Project Manager - CWind USA

Project Management
Job Description

The Project Manager has overall responsibility for the RQHSE, financial performance, client relationship, Contract management, scheduling & resource planning and smooth delivery of projects, regardless of the size or complexity of the project


You will be the lead person in the project team and will be held responsible for all contracted project work to ensure it is completed on time, within budget and within quality requirements. You will support the project from an agreed point in the proposal development and design process, and then manage and closely monitor the project throughout the planning, execution/controlling and closing stages as described in the project lifecycle process. You will be instrumental in commercial and technical execution of the project; in addition, you will contribute to the Lessons Learnt Data base.

Key Deliverables:

  • Own and drive both best RQHSE practise and company policies throughout the project.
  • Support the Commercial team in the development and submission of tenders, including budgeting, solution design, resource planning and project schedule
  • Ensure awareness, understanding and control of all commercial and technical matters relating to the content of the project or contract
  • Ensure proper budgetary control on all project costs; prepare, review and approve invoices for prompt submission; recover costs from third parties where appropriate; deal effectively with any client invoicing disputes
  • Co-ordinate with Commercial Department to ensure a smooth handover of the project from tendering to operational phase
  • Deliver the project financial performance “as bid/won” or better, including full cost control, management of invoicing and cash flow, accurate forecasting and change order management.
  • Ensure projects are well planned and delivered to the client’s satisfaction, within the Terms and Conditions of the Contract.
  • Ensure variations to contract are recognised, tracked and charged at appropriate contract or commercial rates
  • Ensure regular communication with the client throughout the work; document any changes to specification / work scope or claims. Follow up verbal discussions with written confirmation
  • Ensure invoicing payment by client is monitored and followed up.
  • Demonstrate leadership in safety, nurture and maintain a strong safety culture within the team, ensuring work only takes place with approved RAMS in place and where the staff have the requisite skills and training to undertake those tasks.
  • Liaise with other project managers and department managers on co-ordination with other projects, to ensure optimal utilisation of resources
  • Ensure fieldwork is efficiently planned; liaise with clients to ensure both parties are fully informed of mobilisation/planning arrangements;
  • Ensure the necessary briefings, inter-departmental pre and post-project meetings take place, as required
  • Identify personal training needs and bring them to the attention of the Department Manager
  • Select the project team in co-operation with Offshore Resource department. Responsible for ensuring all personnel, regardless of methodology of “employment”, are rigorously checked for quality, certification, appropriate experience and being “fit for purpose”
  • Oversee, develop and deliver project documentation to ensure that all the aims and deliverables of the project are clearly understood and delivered, especially all aspects of reporting, including accurate and timely DPRs, in line with company procedures and best practice.
  • Ensure project reporting is properly managed, and delivered, in accordance with the client specification, and document control parameters. Any variations must be documented and additional cost recovered as necessary
  • Manage staff, prepare work schedules and assign specific duties and delegate appropriately.
  • Resolve problems that arise during Projects in an open and efficient manner.


  • Establish and implement objectives for all direct reports.
  • Liaise with all internal and external resources to ensure projects and processes are coordinated.
  • Monitor sub-contractors to ensure all Contract obligations are delivered.
  • Recruitment of specialists as required for the project requirements.
  • Working with the company / client RQHSE to deliver the projects health and safety procedures in line with the company policies, procedures and accreditations.
  • At completion of all projects, deliver a “Lessons Learnt” and Project Close out Reports
  • Continually seek to improve project performance thus assisting in maintaining a competitive edge for further development.
  • Follow appropriate signing authority levels.
  • Authority to decide on technical matters relating to project work methods.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience



  • Highly capable and experienced in managing projects to the Contract, both financially and to the T+Cs without supervision.
  • Experience in project financial management, including cost control, forecasting and profit and loss reporting
  • Highly experienced in the use of MS Word, MS Excel and MS Project/Prima Vera
  • Ability to prioritise workload and effectively delegate tasks
  • At least 5 years’ project management experience in projects of value greater than $1m
  • Highly developed management and leadership skills.
  • Project Management Qualification – PMP, PMI etc.
  • Ideally completed a BOSIET / GWO basic safety training course, with a valid Offshore Medical
  • Driving licence.
  • Highly developed Organisational Skills
  • Ability to motivate people and influence key decision makers
  • Highly commercially astute and experienced.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
About The Company

CWind is part of the Global Marine Group, delivering topside, splash zone and subsea engineering services, to the offshore renewables and utilities market. With experience at over 50 UK and European offshore wind farms, supporting over 12GW power generated by the offshore wind sector.

Utilising Global Marine Group assets, engineering capability and qualified project managers, CWind delivers projects to a high standard. Applying experience gained from working across multiple sectors, including renewables, telecommunications and oil & gas, CWind provides innovative solutions to industry challenges, helping clients to strengthen and maintain their wind projects.

CWind has access to trained technicians, a fuel-efficient fleet of crew transfer vessels and a global support network, delivering rapid response times. Additionally, the company has its own in-house training facility, CWind Training, providing a comprehensive range of GWO accredited courses.

Working collaboratively with ORE Catapult, CWind is committed to delivering innovative solutions to address client and industry challenges. CWind is also dedicated to new product development including subsea survey solutions, through an invested partnership with Rovco.

CWind’s joint venture with International Ocean Vessel Technical Consultant (IOVTEC), CWind Taiwan, provides offshore wind farm construction and O&M support services, and training to the Taiwanese offshore wind industry.