Deputy Project Director

Deputy Project Director

GE Renewable Energy

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom

Role Summary:

This role reports to the Project Director and ensures delivery of defined projects on time, maintaining budgets & deliver quality results. Scope includes planning, organizing, monitoring & overseeing specific Projects to meet Customer requirements or business specifications. Ensuring management, customer & supplier involvement throughout the project. Executing in compliance with Project Execution Plan, adopting the principles of Project Management & for setting the project execution culture.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Successfully lead the execution of the Project to achieve Customer and GE OFW goals and objectives;
  • Organize, manage and control the overall project, both within the GE OFW organization and towards Customer;
  • Ensure that the project objectives, project schedules and budgets are established and followed and managed to contract;
  • Proactively monitor and manage safety, quality, reliability, qualification, progress and cost and initiate appropriate corrective actions when required;
  • Establish a positive and aligned team spirit within the project by inspiring team members towards high levels of motivation and commitment;
  • Establish and maintain good professional working relationship with Customer;
  • Ensure clear allocation of responsibility and authority within the project team;
  • Ensure correct resource levels are established and maintained for all elements of the work;
  • Be an active member of the Project Leadership Team;
  • Ensure that the project draws upon the fullest functional support;
  • Ensure that OFW Projects and Business processes are aligned so as to flow down client requirements into execution Principle Responsibilities;
  • Participate in the Contract Review process, assisting the translation of the agreed & into project/sales orders. Ensure that all necessary project admin functions are established and organized in a way that ensure an effective and safe execution of the Scope of Work (SoW);
  • Based on the Bid model, and in conjunction with the relevant functional managers, establish the core project team. Effectively communicate Project Goals and Objectives within the local OFW Project teams and the Function teams. Define project start-up priorities and instigate generation of plans and deliverable documents required by the project, using the standard suite of PEP plan templates as a basis;
  • Introduce and maintain an effective EHS and Quality culture. Identify and record all Quality, EHS, Technical and Commercial risks facing the project, ensuring these are recorded and mitigation plans are put in place and effectively executed and monitored;
  • Manage Customer relations;
  • Manage external and internal interfaces;
  • Establish the project cost model and invoicing/payments schedule. Generate, in conjunction with the designated Commercial Manager, all appropriate cost reporting templates and continually monitor, control and report on cost performance throughout the project life cycle;
  • Meet or exceed, margin targets as determined by the Business, avoiding Liquidated Damages (LD's);
  • Throughout the project execution phase, effectively manage Customer instigated Change Orders, including their internal price clearance, submission and negotiation, implementation and tracking. Consolidate and negotiate internally generated Variation Order on behalf of the business. Ensure schedule, safety and environmental impacts of all changes (in addition to cost) and maximize opportunities for margin growth through the change process;
  • Provide a high level of professional leadership to the Project Team in order to meet all assigned programme and financial targets, meeting, or exceeding, margin forecasts. Lead and develop the project team, fostering Continuing Professional Development (in conjunction with the relevant functional managers) and initiates team building activities;
  • Develop and implement procedures for reporting progress and issues in order to satisfy Customer and GE OFW requirements;
  • Continually review the Project Team performance against internal GE OFW performance standards, ensuring GE OFW requirements in terms of product quality, delivery performance, commercial targets and customer satisfaction are met or improved upon;
  • Integration management;
  • Continually identify/capture Lessons Learnt and drive closure;
  • Lead the Project close-out process;
  • Attend and lead Customer/internal reviews as per established calendar/rhythm.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Degree in Engineering or Business discipline or equivalent knowledge or experience;
  • Renewable Energy or other relevant Power industry experience;
  • Previous experience at Senior Project Management level;
  • Exposure to high capital value projects in a multi-disciplined environment.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Degree in Engineering or Business discipline or equivalent knowledge or experience;
  • Renewable Energy or other relevant Power industry experience;
  • Previous experience at Senior Project Management level;
  • Exposure to high capital value projects in a multi-disciplined environment.

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