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National Grid EPC Project Manager in Norwich, United Kingdom

About the role

We are looking for ambitious EPC Project Managers with experience in high voltage electricity construction (132kV and higher) to join our Customer Connections team based in our Central region. Predominately in East Anglia and Essex but will consider other localities as we cover The Midlands, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire

This is a hybrid role which includes a mixture of working from home, site and office as and when required.

In this role you will have full responsibility for delivering challenging construction projects from business case to completion through a multi-disciplinary team within the Customers Connections - Central portfolio.

You could be involved in delivering projects such as the connection of power stations, wind farms, solar farms and battery storage – all of which will provide clean and affordable energy. Other connections could be giga factories, data centres and distribution networks, vital for our economy, technological advancement and the transition to greener transport and heat.

In other words, this is a job that really matters. Net zero cannot happen without connecting new, green generation and the demand customers who need it. If you’re a committed and passionate Project Manager who wants to make a difference in creating a great experience for our customers and achieving Net Zero, it could be just the job for you.

What you'll need

  • A proven track record of leading the development and construction of infrastructure projects

  • Experience in high voltage electricity, 132kV and higher

  • A good understanding of the CDM regulations

  • Knowledge and Experience of administering NEC contracts

  • Influencing and negotiation skills

  • Stakeholder management experience

  • Full UK driving licence is essential

What you'll get

  • Salary of £52,000 - £60,000 dependant on experience and capability

  • Market supplement of £4.5k per annum

  • Annual Performance Based Bonus

  • 37 hour working week

  • Hybrid working model between Home, Site and Office

  • Job Requirement Company Car

  • 26 days annual leave, plus eight statutory days

  • The option to buy additional or sell holiday days

  • Generous contributory pension scheme - we will double-match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%

  • Financial support to help cover the cost of professional membership subscriptions, course fees, books, exam fees and time off for study leave – so long as it’s relevant to your role

  • Access to several flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few

  • Family care benefits including a back-up care service for when your usual care arrangements fall through (six paid days each year as standard with the option to purchase further days)

  • Access to a numerous apps which support health, fitness and wellbeing

Training and development

We are keen to see our people progress and will support you in gaining the qualifications and skills you need to develop, bespoke to your needs and those of the business.

More information

National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) own the electricity transmission network in England and Wales . Every time you plug in your phone or flick a light switch, we’ve played a part. Not only are we responsible for delivering energy to millions of homes and businesses, we are also driving the move to cleaner energy, and the Government’s target of net zero emissions by 2050.

National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) is at the heart of energy in the UK. The electricity we provide gets the nation to work, powers schools and brings energy to life. Our energy network connects the nation, so it’s essential that it’s continually evolving, advancing, and improving.

In NGET we are passionate about both operating our network safely and providing highly reliable quality of supply for our customers. At the heart of achieving these outcomes is the effective control and operation of our network.

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The closing date for applications is 31/05/24