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We currently have the following positions to fill with us (staff, PAYE or Umbrella) so please do not hesitate to send us your CV:

Senior Cost Engineer

Role:

To provide a professional cost management service to independently and robustly manage, measure and report costs on a significant, dynamic and rapidly changing programme of work within the bounds of the Client’s project controls framework and with a level of professional input in the execution of the role.

Scope:

  • Independently manage, interrogate and maintain costs on significant projects / programmes of work with the ability to positively change and constantly strive for improvements
  • Integral part of project teams and work closely with other project controls disciplines using experience to and knowledge to influence teams and reduce costs / demonstrate efficiencies where possible
  • Earned Value Analysis, identify critical areas, trends and recommend recovery options, and contribute to clear and concise reporting
  • Provide accurate forecasts for expenditure and performance within the financial year and project lifetime
  • Maintain cost control databases for areas of work, and ensure validation and integrity of data across systems
  • Strong knowledge of forms of contract and how these impact on cost forecasting and management
  • Experience of working in a client / subcontractor environment and demonstrable experience of positively managing relationships and information as part of this
  • Control project expenditure as part of an authorisation chain
  • Provide a governance role within the project controls framework by assisting in the preparation and maintenance of project control policies and procedures, and actively promote adherence to them throughout the business
  • Lead and develop baseline change proposals ensuring adherence with internal and client requirements
  • Provide assurance and quality checks in support of sanction and baseline change submissions
  • Contribute to the ongoing update and resubmission of project and programme business cases as required
  • Assist in mentoring and supporting colleagues in their development
  • To provide support to the application of risk processes and to the Project Teams, Risk Co-ordinator and Risk Manager in risk identification, reviews, workshops and upkeep of risk registers
  • Contribute to on-going project controls systems development

Requirements:

  • Graduate (min 2:2) in relevant discipline or equivalent, possession of appropriate professional qualification, together with substantive relevant experience.
  • A proven track record in programme / project controls management.
  • Wide knowledge of procedures and methods relevant to his/her field together with full understanding of underlying principles
  • Conveys strong communication and interaction skills, externally and internally and has the ability to influence key stakeholders
  • Demonstrates ability to produce and present information to high standards
  • Able to work under pressure and adapt to changes in the work environment, managing competing demands and meeting tight deadlines
  • Confidentiality
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent IT skills.

Cumbria based, currently remote working but may resume into West Cumbrian office at Drigg, Holmrook or Calderbridge. Long term work until September 2024.

DSRL Framework – Dounreay based and Remote office based. Long term work until September 2024.  Must have BPSS as a minimum.

 

Senior Project Controls

Role:

To provide a project controls service to independently and robustly manage, measure and report performance of a significant, dynamic and rapidly changing programme of work within the bounds of the Client’s project controls framework and with a level of professional input in the execution of the role.

Scope:

  • Independently develop, manage and maintain significant programmes of work in accordance with Client’s established project controls framework through detailed volume production and the trending and change control process
  • Provide an effective planning and reporting service including maintenance of integrated resource loaded schedules, application of rules of credit where appropriate, and robust challenge to contractor progress submissions
  • Provide earned Value Analysis, identify critical areas, trends and recommend recovery options, and contribute to clear and concise reporting
  • Provide accurate forecasts for expenditure and performance within the financial year and project lifetime
  • Maintain planning and cost control databases for areas of work, and ensure validation and integrity of data across systems
  • Control project expenditure as part of an authorisation chain
  • Provide a governance role within the project controls framework by assisting in the preparation and maintenance of project control policies and procedures, and actively promote adherence to them throughout the business
  • Assist in mentoring and supporting colleagues in their development and provide one to one training/support as required
  • To provide support to the application of risk processes and to the Project Teams, Risk Co-ordinator and Risk Manager in risk identification, reviews, workshops and upkeep of risk registers
  • Prepare and implement Change Controls
  • Contribute to on-going project controls systems development

Requirements:

  • Graduate (min 2:2) in relevant discipline or equivalent, possession of appropriate professional qualification, together with substantive relevant experience.
  • A proven track record in programme/project controls management.
  • Wide knowledge of procedures and methods relevant to his/her field together with full understanding of underlying principles.
  • Conveys strong communication and interaction skills, externally and internally and has the ability to influence key stakeholders
  • Demonstrates ability to produce and present information to high standards
  • Able to work under pressure and adapt to changes in the work environment, managing competing demands and meeting tight deadlines
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent IT skills.

Cumbria based, currently remote working but may resume into West Cumbrian office at Drigg, Holmrook or Calderbridge.  Long term work until September 2024.

DSRL Framework – Dounreay based and Remote office based.  Long term work until September 2024. Must have BPSS as a minimum.

 

Senior Planner

Role:

To provide a professional and technical project planning service to a significant, dynamic and rapidly changing programme of work.

Scope:

  • Provide an effective planning and reporting service including build and maintenance of integrated resource loaded schedules, application of rules of credit where appropriate, and robust challenge to contractor progress submissions
  • Develop schedules at the most effective level for differing requirements; including detailed working schedules and the ability to advise and implement roll up of these to a higher level where appropriate
  • Experience or understanding of working within a regulated environment and the requirements of working within a ‘gated’ project structure
  • Ensure baseline adherence, demonstrate excellence in maintaining an accurate baseline position and be proficient in the development of baseline change proposals
  • Independently develop, manage and maintain significant programmes of work established project controls framework through detailed volume production and the trending and change control process
  • Provide Earned Value Analysis, identify critical areas, trends and recommend recovery options, and contribute to clear and concise reporting
  • Provide accurate forecasts for schedule performance within the financial year and project lifetime
  • Maintain planning databases for areas of work, and ensure validation and integrity of data across systems
  • Provide a governance role within the project controls framework by assisting in the preparation and maintenance of project control policies and procedures, and actively promote adherence to them throughout the business
  • Assist in mentoring and supporting colleagues in their development and provide one to one training/support as required
  • To provide support to the application of risk processes and to the Project Teams, Risk Co-ordinator and Risk Manager in risk identification, reviews, workshops and upkeep of risk registers
  • Contribute to on-going project controls systems development
  • Assist in Ad-Hoc requirements including annual inflation exercises, implementation of Change controls within systems etc.

Requirements:

  • Graduate (min 2:2) in relevant discipline or equivalent, possession of appropriate professional qualification, together with substantive relevant experience.
  • A proven track record in programme/project controls management.
  • Wide knowledge of procedures and methods relevant to his/her field together with full understanding of underlying principles.
  • Conveys strong communication and interaction skills, externally and internally and has the ability to influence key stakeholders
  • Demonstrates ability to produce and present information to high standards
  • Able to work under pressure and adapt to changes in the work environment, managing competing demands and meeting tight deadlines
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Advanced skills in Primavera P6 and some system administration experience would be advantageous.

Cumbria based, currently remote working but may resume into West Cumbrian office at Drigg, Holmrook or Calderbridge. Long term work until September 2024.

DSRL Framework – Dounreay based and Remote office based. Long term work until September 2024. Must have BPSS as a minimum.

 

Senior Project Manager

(variation of the below PM role)

Scope:

The individual shall demonstrate significant experience of successfully managing complex project solutions with a pragmatic, can-do attitude and a strong focus on detail and delivery, the individual will have a strong track record of project management methodologies. In depth experience in developing Codes of Accounts, Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), Estimating, Budgeting, Cost Performance based (earned value) reporting including Cost and Schedule Variance (CV & SV) analysis and cost forecasting. In addition:

  • Trending and Change Control processes
  • Near Term and Life Cycle Baseline planning
  • Engineering, Procurement & Construction methods, tools and work processes
  • Contracts Methods and Processes
  • Ideally with some knowledge of the NEC contracts.

The individual will be responsible for:

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects in conjunction with the Client’s project procedures.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within Specification and within budget.
  • Developing project Specifications and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring feasibility.
  • Develop a detailed project plan with the Project Controls team to track progress.
  • Manage changes in project Specification, schedule and costs.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.
  • Report and escalate to management as needed.
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders.
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks and escalate as necessary.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors.
  • The creating and maintaining project documentation relevant to the Client’s procedures.

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and management skills.
  • Experience ideally in nuclear transportation projects, essential to have experience in the nuclear industry or other highly regulated industry
  • APM/PRINCE2 & MSP or equivalent
  • Professional Project Management Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering/Scientific (preferable) discipline field with a minimum of 5 years demonstrated successful experience in overall project management
  • Relevant experience in a Project Management position, with a track-record of successfully delivering project outcomes and associated benefits
  • Knowledge of construction or engineering contract management and administration
  • Contracts Methods and Processes

Cumbria or Warrington based, currently would be working remotely due to the COVID situation.  Long term work until April 2024. Must have BPSS as a minimum.