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Kent Recruitment

Senior Project Manager

Location
London, United Kingdom
Category
Management
Date Published
02/09/22
Status
Open

About you:


Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.


Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:


We PLAY BIG

We thrive on EMOTIONAL AGILITY

We are FANATICAL ABOUT PERFORMANCE

We are built on INFINITE THINKING


Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us: https://kentplc.com/who-we-are/purpose-beliefs


Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.


About the job:

Kent is a fast paced, innovative, and exciting environment to develop your career, that offers excellent opportunity to work on global offshore wind projects whilst having a direct impact on the environment that surrounds us. The right candidate will play a key part in maintaining our best-in-class reputation and be part of an integrated team.


Traditionally, our capability has been focused on the UK waters however in recent years, we have secured a global presence with projects in France, Germany, Taiwan, China, Australia and the US.

Our work is roughly divided into two categories: design and consultancy. As we grow, we need people who can work in both areas.


The ever-changing conditions of Offshore Wind Industry means we need individuals who can adapt, change and thrive when working in dynamic environments. Our global opportunities and innovation initiatives will allow you to excel and build upon your strengths as we continue our growth into existing and exciting emerging markets


Kent operate a hybrid working model with offices all over the UK, we have locations in Aberdeen, Bristol, Edinburgh, Epsom, Glasgow and London. We will happily accept application to any of our UK locations.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive safe practices and guide by example in all safety matters
  • Lead projects both in bid and execution phases
  • Deliver projects within agreed constraints for scope, time and cost
  • Manage multidisciplinary teams to deliver projects efficiently
  • Work with discipline teams to resource projects
  • Manage the client relationship on behalf of the project
  • Manage subcontractor relationships on behalf of the project
  • Manage projects in accordance with Kent procedures and best practice
  • Contribute to improving the efficiency in the delivery of projects across Kent
  • Provide regular project status updates for the business

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

  • Professional project management qualification (APMP, PMI or similar) or appropriate experience in a project management role, preferably in an engineering design/consultancy environment
  • Relevant engineering degree
  • Leadership and Communication.
  • Able to motivate self and teams, deal with conflict and create a strong delivery culture.
  • Lead by example in setting and maintaining high standards of quality.
  • Client focused with a proven ability to maintain existing and develop new client relationships.
  • Experience in managing various types of projects including consultancy commissions, concept studies, FEED and detailed design projects.
  • Ability and track record in delivering projects schedule and budget.
  • Ability to foster relationship through solid key account management practices.
  • Solid understanding of project control practices: cost management, scheduling, risk and opportunity management, change control, contract management, forecasting and estimating.
  • Direct and demonstrable experience of applying a range of project management principles and skills to deliver successful project outcomes on a range of engineering / technical projects.
  • Able to travel locally and internationally to meet with internal and external stakeholders as required.


We are committed to our diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. From day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities.

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