Senior Project Manager (Fixed Term 2 years)

Aberdeen or Chelmsford
Project Management
Job Description

Purpose: To lead a Project Team in the day to day delivery of turnkey subsea fibre optic projects and also support the Head of Projects, Installation in the roll out of Department Quality Improvement initiatives.

Working within agreed procedures to ensure that contracted work is completed on time, within budget and to quality requirements. Accompanying the project from an agreed point in the company process, and then manage and closely monitor the project throughout the pre-implementation, implementation and closure phases.

Key Deliverables:

  • Carry out detailed Project Risk Assessments; prepare Risk Response Planning in liaison with other stakeholders.
  • Manage the project plans and ensure that it is fully up to date and available to all stakeholders.
  • Be the prime point of contact between the Customer and GMSL for the contracted project in conjunction with the Clients nominated representative. 
  • Manage the contracted projects according to established procedures; these may vary according to the nature of the project, i.e. telecoms installation, marine renewables, defence, survey, Oil and Gas, Power Cables.
  • Prime person responsible to ensure project budget is maintained or improved.
  • Owner of the asset budget and responsible for ensuring this is delivered to the designated finances,
  • Ensure best levels / balance of quality, cost, time and scope are met.
  • Lead and motivate diverse Project Teams of fleet and office personnel to a common goal.
  • Report on project performance internally (and externally as required) at frequent & regular intervals,
  • Identify in advance any potential overruns in terms of cost or schedule, and take action to mitigate if required.
  • Work with the Head of Projects in rolling out internal Project Delivery Quality Improvements. 
  • Measure and maintain KPIs and ensure all stakeholders are fully aware and operate within these constraints.
  • Work with Fleet & Operational Support Directorate to ensure operating KPIs are consistent with projects requirements
  • Responsible for the effective line and performance management of all direct reports, as well as their motivation and development

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • Previous experience of working with EPCI Contracts and managing projects in the range of $30-$50M
  • Proven experience working within a cross-functional environment
  • Thorough knowledge of the marine engineering industry, encompassing Telecoms, Power, Oil and Gas sectors
  • Strong and demonstrable Project Management skills
  • Relevant degree or education consistent with good analytical capability
  • Approved Project Management Qualification (APM, PMP, PRINCE or similar)
  • A willingness and thirst to drive through new ways of working
  • Results-orientated individual with a desire to improve performance
About The Company

The Global Marine Group is an innovative market leader in offshore engineering with an enviable track record of successful project execution. The Group consists of four business units; Global Marine providing fibre optic cable solutions to the telecommunications and oil & gas markets, CWind delivering a range of project services, CTVs and GWO-accredited training courses to the offshore wind industry, Global Offshore delivering cable installation, repair and trenching services to the offshore renewables, utilities and oil & gas markets and OceanIQ providing unparalleled subsea cable data, survey, route engineering, permitting and consultancy services for telecom and power cable installation projects.

The Group also demonstrates its global reach with two successful joint ventures, SB Submarine Systems in China, and CWind Taiwan.

With a global workforce of over 850 talented individuals, together the Group has installed over 300,000 kilometers of subsea telecoms cable and more than 1,500km of power cables, performed maintenance operations on 33% of the worlds fibre optic cables and offered  engineering services, assets and highly qualified personnel for projects at more than 50 wind farms globally.

The Global Marine Group team is full of passionate people, sharing a wealth of knowledge and constantly achieving excellence. Together the Global Marine Group is committed to engineering a clean and connected future.