Title - Project Manager – Electricity Construction
Locations - North and Central regions of England especially Hull, Leeds, Manchester, Lancashire, as well as East Anglia and Essex.
Type - Permanent
The National Grid Customer Connections delivery team is at the forefront of connecting sources of renewable energy, connecting users to the network and pivotal in the energy revolution to meet Net Zero. We work with customers through the entire lifecycle of the project from conception to energisation.
As Project Manager you are at the heart of these works, leading a multi-disciplinary team to design and deliver on time and to budget and safely. Working closely with a talented team of planners, quantity surveyors, accountants, operational colleagues and other specialists to meet the customer’s needs and expectations. You’ll be fundamental in delivering high quality service to our customers by either connecting generators to the National Grid or providing electricity supply to our customers to keep the lights on!
You will get to work on a diverse range of customer led schemes up to a total of £75m. By nature, it’s a hugely varied role where you can see the tangible results of your work and be able to say I was a part of it. Realising the construction of the works that you spent your time on developing to commissioning, plays a part in helping the world tackle climate change.
We are recruiting in the North and Central regions of England especially Hull, Leeds, Manchester, Lancashire, as well as East Anglia and Essex.
Your day will vary through the life cycle of a project from working closely with designers through to problem-solving on site. As the responsible person for your projects, you plan your own day to achieve your tasks and ensure the success of your schemes. Some days you will be on an active construction site leading and facilitating solutions with stakeholders and colleagues. Other days you might be in the office working with internal teams on monthly project reporting, site strategies, reviewing tender submissions or planning the next project.
- Demonstrable Project Management skills
- Proven track record of leading the development and construction of infrastructure projects, negotiating and managing contracts
- Excellent influencing and negotiation skills
- Expertise in managing multiple stakeholders/projects
- Driving Licence
What you'll get
- A salary of between £43,500 - £55,049 – dependant on capability
- 37 hour contracted week, with Hybrid working model between Home, Site and Office
- Market supplement of £3,000 per annum
- Company car
- Annual Performance Based Bonus
- 25 days annual leave (increasing to 26 after two years’ service) plus eight statutory days
- The option to buy additional or sell holiday days
- Generous contributory pension scheme - we will double-match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%
- Financial support to help cover the cost of professional membership subscriptions, course fees, books, exam fees and time off for study leave – so long as it’s relevant to your role
- Access to several flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few
- Family care benefits including a back-up care service for when your usual care arrangements fall through (six paid days each year as standard with the option to purchase further days)
- Access to a numerous apps which support health, fitness and wellbeing
National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) is at the heart of energy in the UK. The electricity we provide gets the nation to work, powers schools and brings energy to life. Our energy network connects the nation, so it’s essential that it’s continually evolving, advancing, and improving.
In NGET we are passionate about both operating our network safely and providing highly reliable quality of supply for our customers. At the heart of achieving these outcomes is the effective control and operation of our network.
At National Grid, we work towards the highest standards in everything we do, including how we support, value and develop our people. Our aim is to encourage and support employees to thrive and be the best they can be. We celebrate the difference people can bring into our organisation, and welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds, and offer flexible and tailored support, at home and in the office.
Our goal is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, the innovation from diverse teams & perspectives and business need. We are committed to building a workforce so we can represent the communities we serve and have a working environment in which each individual feels valued, respected, fairly treated, and able to reach their full potential.