Project Manager

Contact Dermot Doherty
  • Salary: €56,000 - €75,000
  • Location: IrelandMunsterCork
  • Sector: Power & Energy

About the Role:

Our client are seeking an Electrical Project Manager (Substations) to join their Power Transmission & Distribution business for a project in Kilnap, Co. Cork. In this role, you will oversee the profit and loss of standard/major projects while maintaining safety, sustainability, environmental, and quality standards. You’ll also foster a collaborative work environment that effectively manages client, internal, and stakeholder requirements, ensuring employee motivation and engagement. Additionally, you will support the Estimating/Tendering team in alignment with the Power T&D Strategic Plan.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Contract Managers and Support Functions to deliver your project(s) and build strong working relationships across the business.
  • Plan, control, and manage project delivery, utilizing necessary resources and skills within predefined cost, time, and quality parameters.
  • Promote a strong safety culture and enhance the project team’s capability through visible leadership.
  • Ensure compliance with all business policies, procedures, and governance. Participate in the tender process.
  • Manage client expectations and communicate the value we provide.
  • Align project(s) with Power T&D business strategy and objectives while achieving key success measures.
  • Handle commercial and business risks to meet targets.
  • Understand relevant commercial terms and conditions for your project.
  • Manage customer relationships during delivery, including change and decision-making processes.
  • Lead initiatives focused on safety, health, environment, and quality (SHEQ), striving for continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate effectively to optimize resource utilization and target the best opportunities for Power T&D.
  • Demonstrate clear and visible leadership with the right leadership behaviors.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Proven management-level experience. Experience with Substation schemes up to 400kV is preferable.
  • Strong people management skills. Proven track record in tendering and managing standard/major projects, including subcontractors.
  • Commercial awareness with knowledge of budgetary and financial control. Excellent relationship management skills.
  • Ability to work across conflicting interest groups to develop solutions to complex operational and commercial problems.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and adept at addressing sensitive issues while leading cross-functional teams toward solutions.

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