Position:  Projects Manager

A Head of Department and Senior Management Team (SMT) Role. As an experienced key marine professional reporting to the Managing Director and working side by side with the Marine Manager you will oversee, manage and develop all operational projects and project teams for profitable, safe, efficient delivery including repeat work.

The Projects Manager will be a leader in managing complex, multi discipline £2m+ jobs within the marine, civil and construction industry, undertaking a range of specialist marine and coastal operations from tender through to planning, execution and closeout.

Essential attributes:

  • Strong leadership and negotiation skills.
  • Relevant offshore or site management experience managing complex, multi discipline jobs within the marine, civil and construction industry with specific experience in:
    • Engineering analysis including FEED studies for marine construction and/or decommissioning projects.
    • Main contractor / turnkey / EPC marine construction and/or decommissioning.
    • Management of rock armour, nearshore construction, mooring installation/ decommissioning, marine current turbine installation/decommissioning, salvage, ROV survey and general chartering projects.
  • Experience in negotiating and managing of BIMCO, Logic, FIDIC, NEC and JCT contracts.
  • Attention to detail, forward planning and budgeting/financial knowledge are paramount.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • High level of practical seamanship with tug and barge, crane barge, crane and floating / amphibious plant operations experience.

Important Qualifications/Certification:

  • Applied Engineering Discipline Undergraduate Degree BEng or BSc.
  • Minimum 7 years of leadership experience in nearshore and offshore marine, commercial, contractual management, construction projects and operations.
  • Experience in working within certified PAS 99, ISO9001, 14001 &OHSAS 18001 companies, ideally with direct vessel fleet operations.
  • Good working knowledge of marine regulatory frameworks and International Conventions to include MARPOL, SOLAS, etc.
  • Deep familiarity with specialist / marine construction contracts forms - to include NEC, JCT, FIDIC, LOGIC, IMCA.
  • Good working understanding of maritime law and shipmasters Business & Law.
  • Good working knowledge of BIMCO charters and vessel hire forms.
  • Excellent understanding of marine and construction emergency procedures, and salvage responses.
  • Excellent working knowledge of metocean and weather risk forecasting and management.
  • Workboat and specialist ship operations and vessel & stability – good technical knowledge.
  • Full Clean Driving Licence.
  • SMSTS/IOSH Managing Safely or equivalent.
  • Excellent practical working knowledge of hydrographic and land surveying, tidal surveys and calculations, charting.
  • Highly confident in all ICT incl. MS Project.
  • Competent in CAD.

The position will include:

  • Standard Salary: Negotiable.
  • Annual holiday entitlement of 5.6 weeks / 28 days including bank holidays.
  • Full time hours nominal 5 days in 7, office or worksite/ vessel hours as required. Extra full days worked will be paid pro rata of your salary.
  • Development and training plan: KML is committed to continuing personal and professional development. We will look to your continuation of this and will agree a training plan with you.

Send your CV and covering letter to resources@keynvormorlift.co.uk