Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Competitive Salary plus Benefits

Edinburgh, GB None, GB Sunderland, GB London, GB

Career Area:  Project Management & Business Change

Project Management Office Lead

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero

Location: Remote/Sunderland/Edinburgh/London
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent
Closing Date: 22nd of May 2022

EDF Renewables. Building a sustainable future through wind power and other renewable technologies, in partnership with local communities.

The Project Management Office Lead role will sit within the Central Technical Organisation (CTO) function of EDF Renewables. This is a lead role in the ongoing development, implementation and governance of project management standards. In addition the role includes building a team of specialist PMO resource to support the business. 

Ultimately the main objective for this role is supporting the smooth progression of projects and thereby helping the organisation to grow at an increasing pace.

Day to day duties

•    Driving the ongoing development of the overall Project Management office to support business growth plans
•    Create and maintain the Project Management standards for all technologies including the end to end gate process, tools and templates and competency framework
•    With Governance resource in the team ensure that Project Management standards are being followed throughout the organisation, including the introduction of KPI’s and audits to track performance
•    Continuously improve and engage with all parts of the business to ensure our Project Management Standards adapt to our changing needs 
•    Lead the evolution of Project Management within EDF R including the introduction of Integrated Project Lifecycle Management Tools
•    Manage specialist project management resourcing to meet demands
•    Liaise with Business Improvement function to ensure alignment with internal projects

The Candidate

The successful Project Management Office Lead will be the front face of Project management standards  for all technologies. You will have experience of project management and implementing project management standards within a business. Importantly you will have the ability to communicate and engage with personnel at all levels to provide support and promote the use of project management principals.

It would be advantageous to have a formal Project Management qualification as well as experience in managing a Project Management Office.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. 

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing.

Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application. 

Why EDF Renewables?

EDF Renewables purpose is to accelerate a net zero future where clean energy powers our lives. We want to make the net zero future happen as fast as we can. We want to set the pace and, where necessary, disrupt the status quo and transform perceptions. We are here to combat climate change, this is a clear and tangible goal for us. Climate change is what galvanises us to bring the right solutions to the UK and Ireland.

Our mission is critical in the pursuit of our purpose, we will lead the way in the delivery and operation of renewable technologies. We are proud to utilise fully our EDF heritage and place ourselves at the core of the industry.

We are constantly challenging ourselves to improve the way things are being done. We bring leadership to our interactions and collaborations with one another, how we influence our partners and external bodies, how we use technology. 

The success of our mission and purpose is underpinned by our core values – our DNA:
Together: Working together.
Open: We are open and authentic in our behaviours.    
Passion: We have a strong belief in what we are doing.
Growth: Growth as a company and as individuals.
Resolve: We remain determined even in challenging environments

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