Project Manager

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Date: 23 Sep 2023

Location: Aberdeen, GB, AB15 8PU Athens, GR, 176 74

Company: Lloyds Register

Role purpose:

To perform work / service delivery for internal/external clients, where the parameters are defined and the work is within the specialist discipline(s). Manages an average complexity project or a work package of a more complex project. Acts as single point of contact for clients to effectively manage client and LR relationship. 

Supports Senior Project Managers on the management and contract delivery of a high complexity project.  

May be involved in single projects or a portfolio of projects for one or more client contracts. 


Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for managing single projects, with a value aligned with LR Commercial Notice, approvable by Level C & B signatory and that otherwise have not been subject to IAP approval.

Preparing deliverables within the agreed parameters in a defined format & within an agreed timescale. 

Delivering services to internal/external clients in accordance with internal processes/ procedures (e.g. work instructions, PMP, commercial data & reporting)

Preparation & presentation of project reports as required & aligned to the KPI’s and agreed processes. 

Coordination of both technical and related project specific activities

Support and assist the Proposals & Bid Management team and or Senior Project Manager with all aspects of the bid and tender development process.

Undertakes resource allocation & planning, organisation & management as necessary in relation to assigned projects.

Monitors the budget and overall service delivery for all aspects of the assigned projects through the planning, cost, time and quality control processes, including regular project / contract reviews, project reporting and close out.

Supports CRS audit processes.  Co-ordinates the Comment Response Sheets (CRS) and carries out reviews as necessary before issuing out to Clients.

Successful execution of project plans and all aspects of contract compliance and management to include change control and contract variations.

Has an understanding of the LR contract risk & issue management procedures. Ensure this is applied and use the project RAID register for all projects.

Ensures compliance with all legal, statutory and regulatory requirements raising concerns with the Senior Project Manager / Line Manager proactively.

Responsible for timely and accurate filing, archiving and maintaining of records in accordance with the relevant procedures.

In line with role, will complete any other reasonable work request assigned by Line Manager/ Global Projects Management

To pursue Continuing Professional Development and maintain a degree of technical & discipline knowledge and awareness. 


Key Health & Safety Responsibilities:

Assess the risks and work in a safe manner at all times, robustly implementing health and safety rules, instructions and systems and refuse to undertake work that compromises your safety or health.

Report in a timely manner all incidents including near miss and safety observations (NMSO), accidents and injuries and raise any health and safety concerns with your line manager.


Role Dimensions:

Number of direct reports:


Geographic area of impact:


Size of budget responsible for:


Key stakeholders:

Global Projects Management & Team Members, Surveyors and Engineers


Technical / Professional Qualifications / Requirements:

Degree preferred in an Engineering, Project Management or Science subject.

Have 3 to 5 years’ experience of project management protocols ideally working as part of project teams.

Awareness and application of project management tools (APM, Prince2 etc.) and processes whilst adhering to legal and commercial requirements.

Adaptable and well organised with a practical minded approach and the ability to work to tight deadlines. Takes ownership of work assigned and completes to the expected level of Quality.

Possessing good communication skills, including technical report writing, having the ability to adapt and work to tight deadlines.

Proven experience and knowledge of effective and timely co-ordination of budgets and financial processes relating to various projects.

Pragmatic, empathetic and credible with clients and have a high standard of personal presentation.

Good influencing and motivational skills demonstrated through advice, counsel or facilitating services to others.


Our Values:

We care

• We care about the safety of everyone.

• We respect each other and the wider communities we work in.

• We’re passionate about giving back to society, leaving the world a better place than we found it.

We care about each other, our customers and the environment.

We share our expertise

• We strive to be the leaders in our profession with unparalleled expertise.

• We’re committed to quality and work together to find the best solution.

• We’re inquisitive and curious and never stop learning to further our knowledge.

We share our expertise with each other, with our customers and with all of our stakeholders.

We do the right thing

• We’re independent and impartial.

• We show integrity in everything we do.

• We’re brave and courageous and we never compromise on standards or safety.

We do the right thing in every situation.



Behavioural Competencies (BCs):

All 8 Core BCs are applicable to all but managers and colleagues can reposition BCs below to indicate which ones are more critical than others

Customer Focus

G3 – Takes responsibility for delivering customer needs

  • Listens and asks questions to gain an understanding of customer needs and expectations
  • Ensures that colleagues are aware of customer needs and understand how their role impacts the customer
  • Anticipates customer needs, actively seeking feedback to improve satisfaction
  • Takes responsibility for resolving problems within the scope of his/her experience

Balances customer needs with safety, operational and commercial constraints

Team work

G3 - Actively includes, engages and supports others


  • Values the input and expertise of colleagues, encouraging them to express their views and ideas
  • Trusts and supports colleagues, seeking common ground to strengthen working relationships
  • Assumes positive intent, resolving differences with others to achieve ‘win-win’ outcomes for colleagues and customers
  • Willingly shares knowledge and expertise with others
  • Adapts personal behavioural style to work more effectively with colleagues and customers


Communicating & Influencing

G3 - Tailors and structures communication to specific audiences to engage and inspire


  • Communicates clear objectives, expectations and purpose for the team, supporting them in taking ownership
  • Presents ideas logically, concisely and persuasively, adapting content and style for the audience, using relevant and accurate data
  • Communicates in a manner consistent with LR values and stays professional when challenged
  • Encourages positive, open and 2-way discussion, demonstrating empathy, rapport and fairness
  • Is approachable, fully involves others in decisions and ideas when appropriate, gaining commitment and trust


Professional Expertise

G3 - Ensures professional competence and shares knowledge with others

  • Is enthusiastic about sharing knowledge and experience with others
  • Pursues appropriate learning, development and feedback opportunities to enhance own performance
  • Keeps up to date with specific technical/professional/functional skills and knowledge
  • Maintains awareness of latest legislation, regulation and standards and updates relevant qualifications/CPD requirements
  • Regularly reviews and updates their own PDP, supporting and encouraging others in their personal/career development


Setting Direction

G3 - Considers the wider picture and brings this understanding to bear on decisions / actions

  • Translates wider LR strategy into clear goals, priorities and expectations for the task/project/team
  • Takes time to consider the broad implications and context of specific issues and actions
  • Considers wider organisational priorities when making decisions and setting own priorities
  • Able to navigate through a range of issues to define a clear way forward
  • Questions the conventional, thinks laterally, considers ‘what if scenarios’


Commercial Acumen

G3 - Takes a commercial view when making decisions and taking action

  • Demonstrates an understanding of how key decisions and strategies affect the top and bottom line
  • Considers cost implications and benefits of actions and decisions with awareness of budget
  • Balances time, cost and quality variables without compromising on health and safety
  • Uses resources effectively and identifies appropriate alternatives /efficiencies
  • Initiates improvements to cut costs, improve efficiencies or seize opportunities



G3 –  Assesses problems and develops pragmatic solutions


  • Uses effective sources/questions get to the nature of a problem, spotting gaps/flaws in data, information or arguments
  • Considers issues from different perspectives, assessing the impact of any solution, thinking beyond own business function
  • Encourages others to share, build on, and consider new ideas and ways of solving problems
  • Makes well-timed decisions even when some information is unavailable
  • Communicates tough business decisions, without blaming others


Delivering Results

G3 - Plans and prioritises workload to ensure goals/targets are achieved


  • Is well-organised, using structured plans, prioritising and managing time effectively to meet deadlines and targets
  • Balances a range of conflicting priorities and tasks to determine the best way forward
  • Holds regular team reviews to track goals, giving clear feedback to drive performance and address issues
  • Identifies barriers to achievement and actively seeks to minimise them
  • Demonstrates a high level of drive, enthusiasm and a positive attitude to work, remaining calm under pressure 

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