The Big Picture
Howden are a global engineering business who focus on providing clients with industrial products that help multiple sectors improve their everyday processes. Howden’s core focus is on providing quality solutions for air and gas handling, and have over a century of experience in doing so.
As a Project Manager, you will lead the execution of screw compressor package projects globally and manage internal/external resource to ensure successful completion of projects. You will manage the HCO Client relationship as well as projects cash flows, budgets and improve projects margins.
What Needs To Be Done?
Lead Screw Compressor Package Projects on behalf of the Company, giving direction to all service providers, to ensure the successful execution of all projects
Act as a single point of contract for client and manage company / client relationship
Co-ordinate, prioritise, monitor, document and ensure cost targets, resource requirements, risks and contingencies are actively managed to ensure the successful delivery of the projects
Manage projects through life cycle from Sales handover to delivery to site. Support commissioning activities with information as required
On completion of the bid clarification process procure and maintain the deliveries of equipment in line with the project schedule
Attend all project related meetings, internal and external, to ensure compliance to HCO/Client requirements
Co-ordinate with the Package Manager, the release of technical documentation to and from the client and provide prompt resolution of any identified issues
Interpret and implement contract terms & conditions including LoC’s, performance bonds and invoicing
Manage project cashflows, maintain up-to-date project costs and provide periodic reports on project status and performance to management and the client
Resolve issues arising from deviations to original contractual requirements and the control of cost amendments for such deviations
Reporting on project progress both internally and with the client
Organise and co-ordinate all delivery and despatch activities
Prepare Project Documentation for handover to Aftermarket/Commissioning Teams
Support HBE principles by optimising efficiencies through reduction of costs and improvement of quality and delivery
Ensure adherence to company environmental, health and safety standards in compliance with company policies to ensure a safe working environment and the minimisation of environmental impact
What Do You Need To Bring?
Essential skills, knowledge & behaviours
Educated to HNC level or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline
Excellent knowledge of Project Management methodologies and responsibilities
Demonstrate an understanding of Oil & Gas, Petrochemical Engineering processes and Rotating Equipment
Desirable skills, knowledge & behaviours
Confidence and experience to pro-actively solve problems, think laterally and identify corrective actions
Leadership, communication, negotiating, influencing and inter-personal skills, with the drive and commitment to achieve project objectives
A knowledge of compressor system packaging technical requirements
A knowledge of rotating equipment system design
A knowledge of and commitment to customer service, financial control and engineering quality
A working knowledge of project program design (MS Project) and implementation
What Will You Get In Return?
You will have the opportunity to work for a global engineering organisation in a challenging and dynamic role with great development opportunities. We offer a competitive salary along with a great benefits package.
The advantages of working at Howden:
Worldwide business – Liaise with our colleagues in 27 countries.
We offer global and local opportunities– 6000 employees and world leading engineers, who create cutting edge developments – You will be a part of over 160 years of innovation and development that continues today with our digital solutions. At Howden we have a strong corporate identity and purpose – You will be a member of our team, shaping the future of the world and tackling some of the most pressing issues facing the planet.
Our products and organisation are Revolving Around You – Our culture promotes individual development to enhance our most important asset – our people.