Role Title: Project Manager

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Tekmar Energy Ltd

Place of Work

Newton Aycliffe (Hybrid).

The Role

Tekmar Energy is a pioneer in the offshore wind and oil and gas industries, and has an enviable reputation for the design, manufacture and supply of subsea cable, umbilical and flexible protection systems. With a strong presence in both the offshore wind and oil and gas sectors, we are committed to delivering innovative solutions to our clients worldwide.

Working for Tekmar Energy, the Project Manager plays a crucial role in ensuring the seamless execution of projects within the Offshore Wind and Oil & Gas industries. The role involves cost management, procurement, risk mitigation, and stakeholder engagement to ensure that projects are completed punctually, within budget constraints, and to the highest standards of excellence.

Key Responsibilities

Duties will include, but not be limited to the following:


  • Build and maintain strong collaborative customer relationships at all levels aligned to Tekmar account management strategy.
  • Assume accountability and authority for all project execution phases drawing upon the support and coordination of internal group stakeholders such as engineering, supply chain, manufacturing, QHSE and test team.
  • Assumes accountabilities for all commercial, contractual, and technical project deliverables working as customer point of contact and collaborating with internal stakeholder in supporting roles.
  • Create baseline project plan, monitor, and manage activities across all stakeholder groups including supply chain and subcontractors. Manage and delegate activities including key subcontracts to planned deliverables.
  • Create and manage project risk and opportunity register and contingency to mitigate identified concerns in a timely manner meet project margin and schedule.
  • Set project budget, cost/revenue profile, application/invoicing, and milestone payment schedule in conjunction with sales/tendering, project cost accountant and other stakeholders, as necessary.
  • Identify opportunities for margin improvement through cost out initiatives and customer variation order process where appropriate.
  • Approve and submit all customer project documentation in line with agreed MDR and milestone dates.
  • Prepare internal and Customer weekly / monthly reports to update senior management and Customers, escalating high level issues where necessary.
  • Actively lead and contribute to organisation business improvement of systems, processes and procedures through robust project lessons learned, NCR management and structured management of change.
  • Evaluates technical design solutions to ensure alignment with customer requirements and specific technical challenges should they arise.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Tekmar products and their applications.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in similar roles in the offshore wind or oil and gas industry.
  • Experience in all aspects of general Project Management gained through delivery of several subsea industry related projects across a range of customers.
  • Experience of leading multi-disciplined project teams from project inception through to completion, covering key areas of tendering, engineering, supply chain, manufacture, commissioning, and offshore service.
  • Knowledge and experience of the challenges and complexities of delivering projects within Subsea, Renewable Offshore environment, flexibles, cable, umbilical or subsea protection. Stability knowledge would be an advantage.
  • QHSE leadership and continuous improvement focused.
  • Experience in multi-tasking while managing tight deadlines.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Please see the full job description for desirable/mandatory.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Leadership and decision making – takes accountability; self-starter using initiative, decisive and convincing; motivates, empowers, and provides clear direction.
  • Interpersonal skills – effectively communicates and interacts at all levels, including customer based – understanding customer needs and able to communicate with the organisation.
  • Supporting and co-operating – works well with people; collaborator, builds trust; upholds and promotes Tekmar’s values and principles.
  • Interacting and presenting – builds relationships with key stakeholders (internally and externally); ability to influence, persuade and negotiate; confident presenter and strong communicator.
  • Organising and executing – planning and organising through monitoring of clear objectives; customer orientated, and results driven; complies with company policies and procedures to ensure the job is done.

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Closing date for applications: 17 May 2024