HV Project Manager

Location Cambridge
Discipline: Civil Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £65,000
Contact name: Lee McCormack

Contact email: lee@insideavenue.co.uk
Job ref: 1498153
Published: 3 months ago

HV Project Manager
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000; subject to experience
Location: Cambridgeshire with travel required between two sites in Cambridgeshire & Wrexham (current project sites) with paid accommodation covered for working away from home.



  • Bonuses: Company Performance Dependent

  • Death in Service – 2 times annual salary

  • Company Pension

  • Private Healthcare

  • Company Vehicle / Car Allowance (5k per annum)


  • To optimise the performance through the effective management of two site projects from allocation by the Commercial team to completion.  

  • This role will involve overseeing a multimillion-pound scheme ongoing in Cambridgeshire, and a 33kV ICP Connection ongoing in Wrexham with other HV Schemes coming on board all the time.


  • Experienced in managing large/multiple projects in the construction or electricity industries.

  • Thorough Understanding of NEC Contracts.

  • Knowledge of HAUC

  • Sound knowledge of H&S and its practical implications.

  • Knowledge of CDM regulations.

  • Qualification in Project Management.

  • Sound project management skills and methodology.

  • Degree or equivalent in electrical or civil engineering (or demonstrable level of achievement through experience).

  • Good people management skills.

  • Computer literate – skilled in the use of Excel spreadsheets and Microsoft Project.


  • NRSWA Supervisors Card.

  • SMSTS.

  • SHEA Power.

  • First Aid.

  • Manual Handling.

  • Driving.


Project Management:

  • Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with the standards, policies and procedures of the company and its customers.

  • Manage multiple and/or major projects safely, competently, and effectively to time, quality and budget.

  • Ensure all sub-contracts are approved in line with company policies.

  • Ensure projects meets all current legislation CDM, HASAWA, NRSWA C.O.S.H.H. etc.

  • Assist in costing schemes for quotations as required.

  • Identify and inform Company Directors of commercial opportunities as appropriate.

  • Review and monitor programme schedule using Project Management tools.

Health and Safety:

  • Implement company, and customer, safety rules, instructions, standing orders and procedures.

  • Prepare project safety and CDM plans and Risk Assessments as part of overall programme.

  • Actively monitor teams within your line management responsibility (under LQP.407).

  • Ensure Risk Assessments are carried out at all stages of a project (design, planning, generic and Daily On Site)

  • Ensure that all statutory records, certificates, licenses, notifications and notices are in place.

  • Conduct site safety inspections and complete associated paperwork.

  • Ensure that accidents and near misses and suitably reported, recorded and investigated and that remedial action is carried out promptly.

  • Report any concerns regarding SHE to the SHE team and your Regional Manager.


Planning and organising:

  • Take an overview of projects to be completed and allocate resources accordingly.

  • Timetable activities within projects including provision of dates to S.A.P. engineers for projects.

  • Liaise with customers to manage critical dates.

  • Provide timely updates of the Programme as required in line with Business Objectives.


  • Work with teams to ensure safe, effective and efficient implementation of company operations.

  • Contribute to the wider team: advise, and share knowledge and experience based on expertise.

  • Liaise with colleagues across the organisation to ensure effective completion of tasks.

  • Manage and review the performance of staff reporting to you and identify training needs.


  • Represent the company to customers and individuals from other companies.

  • Establish and maintain good relationships with customers and other external parties.

  • Deal with all issues arising including investigation and resolution of customer complaints.

  • Liaise with the public to ensure smooth implementation of work.

Quality Control:

  • Implement the company's approach to Quality in all you do and complete all work to high standards.

  • Identify and implement areas of improvement in company processes and operations.

  • Ensure working practices and processes are followed.

  • Ensure all ITPs are completed to the correct standard.

Measures of success:

  • All work completed to time and standard.

  • Budget management.

  • Cost versus estimate.

  • Project milestones achieved.

  • Customer satisfaction/feedback.

  • Efficient use of materials/equipment/people.

  • Project specifications.

  • Site inspections complete.

  • Reported accidents/near misses investigated/action taken.

  • Risk assessment returns.

  • Cable strikes.

  • Attendance at training.

  • Damage/loss of plant, vehicles, and tools.

  • Use of PPE.

  • Use of all resources.

  • Outages.

  • Uncompleted jobs.

  • Customer satisfaction.

  • Absence levels.

  • Team performance – volumes and standards.

  • Knowledge/expertise in team.

  • 360 feedback.

  • Staff satisfaction survey.

  • Customer/public feedback.

  • Number of complaints.

  • Quality standards adhered to.

  • Number of improvements.