Project Manager - Green Hydrogen Production

Location Oxford
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Freya Williamson

Contact email: f.williamson@mintselection.com
Job ref: 32645
Published: 9 months ago

Project Manager – Green Hydrogen Production

Project Manager sought by a rapidly emerging UK Clean Hydrogen producer who are setting the standard for clean hydrogen production.

Joining a fast growth business, you will also be part of a wider consortium of businesses working together to provide zero-emissions solutions. The consortium of businesses are involved in an end-to-end process from developing and operating the required energy infrastructure assets (Renewable Power Generation, Electrolysis plants) to the transportation and distribution of Green Hydrogen and the provision of turnkey, zero-emissions solutions.

As Project Manager you will take ownership of one or more of the company’s RES-coupled electrolysis projects with exposure across the lifecycle, from project initiation and planning through to close out and handover to operations.  

The role will entail coordinating with the development team, managing engineering partners and technology vendors, alongside continuous improvement of in-house project and programme management capability and processes, in alignment with the broader Group’s NPIP, QMS and other PM protocols and processes.  

Project Manager – The Role

  • This role would be based out of Oxford for three days a week
  • Lead a diverse, multi-disciplinary project team to deliver electrolysis project(s) to agreed KPIs
  • Management of the Project Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitor & Controlling and Close Out Phases, which indicatively includes
    • Drafting and keeping up-to-date the Project Management Charter and Plan
    • Formulate and maintain Earned Value Management based project controls, such as Schedule and Cost Performance Index (SPI & CPI) metrics, alongside quality controls, with associated variance and trend analyses
    • Formulate and maintain a Risk Action Issue and Decision (RAID) Log or equivalent
    • Management of Change
    • Project close out, including acceptance of engineering and construction deliverables & procurement documentation with handover to Operations
    • Conduct post-project review, incl. documenting lessons learned
  • Understand project Health, Safety, Environment and Security (HSES) issues and assure these are being handled correctly
  • Manage market engagement with, and due diligence of, supply chain focusing on technology vendors and service providers 
  • Management of Concept, Front End and Detailed Engineering Design project phases, relying on in-house resource or third-party consultant support as required
  • Management of EPC or EPCM phase, as individual project(s) may merit
  • Maintain good overview of UK legislative framework relating to production, storage and distribution of hydrogen
  • Support in continuous improvement of Company QMS, focus on project planning and controls 

Project Manager – About You

  • Engineering or Sciences Graduate
  • Prior background in project management or project engineering, minimum 3 years
  • Experience in an appropriate industry, ideally in Electrolysis or Fuel Cell sectors, else Industrial Gasses or Renewables
  • Familiarity with MS Office suite, including MS Project or equivalent project management software
  • Commercial astuteness and understanding of underlying hydrogen project economics
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Project Management accreditation with the PMI, Prince2 or equivalent is desirable

Click Apply if you have an up-to-date CV to share. If not, please drop me an email at f.williamson@mintselection.com to arrange a confidential, exploratory chat.

Project Manager – Green Hydrogen Production

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