Project Manager

  • Job Reference: 00038648-1
  • Date Posted: 14 November 2023
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £51,600 to £64,500
  • Sector: Information Technology (IT)
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Project Manager (Onshore Projects & Construction)

ScottishPower HQ, Glasgow and site based

Salary from £51,600 with up to 15% bonus and single person healthcare


Flexible Working Pattern

Closing Date 24th November 2023



Help us create a better future, quicker

As a key role within the ScottishPower Renewables construction team which will focus on the delivery of large-scale renewables projects, the Project Manager will take lead responsibility for the delivery of renewable projects ensuring value to the business is maximised within acceptable risk parameters. 



What you'll be doing

Reporting to the Lead Project Manager, you will undertake line management responsibilities in accordance with business requirements, leading and managing multi-disciplinary project teams to ensure projects are on programme and within budget.


Leading and recommending appropriate commercial strategies to the Lead Project Manager in a structured and robust manner, you will also provide input to all commercial agreements and contracts, ensuring project risks are mitigated.


Ensuring all key decisions are supported by sufficient due diligence and investigation, you will be required to manage the production of design and build specifications, manage tender assessments and coordinate with external suppliers and contractors to ensure delivery specifications are met.


Managing interfaces between the main contractors, you will resolve contractor claims, manage technical advisors/consultants as appropriate and review/monitor contractors' progress against the programme to ensure key project milestones are achieved.


Additional responsibilities will include:


  • Managing and holding project budget delivery responsibility for individual projects ensuring budgets are delivered

  • Managing the process of regular meetings, communications and reports to the Lead Project Manager, which provide accurate and timely information to support their understanding of strategic risks, issues, opportunities, impacts and progress

  • Managing and actively identifying all critical risks, issues and impacts of the project specifically the adequate application of, and adherence to, both statutory and corporate health, safety and environmental requirements

  • Utilising and effectively implementing the standard ScottishPower Renewables project management tools on all projects

  • Managing and ensuring all deliverables meet operational requirements

  • At short notice, acting upon and delivering ad-hoc projects without losing focus on major ongoing projects

  • Participating in lessons learnt sessions to continually improve business practices and processes



What you'll bring

Educated to degree standard in an Engineering discipline, you will possess extensive Project Management / Construction Management experience with the ability to understand commercial contracts and negotiations.


Utilising your understanding of technical due diligence, you will be required to translate technical detail into commercial impact and implement your Health & Safety management skills - NEBOSH qualification preferred.


What's in it for you

As well as a competitive salary which is reviewed annually, you can also enjoy a number of other benefits. With our pension scheme, we'll double match your contribution up to a company contribution of 10%. 


At ScottishPower, we believe it's the little things we do in life that make a big difference. From helping you look after your family's wellbeing, save for your future and take personal steps for climate action - our benefits are designed to help you do just that -  so that you have everything you need to take care of your world - today and tomorrow. That's why our benefits include:


  • 36 days annual leave

  • Holiday purchase - perfect your work/life balance with extra annual leave

  • Share Incentive Plan and Sharesave Scheme

  • Payroll giving and charity matched funding

  • Technology Vouchers - save more and spread the cost of your technology purposes

  • Count us in - pledge to reduce carbon emissions and help fight climate change

  • Electric Vehicle Schemes - to help you transition to green/clean driving

  • Cycle to Work scheme and public transport season ticket loans

  • Options to purchase dental insurance, private medical insurance, health cash plan and annual health assessments

  • Life Assurance (4x salary)

  • Access to nudge' financial wellbeing support

  • Plus shopping, leisure, restaurant and gym discounts, and unique employee deals on travel insurance and more



Why ScottishPower

ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world's largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. With a commitment to generate all of our energy from renewable resources and a drive to create the energy infrastructure of the future, we're at the forefront of the journey to Net Zero and investing over £6m every working day to make this happen. With diverse opportunities across our businesses and a commitment to invest in our own internal talent, ScottishPower can offer people real career opportunities that meet personal and professional goals, in a global organisation.


Inclusion, diversity, and a social purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Together with our values, they bring us together into a stronger, more sustainable business with direct links to the communities we serve. It takes all kinds of people to build a large-scale business like ours, so whatever your background, you'll fit right in.


ScottishPower is committed to providing reasonable support or adjustments in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to careers .