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Project Management Assistant - Energy

Employer
Stantec
Location
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Job Role
Business Analyst
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The transmission and distribution sector is rapidly transforming against a backdrop of growing demand, regulatory changes, ambitious carbon reduction targets and new innovations in technology.
If you are passionate about making a difference, then join our industry leading Energy team in leading the change!
We are currently seeking an Project Management Assistant to join us. This is an exciting opportunity to get involved in a wide variety of projects, across various technical disciplines with clients across country. These projects can include HVDC, interconnectors, windfarms, substations, OHL, geotechnical solutions, building design, protection systems, LVAC, FEED, new builds, refurbishment works, connections schemes etc.
You will join a growing and collaborative team, working in partnership with a variety of clients to develop innovative and sustainable solutions to industry-wide efficiency and environmental challenges.
As part of your role, you will execute instructions from Project Managers for the range of pursuit tracking to setup and close out and provide contract administration assistance.
You will draft project budgets in the Project Pursuit Tool (PPT), establish requests for new projects with the Project Setup Form (PSF), coordinate with PMs and Project Independent Reviewers for internal approvals at the appropriate signature authority level. You will prepare monthly project progress or status report as needed for internal monitoring of project time and costs spent compared to budget from project setup.
You will initiate invoicing, coordinate with Project Accounting and PMs Track accounts receivable and coordinate with PMs for outstanding invoice payment from client.
This is an exciting time to join Stantec's, see the below link for more information on our Energy sector teams:
Stantec Energy Transition - UK
About You
You will have some previous experience of project management, with experience of project setup and financial monitoring processes including coordinating with Project Managers (PMs) for proposals, change orders, status reports, financial updates and forecasting. This role works closely with teams of PMs and you must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, along with excellent computer skills and enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative and multi-team environment.
You will have demonstrated attention to detail; initiative in problem detection and resolution; strong verbal and written communication skills; and the ability to prioritize and multi-task between multiple project managers.
Why Join us?
- Our People Culture: We're proud of our friendly and collaborative environment
- Awards: We're 2023 NCE Consultancy of the Year and top 10 Corporate Knights most sustainable companies in the world.
- Great Benefits: Competitive salary, pension plan, holidays, free private medical insurance, discounted gym membership and lots more
- Flexible working arrangements
- Great Projects in all of our sectors across the UK&I
- Industry leading training and development as well as paid for professional subscriptions
To hear what our Transmission & Distribution leader Sophie Lee has to say about working within our team, click here:- Sophie Lee - My Stantec Stories
#UKEnergy
About Stantec
Stantec is a professional services firm. Our team of 28,000 global experts provides engineering, architecture, environmental, and project management services across all phases of the project life cycle. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.
From large-scale developments to challenging neighbourhood projects, we stretch across our global network to learn from others, offer our support, and gain new experiences along the way. So while we work to help the communities around us thrive, our own people thrive too.
Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment.
At Stantec we are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is accessible to all. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process then please inform a member of our Talent Acquisition team.
ReqID: 5140

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