Project Manager – Power Network

September 28, 2022 | Comments Off on Project Manager – Power Network

We're looking for a Project Manager to join our Utilities team working on our UK Power Network Alliance. A role based from home, with visits to our offices - London, Maidstone, Colchester or Crawley and from site. Within this role, you can enjoy knowing that you not only manage projects that are beneficial for our employees but for the community - be a part of the future and be a part of it today.

Location: We can offer the flexibility to work from home, with visits to site and offices in the UK Power Network such as London, Maidstone, Colchester or Crawley.

Contract: Permanent - Full Time. Flexible and part-time hours may be available if desired, just let us know.


As a Project Manager, you'll be working within the Utilities team for our UK Power Networks alliance on projects within the Southern Power Network region.

Your day to day will include:

  • Managing all interfaces between departments and key Asset Management and/or Major Connections staff and teams.
  • Ensuring resources are in place and aligned to meet milestones to deliver the associated investment plan.
  • Monitoring project progress, providing regular reports and track and forecast on a weekly/monthly basis via use of Primavera P6 and P6 Planners.
Who are we looking for?

This role of Project Manager is great for you if have:

  • Experience in a similar role within the utilities industry.
  • Qualified by experience and/or a degree in Electrical Engineering, or Civil Engineering or equivalent with a Project Management bias.
We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferable skills are always welcome! So even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat. We want to hear from candidates from all backgrounds and experiences, and we especially encourage those from underrepresented communities to get in touch with us.

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please get in touch at to discuss and arrange these.

Benefits at Kier

We're proud to be able to offer our fantastic employees a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. Some of our favourites include:

  • new and enhanced family friendly policies, including eight weeks paternity leave, 26 weeks maternity leave, pregnancy loss leave, surrogacy leave, menopause guidance and more
  • support in obtaining further qualifications including personal track safety, NVQs and more
  • green car scheme
  • A fantastic, matched pension scheme up to 7.5%
  • Private Healthcare
And so much more! You can read the full details of all of our benefits on our website:

Who is Kier?

We're made up of six business units, Group Functions, Construction, Highways, Infrastructure, Utilities and Property, and as a group, our purpose is to sustainably deliver construction and infrastructure services which are vital to the UK. Take a look at our sustainability objectives:

Our projects are those that support the local communities we work in, helping them thrive and progress. We are collaborative, trusted and focussed in all that we do, and our people are essential in helping us achieve our goals.

It's taken a great deal for Kier Group to become one of the UK's Top 3 utility providers. It's taken people like you. Professionals who can help connect, heat and power over 15 million homes and businesses - in a team that works with emerging technologies to maintain 65km of gas pipes and install one million metres of fibre optic cable every year.

Diversity and inclusion

Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We're proud of the steps we've taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier's diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives, and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies and initiatives.

You can see more about our D&I action plan here:

Closing date: 26th October 2022

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.