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Amec Foster Wheeler Project Director in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Enabling the transition to Net Zero by delivering a significant Transmission OHL project as part of the SSE ASTI Framework in the North of Scotland.

Wood’s Projects business unit specialises in delivering predictable and consistent results in high complexity projects that include new technology, challenging construction logistics and, or sheer scale. Just like the nature and expansiveness of our sectors, so is our Projects business, in its solutions, abilities and global track record. Across any major capital project lifecycle, we provide a full suite of solutions from programme and project management, to engineering and design, procurement, construction and project delivery.

Powered by a global team of more than 12,000 people, we deliver some of the world's boldest and most critical projects in many diverse and evolving sectors, including:

  • Power, including Transmission and Distribution

  • Upstream / Midstream / Downstream Oil & Gas

  • Chemicals

  • Renewable Energy

  • Mining & Minerals

  • Industrials & Manufacturing

  • Life Sciences

  • Transportation

  • Water

  • Government services

We are currently looking for an excellent candidate with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference to our performance on projects across the full life cycle, from studies and FEED to ECE and EPC, to ensure that Wood continues to differentiate itself from its competitors by safely delivering quality projects to meet our client’s requirements. Candidates should have experience in the Transmission and Distribution industry with significant EPC experience and a track record of working in collaboration with clients.

Wood is currently recruiting for a Project Director to join our Power Solutions UK team in Scotland. Wood has a strong portfolio of major capital projects and we currently have exciting opportunities to support this work. The successful candidate will be based initially in our Glasgow office in the UK but will be required to travel to site and client/Wood offices as necessary.


  • Drive HSSEA culture and performance, ensure it is understood and implemented by all assigned project personnel.

  • Accountable for management of large complex projects, or sub-projects within a larger project

  • Act as the primary contact with Wood’s Client and maintain satisfactory relations with them. Manage client expectations

  • Achieve schedule, performance, cost, quality, health, safety and environmental requirements of the project from contract award to Client’s acceptance.

  • Achieve budgeted Contract Profit

  • Identify the objectives for the project in accordance with the contract terms, scope of work and Wood Policy. Communicate them clearly to the project team, department heads and Client

  • Responsible for the identification, mitigation and management of risk on the assigned project. Ensure that the risk management process is followed, and the risk register maintained as a live document throughout execution.

  • Negotiate all contract changes with the Client

  • Monitor and expedite account receivables for the project

  • Maintain cost awareness of all project personnel throughout the project execution.

  • Positively encourage and support the project’s agreed workshare strategy, supporting other Wood execution centres and representing Wood as an integrated and collaborative business to our Clients

  • Responsible for timely issue of the project Monthly Progress Report. Critically review all inputs and ensure it meets contract requirements for timing and content

What we can offer

  • Meaningful and interesting projects delivered to leaders of industry across the energy transition, emerging and conventional energy sectors

  • A caring team culture; we support each other professionally and personally, encouraging knowledge sharing across all areas of the business

  • Flexible working arrangements that balance client, team and individual needs offering hybrid and remote working where relevant

  • Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion; we are an organisation actively committed to diversity and inclusion across our business

  • Competitive renumeration package with regular reviews to ensure we are rewarding at the right level in line with the market

  • Flexible benefits package inclusive of 33 days annual leave (including public holidays).

  • Further benefits include a generous contributory pension scheme, private medical cover, 4x base salary life insurance; all of these and more that can be adapted to suit your own lifestyle

  • Commitment to continued professional development; development plans that are tailored to your individual needs and interests

  • Global connections; join experts around the world who are at the leading edge of our industry, shaping the standards of our profession

If all of this sounds good to you, review the requirements of the position below, then follow the link to apply and start your journey with Wood

  • Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering

  • Demonstrable experience in Project Management within the Transmission & Distribution industry

  • Strong project-based delivery experience; strategic thinking; oral and written communication skills

  • (Preferable) Chartered Member of an appropriate Institution or Association

  • Experienced in project execution of FEED, EPC/EPCm, PMC Capital Projects as Senior Project Manager or Project Director

  • Excellent Safety and Financial performance track record

  • Broad understanding of the business drivers for our clients

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2023-129336

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Wood Plc

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