Project Manager - Pumped Storage Hydro

Location City of London
Contact name: Charlie Giblin

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Job ref: 32442
Published: 9 months ago
Startdate: 15/12/2022

Project Manager - Pumped Storage Hydro



Client: Statera Energy

Statera Energy are a fully integrated Independent Power Producer who develop, build, own and operate complex energy infrastructure assets. Their expertise is built around balancing the UK’s power grid. This is done with Battery Energy Storage (Standalone and co-located with sizable renewable generation), Fast response (Peaking plants run historically on natural Gas but going forward, on Biofuels, Hydrogen or a blend), Pumped Storage Hydro and Hydrogen (Production and Storage). Statera have a little under 1GW currently in operation with more than 11GW’s at advanced stages in their project pipeline.



Role: Project Manager

Within their Pumped Storage Hydro division, Statera Energy are looking to appoint an experienced Project Manager who will lead one of their major PSH schemes with a combined 1.5GW capacity.


As Project Manager, you will have strong experience in leading and managing multidisciplinary project teams through the various stages of design and delivery phases of a major civil construction / Energy project. At other times you may act as Superintendent and administer contractual requirements, therefore project knowledge and experience in project commercials is highly desired.



Project Manager Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Lead the strategic project engagement functions, including early contractor involvement, value engineering, head contract tendering process & execution.

  • Responsible for key aspects of project activities which will include reference design development, programme development and tracking. Construction delivery, and commissioning of generating assets. Within the allocated project scope, time, and budget.

  • Ensure monthly project deliverables are completed, including delivery plans, status reports, cost reports.

  • Manage project budget and project programme for successful delivery in accordance with Statera requirements

  • Lead value engineering, constructability analysis and critically review design and documentation to maximise outcomes

  • Managing the delivery phase of projects through effective Contract Administration and Superintendent services

  • Leading projects and/or work packages on major projects to deliver strong commercial outcomes for Statera.

  • Preparing project, reports, technical reviews, and other deliverables for capital infrastructure projects to a high level of technical excellence

  • Resolving commercial, technical issues as they arise and liaising with the project Director to ensure that good outcomes are achieved

  • Ensure project specific and statutory requirements are met ensuring all local, national building codes and safety precautions are followed with all issues reported through the appropriate channels.



Location: With a London HQ and plans to open an office within Scotland (the location of the projects), there is some flexibility. A Scottish base is likely the preferred option. A remote / flexible approach can be adopted.


Remuneration: A basic salary range from £90,000 up to £120,000 with bonuses, benefits and other incentives on top.


About You:

This position will require you to have a minimum of 15 years’ experience, degree qualification (Civil Engineering, Construction Management,) Currently holding a Project Manager position in reputable client-side PM business with experience in project managing complex construction works. Demonstrated capability in Project Management for delivery of D+C projects Sound knowledge of project financial management, forecasting, procurement, contract management, schedule management and design management functions. Experience with quality control, completion, and commissioning processes. A strong focus on safety, environmental management. Understanding of the different procurement and contracting models. Ability to lead and communicate clearly at all organizational levels. Provide superior negotiation and communication skills with varied internal and external stakeholders. Familiarity with Microsoft 365 suite of programs and MS Project or Primavera P6.



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Project Manager - Pumped Storage Hydro


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