Senior Project Advisor

  • Dublin
  • Mace
At Mace, our purpose is to redefine the boundaries of ambition. We believe in creating places that are responsible, bringing transformative impact to our people, communities and societies across the globe. To learn more about our purpose, culture, and priorities, visit our . Within our consult business, we harness our unique combination of leading-edge practical expertise and project delivery consultancy to unlock the potential in every project. Our values shape the way we consult and define the people we want to join us on our journey, they are: Safety first - Going home safe and well Client focus - Deliver on our promise Integrity - Always do the right thing Create opportunity - For our people to excel To fully integrate, optimise and manage an allocated programme of work across the full project lifecycle to ensure that projects are delivered to the agreed plan, in accordance with relevant Company practices and procedures and always operating to the highest Safety, Health and Environmental standards.You’ll be responsible for: Lead, develop and performance manage a team to develop, sanction and deliver allocated major projects safely, to time, cost and specification. Manage key stakeholders to remove any blockers to the timely completion of the project. Ensure robust monitoring, control and reporting of all investments within the major project (including SHE performance, milestone progress, risk management) and provide accurate and timely financial forecasting information to support regulatory reporting cycles and the business and capital plan. Ensure that sanctioning, development and tendering strategies are agreed early in development, and that the engineered solution delivers the essential scope at an optimal cost. Challenge project teams to ensure project scope, designs and delivery solutions are innovative, efficient, fit for purpose and prevent creep. Deliver / arrange training and support across the department to increase technical, financial, programme and safety knowledge and understanding as required. Lead and embed positive safety culture and process safety within team to improve collective safety performance ensuring adherence to company policy, aims and objectives. Ensure that all essential documentation is completed to the highest possible standard, supporting the investment case and delivery strategy. Drive understanding of Regulatory requirements into project teams and ensure project documentation for regulatory purposes in place. Ensure that the construction programme accounts for all known delivery risks and CDM issues, including construction safety, health, environment and sustainability. Accountable for first level assurance across all team activities and responsibilities. Develop and share best practice across Strategic Infrastructure and the wider business units Ensure that EPC Project Managers / Assistant EPC Project Managers are robustly positioned commercially on delivery, and coordinate and prioritise commercial / contractual support systems in place. If required, personally undertake role of Project Manager for allocated complex projects. If required, agree and implement a community engagement plan for the project with the Project Director and local authorities. Ensure a robust response management system is in place for the recording of the receipt and response to all public feedback. You’ll need to have: To be educated to a degree or equivalent level. Experience of working on major Infrastructure projects and programmes. Membership of RICS, CIOB, APM or equivalent relevant professional institution. Project Management Qualification. You are expected to live the company values, as well as demonstrating and continually developing your leadership skills. Leadership Qualities An excellent customer-centric approach that delivers on expectations. To be an expert at engaging stakeholders and working collaboratively to remove blockers. Experience at developing teams and delivering high quality results Technical or Specialist. Competency in Project Management Skills. Competency Management Experience / Commercial Acumen. Understanding of regulatory mechanisms. Accomplished knowledge and application of CDM, Safety and Environmental Regulations. Knowledge of Procedures for developing and delivering projects. Knowledge of the Electricity Transmission System. Finance and cost control management experience on complex, high value projects. Experience in change control on target cost and lump sum construction contracts. Experience in contracting strategies and procurement seeing contracts through the end-to-end project life cycle. Drawing on analysis and highlight reports from the commercial teams to make decisions for financial control. You’ll also have: Managing successful programmes qualification (MSP). NEC3/NEC 4 ECC Project Manager qualification. Mace is an inclusive employer and welcomes interest from a diverse range of candidates. Even if you feel you do not fulfil all of the criteria, please apply as you may still be the best candidate for this role or another role within our organisation. We are also open to discussing part-time, flexible, and hybrid working options if suitable within the role. #LI-Onsite