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Project Manager (EVC)

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Job Introduction

About the opportunity:

We're thrilled to announce a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated Project Manager (EVC) to become an integral part of our growing Construction department, overseeing projects nationwide.

As a Project Manager, you'll spearhead the successful delivery of cutting-edge Electric Vehicle (EV) Infrastructure projects. This includes managing the intricate aspects of High/Low Voltage Points of Connection, Sub-Station builds, and EV charge points, encompassing both electrical and data wiring. You will also be managing both in-house craft teams and Sub-Contractors, ensuring smooth collaboration for the successful execution of projects.

What sets this role apart? You'll be at the forefront of establishing a brand-new team at UKPS, where your expertise will play a pivotal role in shaping the team's direction. Your responsibility will include setting up streamlined processes and procedures to ensure an exceptional experience for our valued clients.

Are you ready to energise your career with UK Power Solutions?

Your responsibilities:

  • Manage and take full responsibility for projects from design approval to delivery.
  • Ensure projects are delivered to an achievable customer approved programme.
  • Liaise closely with the customer using clear and regular communication on programme, project risks, SHEQ and financial matters. 
  • Take financial and commercial responsibility for the project, managing invoicing and variations in a timely manner and highlighting any financial/commercial risks at the earliest opportunity.
  • Attend monthly one to one project reviews with your assigned QS and line manager.
  • Liaise with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Plan, put to work and supervise internal and subcontract craft teams to complete the installation electrical/data cabling, EVC chargers and associated panels/cabinets, and substations.  
  • Using the internal UKPS civil team, plan and oversee the installation of offsite excavation, cable installation and reinstatement as required by the approved design and agreed programme.
  • Carry out Principal Contractor duties, including CDM site setup, and the production of Risk assessments, method statements, CPH&SP, O&M files etc.  
  • Complete site audit’s as per UKPS policies and procedures. 

Check out the job description to find out more. 

About you

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in managing a portfolio of Utility/EV construction projects across different locations.
  • Experienced in managing internal site-based workforce and Subcontractors. 
  • Experience in the delivery of EV installation projects. 


  • Qualification in Electrical Engineering e.g. C&G, ONC, HNC & Degree (equivalent Engineering qualifications may be considered).


  • Excellent communication with the ability to build strong working relationships with Clients and internal/external stakeholders.
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage multiple projects across different locations.
  • Strong financial acumen and understanding of budgeting, forecasting and cost control.
  • A safety critical mindset. 
  • Highly process driven. 
  • Resilient with the ability to work well under pressure and cope with conflicting demands.
  • A strong work ethic and high level of integrity.

We offer good benefits and remuneration packages, but most importantly, an enjoyable and rewarding place to work. We believe in rewarding our people well and there are plenty of career opportunities for the right person. 

In return of your hard work and dedication, we can offer you: 

Core Benefits: 

  • 25 days holiday, increasing after 2 years by 1 day each year up to 30 days, plus 9 public holidays
  • Holiday buy scheme 
  • Discretionary bonus 
  • EV and ULEV salary sacrifice scheme (subject to minimum length of service)
  • Cycle to work salary sacrifice scheme
  • Up to 7% employer pension contribution 
  • Life assurance (x4 annual basic salary) 
  • Refer a friend incentive
  • Wagestream
  • Employee assistance programme

And once you have successfully completed your probation, you will have access to:

  • Flexible start and finish times 
  • Private medical insurance
  • Company sick pay

About us

We are UKPS; a fast-growing Multi-utility Independent Connections Provider (ICP) part of the Last Mile infrastructure. We are fully accredited under the NERS, GIRS & WIRS schemes to carry out the turnkey provision of multi-utility infrastructure and subsequent connections to new build housing, residential, commercial and industrial projects.

At Last Mile Infrastructure, we are one of the UK’s largest Independent Network Owners, owning and operating in excess of 500,000 gas,  electricity, water and wastewater connections serving residential and commercial customers. Last Mile Asset Management adopt and operate electricity, gas, water and wastewater, and ground source heat/cooling networks that are designed, installed and commissioned by Lloyds accredited Independent Connection providers (ICPs).

At UKPS & Last Mile, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse working environment, where employee wellbeing is at the forefront in making sure our people feel valued. We provide tailored ongoing training and development, but most importantly, long term career opportunities for you to Grow With Us. If you are motivated to succeed and have a ‘can-do’ attitude, we would love to hear from you!

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