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Project Manager

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom


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Job Description

Wood Process & Energy is recruiting for a Project Manager to create delivery excellence across assigned projects/portfolios, provide certainty and confidence to the customer/project sponsor, and robust control of project scope, schedule, cost and risk.
This role will be based in Glasgow and we are open to consider both staff or contractor roles. 


This role will coordinate implementing and completing a moderate-sized project, a portfolio of small projects, or a major component of a large project.  This includes responsibility for safe delivery, ensuring that quality, schedule, and cost targets are met and managing the associated risk. Responsible for project delivery to agreed specifications, managing change and customer relationships, and ensuring appropriate reporting and governance are adhered to and controlled. 
Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:
Project Execution 

P & L responsibility with associated commercial and financial accountability including revenue delivery, margin and overhead management, budget and forecast determination and attainment, risk and opportunity reviews, cost controls, accounts payable/billing and cash collection 
Contributing and reviewing the project proposal and plan to determine the timeframe, procedures for accomplishing the project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various project phases.  Contributes to setting project evaluation parameters
Negotiates changes to project scope or specifications with the customer
Follows up on the change management process to identify and approve the modifications of the scope, cost, schedule and quality
Pursue and develop opportunities for innovation, such as digitalisation and technology use, work share and high-value engineering centres, to bring value to Wood and customer 
Establishes project procedures and leads production of a project execution plan including the scope of work, deliverables list, master schedule, budget, org charts, risk register etc 
Regularly reports project progress to senior management and/or the customer
Responsible for delivery of agreed schedule and financial performance, proactively intervening to avoid slippage 
Ensures competence of project team members to carry out assigned work 
Leads ongoing focus on risk identification and mitigation during project execution 
Responsible for the project HSSE leadership, ensures a program of initiatives and auditing schedule are established and that HSSE and quality management issues are proactively addressed 
Guides and directs a multidiscipline project team, which may include external specialists and involve staff from multiple offices and sites 
Responsible for ensuring project team members are competent to carry out assigned duties 
Promotes and sets up performance improvement culture and actions on complex projects and into their supply chains
Facilitates the set up of information management systems/applications as applicable to suit various life phases of projects and manage information management project team 
Participate in assurance activities and peer reviews 


Champion and role model for ethical behaviour and compliance with applicable laws and policies
Oversees proposals and call-offs (may be individual projects) within the delegation of authority, ensuring compliance with contracting policy and standards of ethical conduct
Coaches, mentors and empowers others to make decisions within established parameters 

Join a culture of innovation, pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.
What we can offer

Meaningful and interesting projects delivered to leaders of industry across emerging energy sectors 
Flexible working arrangements that balance client, team and individual needs offering hybrid and remote working where relevant 
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion; we are an organisation actively committed to diversity and inclusion across our business
Competitive salary with regular salary reviews to ensure we are rewarding at the right level in line with the market
Flexible benefits package; inclusive of 33 days annual leave (including public holidays), generous contributory pension scheme, private medical cover, 4x base salary life insurance; all of these and more that can be adapted to suit your own lifestyle
Commitment to continued professional development; development plans that are tailored to your individual needs and interests
Global connections: join experts around the world who are at the leading edge of our industry, shaping the standards of our profession


At Wood, we understand and acknowledge that everyone is different, and we are committed to equal opportunities and want to access all the talent that is out there.  We are committed to attracting a broad range of skills, knowledge and experiences and embrace differences.
Who we are looking for:

Engineering experience and experience of project delivery (Cost, Resource, Schedule, Risk) are key to success in this role
Demonstrable experience in the management of multidisciplined pharmaceutical projects or other relevant industries is strongly preferred
Knowledge of the site QMS and Regulatory Requirements (Safety and Quality) relative to the defined process
Experience in change management methodology and advocate of GPS principles
Knowledge of historical, current, and anticipated manufacturing plant and equipment. The job holder will have sufficient scientific and engineering credibility to effectively interface with and influence key stakeholders, internal and external
Broad knowledge of professional engineering environment, associated disciplines, and commercial awareness

If all of this sounds good to you, please follow the link to apply and start your journey with Wood!

About Us

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement 

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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