A positive impact on everything we touch
Over 1800 dedicated people nationwide
Providing critical infrastructure for the UK
A positive impact on everything we touch
Over 1800 dedicated people nationwide
Providing critical infrastructure for the UK


Project Manager

Job type Full time
Location Ebbw Vale


Joining nmcn will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their own adventure. We believe in your development, potentiality and growth. We aspire to be industry leading with renewed focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch.

We work in partnership and collaboration with our customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.

An opportunity has arisen for a Site Engineer working within our Power and Industrial business on behalf of our client who are delivering into Welsh Power to ensure the project is completed in a timely and safe manner. As part of the project to build a new Synchronous Condenser System you will be responsible for delivering the project against strict time, monetary and safety standards. You will be responsible for ensuring project efficiency and risk management, whilst also identifying opportunities for further work from the client. 
What you’ll be doing day to day
  • Assuming responsibility for the management of project delivery outputs including programme, financial position, health safety, environmental performance and progress for all allocated schemes
  • The ability to manage staff at varying levels, providing leadership, staff development and retention of key personnel
  • The ability to interact in a professional manner with senior representatives of our clients
  • To have a good understanding of NEC contract conditions and an astute commercial awareness.
  • Responsible for the day to day management of the project to ensure the successful delivery of the project against the project KPI’s
  • Ensuring that all projects are delivered in accordance with current Health & Safety regulations, including CDM regulations, & Environmental legislation
  • Review/assessment of in-house/subcontractor RAMS, Process Impact Assessments and Environmental legislation 
  • To ensure compliance with all company safety, environmental and quality systems.
  • Liaise with client’s staff to ensure KPI’s are met or exceeded within budget constraints
  • To manage the project team ensuring that each member has a clear set of objectives. To develop and motivate all team members
  • To assume responsibility of the financial performance of each project with overall responsibility for Profit/Loss on contracts undertaken
  • To produce project performance reports and participate in monthly financial / programme reviews for all schemes with the Commercial Manager, Operations Manager & Operations Director
  • To ensure compliance with all company commercial and financial procedures
  • Complete contract documentation 
  • Establishing and agreeing price variations and final accounts
  • Prepare estimates and quotations & provide tender vetting for others
  • To develop a detailed project programme, in conjunction with the project planner ensuring that it is maintained to drive the project to key deliverable milestones Ascertain preliminary and detailed design/project requirements and solutions
  • Ascertain preliminary and detailed design/project requirements and solutions
  • To closely liaise with other departments, such as tendering and design, to ensure resources are correctly allocated and client requirements are fully achieved
  • Co-ordinate and liaise with suppliers, specialist sub-contractors, in-house functions, site installations and construction teams
  • Procurement of plant, materials and specialist subcontractors.
  • Attend internal and external review and progress meetings
  • Attend site visits/meetings. 

The experience we're looking for
  • An industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng or NVQ equivalent
  • Previous Project Management experience in a Civils Environment
  • IOSH or CITB 5 Day Site Safety Management (SMSTS), 
  • CSCS card
  • Demonstrable experience of working within a heavy civils environment
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Strong team player but also able to work as an individual
  • Ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
  • Able to work in a busy environment under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills (email/phone/face to face)
  • Possess a “can do” attitude and provide to support to other members of the team as required

The personal attributes we're looking for
  • Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
  • Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required 
  • Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence 
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
  • Self starter who has the ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines

What we can offer you
  • Competitive Salary 
  • Company car / Car allowance 
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays 
  • Holiday trading scheme 
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers) 
  • Free eye test vouchers 
  • Employee share scheme 
  • 3x life assurance 
  • Free Parking 
  • Flexible Working 
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution

14 July 2020

Ebbw Vale