Current Driving Licence valid in the UK and a Passport valid for travel

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Contract Law experience.
  • Experience of working with power generation equipment.
  • Experience of working with balance of plant supply.
  • A second European Language.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Pension scheme
  • BUPA health cover
  • Death in Service benefit
  • Secure parking
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory days

Please provide a full CV when applying and also provide an explanation for any gaps in your employment history where applicable, along with your salary expectations.

Closing Date for applications: Sunday 28 February 2021

Whilst applications from persons meeting all of the essential requirements are invited, applicants must also be working in the UK or already have the right to do so.

Centrax is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected. Information by which you can be identified during and after the recruitment process will be handled in accordance with our Job Applicant Privacy Notice.

For Recruiters:
At Centrax we know the precise type of person who would flourish in our business. As such we won’t consider speculative or unsolicited CVs from agencies whether emailed to Centrax employees or the HR team.

We only use agencies who have signed up to our preferred supplier list and have an understanding of our business. Only our selected recruitment partners will earn a fee where we have instructed them directly within a specific remit.

Date of Advertisement: 5 February 2021
Vacancy Ref. 2103

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