Capital Projects – Project Manager - Electrical and Instrument (E&I)

  • Job Reference: Capital Project PMEI
  • Date Posted: 23 May 2024
  • Employer: Northern Gas Networks
  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £46,665
  • Sector: Project Management
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Capital Projects – Project Manager - Electrical and Instrument (E&I)
Starting salary from £46,665
Up to 10% bonus
Company car or cash allowance £6,500
Permanent contract
Located in either Sunderland or Leeds

We have an exciting opportunity for a Capital Projects – Project Manager E&I. Within this role you will ensure that projects are delivered to meet business requirements in line with relevant legislation and NGN processes. You will ensure consistent, safe, timely, effective and efficient delivery of projects supporting NGNs business objectives. 

These projects may cover a number of engineering disciplines, so transferrable skills are key to succeeding in the role.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities
• Deliver packages of E&I CAPEX work varying in scope, size and value
• Through working within the wider Team, the Project Manager will be responsible for, generating Scopes of Work, Tendering Projects, Managing Designs and associated queries, Procuring Long Lead Materials, managing delivery against Programme and Budget, coordinating Commissioning and collating As-Built Record Packages
• Provide accurate programme and cost updates to colleagues to allow for the accurate forecasting of resources across the wider business
• Ensure all Stakeholders (internal and external) are kept well informed on any scheme progress and updates as and when required
• Acting as the client’s representative on site to ensure compliance with health, safety and environmental regulations and procedures

What we are looking for in our Capital Projects – Project Manager E&I
• Knowledge of regulations applicable to the construction industry
• Knowledge of E&I project delivery
• Demonstrate financial management and commercial acumen
• Must be capable of using MS Office software and with experience of working with SAP 
• Must be able to demonstrate an understanding of Programme Management, preferably able to use planning software tools to create and or update programmes
• It would be highly advantageous if you possessed a degree or were HND qualified in either engineering or a construction specific course
• Experience of working in the Gas Industry with experience of issuing or taking permits

What we Offer You 
• Starting salary from £46,665
• Up to 10% bonus (dependent upon achievement of set targets) 40 hours per week 
• Company car or cash allowance £6,500
• 25 days annual leave (plus recognised bank holidays and 2 half days over the Christmas period) 
• SSP for first 7 calendar days then occupational sick pay 
• A generous stakeholder 5/10 pension scheme 
• Free car parking on site
• Flexible benefits and salary sacrifice options... from discounts on a variety of UK attractions, gym membership, restaurant discounts, experience days...and exclusive NGN discounts and much more! 
• An array of fantastic family- friendly policies such as 6 weeks’ paternity leave (for eligible employees) and 6 months’ full pay for employees on maternity leave (for eligible employees), as well as shared parental leave and many more.

We are ... Northern Gas Networks.  We deliver gas to 2.7 million homes and businesses in the North East, Northern Cumbria and much of Yorkshire. That’s around 6.7million individual customers.  We don’t generate or sell the gas, but we transport it to homes and businesses in our region through a vast network of underground pipes.  In fact, we own and maintain more than 37,000km of gas pipes - enough to stretch from Leeds to Sydney and back again.  We cover large cities like Newcastle, Sunderland, Leeds, York, Hull, and Bradford, and our work extends to rural areas like North Yorkshire and Cumbria.  

Our Values are at the heart of what we do. In addition to your key responsibilities, you will incorporate these into the daily life of your role.  We are … Trailblazing, Empowered, Heartfelt, Community Focused, Intellectually Curious and most of all we are Happy!

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion culture at NGN is embedded in everything that we do. We will be delighted to hear from a diverse range of applicants, so we can continue to grow our great team of people.  We are proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant, helping ex-services personnel back into employment, as well as being members of WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) and we are committed to delivering our ‘Opportunity Action Plan’ having signed the Social Mobility Pledge campaign, whereby we will establish our business as a ‘force for good’ in the communities that we serve. 

Next Steps.  It would be great to receive your application by clicking apply and uploading your CV. We love to see how your experience and skills are transferable to this role so please ensure these are all included in your application. Once the advert has closed, we will be contact as soon as possible to let you know if you have progressed to the next stage. We are looking to hold interviews for this role throughout June.  We look forward to receiving your application.

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