Project Manager - Anaerobic Digestion

West Midlands
Renewable Energy
£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Holiday pay,pension
12-05-2022 02:35 PM

Project Manager - Anaerobic Digestion
Midlands - with travel to the NorthEast
6-month fixed term contract - possibility of being made permanent
£50,000 - £55,000 pro rata

Astute are seeking to a recruit a Project Manager to join a leading company in the anaerobic digestion sector. The works will relate to electrical & mechanical infrastructure.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Operations Director, as a Project Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Support the business to deliver critical engineering works to a strict deadline
  • Planning and execution of major upgrades to the plant
  • Agreeing with management the project requirements, delivery timelines and budgets
  • Provide technical supervision and direction of project team members (including engineers, designers, drafters and administration personnel)
  • Develop detailed project timelines and budget based on quotes from subcontractors
  • Ensure project activities are delivered safely by subcontractors and comply with site safety
  • Update project plans as changes occur or as a result of new task
  • Compile project status reports to management and other stake holders
  • Other duties as required

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Engineering degree or equivalent
  • 5 years + experience with project management, construction or engineering
  • Knowledge and expereince with the current CDM regulations, contractual legislation and budgetary control
  • Proven track record of managing technical projects within manufacturing or energy production
  • Experience in coordinating procurement, logistics, commissioning, and site constructors with regard to project schedule
  • Experience with biogas/bioenergy(desirable)
  • Experience working from design phase through to implementation and operation
  • Experience negotiating construction, procurement and labour contracts
  • Ability to travel to site 2-3 days per week is essential

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Salary of £50,000 - £55,000 pro rota
  • 6 month fixed-term contract with the possibility of permanent employment
  • Holiday pay
  • Pension

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02393 910033 and ask to speak to Aaron Rayner who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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