Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012
Natural Power Consultants are a leading international renewable energy consultancy. We provide expert services to the renewable energy industry in the development, construction and operational phases of renewable energy projects. We have built a successful ethos for delivering environmentally rewarding projects that allow Clients to reach their economic objectives.
A highly qualified and experienced team of Project Managers, Engineers and Health and Safety professionals with a proven track record in supporting the development, pre-construction and construction phases of a wind farm development. Our services have assisted Clients with more than 550MW of wind plant through construction, and with an additional 650MW at various stages of construction through to the operational phase and beyond.
Due to our success in the market, we are looking to recruit an Assistant Project Manager in to our Stirling office. Report directly to the Senior Project Manager you will play a pivotal role in the implementation of the wind farm construction process from initial development through to operational handover to the client.
Duties and responsibilities include:
- Assist with the pre-planning, pre-construction and construction phase of wind farm developments, providing expert advice internally and externally
- Prepare and submit various documentation including; tenders, technical documents, contract preparation & management and planning condition discharging
- Manage relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally
- Administration relating to the projects including site visits
- Assist with the management of the budget to ensure the project meets the deadlines within the budget, this includes ensuring timesheets are up to date for invoicing and checking invoices are correct
- Ad hoc assessments and tasks associated with project management as directed by the project team involved.
Knowledge & Experience
You will be degree qualified in a technical field such as Civil, Structural, Electrical or Mechanical engineering, or other relevant technical qualification. You will have previous experience or an understanding of the management of construction projects from an engineering perspective. Highly advantageous to your application would be experience gained within the wind energy market, as would an understanding of project management, project finance and health & safety.
You will be highly meticulous, organised and self-motivated with and ability to work unsupervised to strict deadlines with an often conflicting workload. You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with an ability to build and develop relationships with key stakeholders involved in projects.
You must hold a full driving licence as the position requires frequent travel throughout the UK and Ireland. The ability to maintain a reasonable level of fitness is required as you will be visiting remote sites on foot.
You will be primarily based at our office in Stirling, with occasional travel to other NP offices.
Salary offered will depend on experience and fit for role. We offer generous holidays, membership to our group personal pension scheme, childcare vouchers, bike to work scheme, Friday barbeques, life assurance, critical illness cover and income protection. You will be joining a rapidly growing business and we will be committed to your career development at Natural Power.
How to apply
For more information and to apply, please visit our careers section of company website by clicking the 'Apply' button.
Please upload your CV and cover letter; this should include; notice period, availability to interview, current salary, salary sought and where you saw the advert.