Project Manager - Wales

  • Research & Disruptive Innovation - Wales
  • Competitive Salary, Annual Discretionary Bonus, 28 Days Holiday, 9 Public Holidays, Company Pension Scheme, Cashback Hea
  • Ref: 235
  • Date Posted: Wednesday 8 Jan 2020
ORE Catapult

Project Manager

Marine Energy Engineering Centre of Excellence (MEECE)

Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire, Wales

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (ORE Catapult) is one of a number of Catapults set up by Innovate UK to accelerate the deployment of innovative technology in the UK.

With primary locations in Glasgow and Blyth, and regionally facilities in Hull, Levenmouth, Wales and Cornwall. ORE Catapult partners with industry and academia to identify, develop, prove and de-risk promising new technologies and introduce them to market. ORE Catapult is the UK’s leading technology innovation and research centre for offshore renewable energy.  We are delivering the UK’s largest clean growth opportunity by accelerating the creation and growth of UK companies in offshore renewable energy. Our unique facilities, research and engineering capabilities bring together industry and academia and drive innovation, focusing on three main areas: testing and validating offshore renewable energy technologies; research & innovation; improving the operational performance of the existing fleet of offshore renewable energy infrastructure.

What is the role?

We are excited to be recruiting for an experienced Project Manager to join our Research & Disruptive Innovation directorate as part of our operations in Wales.

This post will be part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

ORE Catapult is creating an operational presence in Pembroke Dock, South West Wales, which will deliver a range of activities supporting the Welsh and UK supply chains. We are already delivering two high-profile projects:

  • The Marine Energy Engineering Centre of Excellence (MEECE) in Pembroke Dock, South West Wales. MEECE will work with Welsh Universities and with the Marine Energy Test Area, to deliver innovation projects on behalf of Welsh companies, to demonstrate, verify and validate new technologies. MEECE will be funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

  • The Milford Haven Energy Kingdom (MH:EK) project, which will design and trialintegrated local markets for hydrogen, to pave the way for the national energy infrastructure along Milford Haven waterway to transition to a renewables-hydrogen future.

This role will play a pivotal part in ensuring that these projects deliver their agreed output indicators, within defined timescales, budget and compliance with ERDF and Innovate-UK governance.

A new position which is part of a growing office whose focus is to explore new renewable energy solutions, testing the viability of new products propositions, services and solutions.

Supporting ORE Catapult colleagues and multiple external partners, you will manage the delivery of large multi-faceted projects managing multiple workstreams ensuring projects are delivered on time, within scope and budget. The composition of our project portfolio in addition nature our funding requires careful stage gating and quality reporting.

The successful candidate will be meticulously process driven and passionate about operating to exacting standards. They will share best practices with the wider team and ensuring continuous improvements are made to our reporting capabilities, from both a financial and operational perspective.

To succeed in the role the Project Manager may have some, or all of the following;

  • Good relationship management skills, the ability to collaborate successfully with senior stakeholders both internally and externally

  • Ability to ensure all stakeholders are aware of their role, responsibilities and deliverables

  • Sound planning and analysis skills with the foresight to anticipate problems and take corrective actions and or create solutions to ensure project delivery

  • Experienced in the management of reporting cycles in order to provide accurate, informative and timely status updates

  • A stickler for process who is accustomed to applying discipline in relation to compliance whilst fostering the continual development of healthy working relationships

  • Commercial Awareness - good grasp of engineering and how businesses work

  • Experience of negotiating and managing commercial contracts

  • Comfortable collaborating with colleagues to develop their project understanding and aid the timely provision of accurate information

  • Experienced in influencing and negotiating

  • Creative and solution-oriented thinking

  • Tenacity, persistence and determination to succeed in overcoming obstacles

  • Accustomed to working at pace, handling change capably and confidently

  • Contribute (or ensure resources are available) to early development projects, giving advice to the Project Teams on “deliverability” and likelihood of commercialisation

  • Awareness of occupational Health & Safety issues

  • Confident preparing detailed reports, often detailing adherence to governance pertaining to EU funding

  • A genuine interest in the renewables sector

  • You will have a flexible attitude to working within a small team, with shared responsibilities

Desirable (Please note that these are desirable but are not required to apply for the role)

  • Experience of European and public funded projects and public procurement rules

  • A recognised project management certificate or diploma

  • Strong command of English and Maths

  • A track record of successfully leading multi-disciplinary teams in the delivery of projects and/or programmes

  • A degree or equivalent in a technical or business discipline

An exciting opportunity to be part of a pioneering team, bridging the gap between academia and industry, enhancing the performance of the UK Renewable Energy Supply Chain.


We offer exciting challenges and career opportunities in an ever- growing innovative company at the leading edge of green technology. Our working environment is open, inspiring and multicultural, and we provide great potential for personal and professional development.

In return, an excellent remuneration package is offered which includes attractive basic salary, pension, bonus, and subsidised health care saving scheme.

Closing Date:  22/01/2020

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of race, sex, disability, religion and belief, sexual orientation, or status regarding gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.


Rheolwr Prosiect

Canolfan Ragoriaeth Peirianneg Ynni Morol (MEECE)

Doc Penfro, Sir Benfro, Cymru


Mae Catapult Ynni Adnewyddadwy Alltraeth (ORE Catapult) yn un o nifer o Gatapyltiau a sefydlwyd gan Innovate UK i gyflymu'r broses o ddefnyddio technoleg arloesol yn y DU.

Gyda lleoliadau sylfaenol yn Glasgow a Blyth, a chyfleusterau rhanbarthol yn Hull, Levenmouth, Cymru a Chernyw, mae ORE Catapult yn gweithio gyda diwydiant a’r byd academaidd i nodi, datblygu, profi a dad-risgio technolegau addawol newydd a'u cyflwyno i'r farchnad. ORE Catapult yw canolfan technoleg, arloesedd ac ymchwil fwyaf y DU ar gyfer ynni adnewyddadwy alltraeth.  Rydym yn darparu cyfle twf glân mwyaf y DU drwy gyflymu’r broses o greu ac ehangu cwmnïau’r DU yn y sector ynni adnewyddadwy alltraeth. Mae ein cyfleusterau unigryw, ein hymchwil a'n galluoedd peirianneg yn denu diwydiant a’r byd academaidd ac yn hyrwyddo arloesedd, gan ganolbwyntio ar dri phrif maes: profi a dilysu technolegau ynni adnewyddadwy alltraeth; ymchwil ac arloesedd; gwella perfformiad gweithredol presennol yr isadeiledd ynni adnewyddadwy alltraeth.

Beth yw'r rôl?

Rydym yn gyffrous i recriwtio Rheolwr Prosiect profiadol i ymuno â'n Cyfarwyddiaeth Ymchwil ac Arloesedd Aflonyddgar fel rhan o'n gweithrediadau yng Nghymru.

Ariennir y swydd yn rhannol gan Gronfa Datblygu Rhanbarthol Ewrop (ERDF).

Mae ORE Catapult yn sefydlu ei bresenoldeb gweithredol yn Noc Penfro, De-orllewin Cymru, a bydd yn darparu amrywiaeth o weithgareddau i gefnogi cadwyni cyflenwi Cymru a'r DU. Rydym eisoes yn darparu dau brosiect proffil uchel: 

  • Canolfan Ragoriaeth Peirianneg Ynni Morol (MEECE) yn Noc Penfro, De-orllewin Cymru. Bydd MEECE yn gweithio gyda phrifysgolion Cymru a chyda’r Ardal Brawf Ynni Morol i gyflwyno prosiectau arloesol ar ran cwmnïau Cymru, i ddangos, cadarnhau a dilysu technolegau newydd. Ariennir MEECE gan Gronfa Datblygu Rhanbarthol Ewrop (ERDF).

  • Prosiect Teyrnas Ynni Aberdaugleddau (MH:EK), a fydd yn dylunio ac yn treialu marchnadoedd integredig lleol ar gyfer hydrogen er mwyn paratoi’r ffordd i’r isadeiledd ynni cenedlaethol ar hyd Dyfrffordd y Daugleddau drawsnewid i ddyfodol hydrogen adnewyddadwy.

Bydd y rôl hon yn chwarae rhan allweddol wrth sicrhau bod y prosiectau hyn yn cyflawni'r dangosyddion cynnyrch y cytunwyd arnynt, o fewn yr amserlenni penodol a chan gydymffurfio â rheolau ERDF ac Innovate-UK.

Rôl newydd sy'n rhan o swyddfa sy'n parhau i dyfu ac sy'n canolbwyntio ar archwilio atebion ynni adnewyddadwy newydd, profi dichonoldeb cynigion ar gyfer cynnyrch newydd, gwasanaethau ac atebion

Trwy gefnogi cydweithwyr ORE Catapult a phartneriaid allanol niferus, byddwch yn rheoli'r gwaith o gyflwyno prosiectau mawr ac amlochrog, ac yn rheoli ffrydiau gwaith niferus gan sicrhau y caiff prosiectau eu cyflwyno mewn pryd, ac o fewn cwmpas a chyllideb. Oherwydd cyfansoddiad portffolio ein prosiect, yn ogystal â natur ein cyllid, mae angen dilyn trefn ‘stage-gate’ ofalus, a llunio adroddiadau o safon.

Bydd yr ymgeisydd llwyddiannus yn mynd ati'n ddiwyd i gyflawni'r rôl a bydd yn frwdfrydig i weithio i safonau manwl gywir. Bydd yn rhannu ei arferion gorau â’r tîm ehangach ac yn sicrhau y gwneir gwelliannau parhaus o ran ein galluoedd adrodd, o safbwynt ariannol a gweithredol.

I lwyddo yn y rôl, efallai bydd gan y Rheolwr Prosiect rai neu bob un o'r canlynol;

  • Sgiliau rheoli da, a’r gallu i gyd-weithio’n effeithiol ag uwch randdeiliaid mewnol ac allanol.

  • Y gallu i sicrhau bod yr holl randdeiliaid yn ymwybodol o’u rôl, eu cyfrifoldebau a’u cyflawniadau

  • Sgiliau cynllunio a dadansoddi cadarn gyda’r gallu i ragweld problemau, cymryd y camau gweithredu cywir a/neu greu atebion i sicrhau y cyflawnir y prosiect

  • Profiad o reoli gohebiaeth er mwyn rhoi diweddariadau cywir, hysbysol ac amserol

  • Un taer am ddilyn prosesau, sy’n gyfarwydd â disgyblu ynghyd â datblygu perthnasau gwaith iach parhaus

  • Ymwybyddiaeth Fasnachol - gafael da ar beirianneg a sut mae busnesau’n gweithio

  • Profiad o drafod a rheoli contractau masnachol

  • Hapus i gydweithio â chyd-weithwyr i ddatblygu eu dealltwriaeth o’r prosiect a’u helpu i ddarparu’r wybodaeth gywir yn amserol

  • Profiad o ddylanwadu a thrafod

  • Meddwl mewn ffordd greadigol, gyda’r nod o ddod o hyd i atebion

  • Dycnwch, dyfalbarhad a phenderfyniad i lwyddo a mynd i’r afael â rhwystrau

  • Cyfarwydd â gweithio i amserlenni ac ymdopi â newid yn fedrus ac yn hyderus.

  • Cyfrannu at brosiectau datblygu cynnar (neu sicrhau bod adnoddau ar gael), gan roi cyngor i Dimau’r Prosiectau o ran sut i’w “cyflwyno” a’r tebygrwydd o’u masnachu.

  • Ymwybyddiaeth o faterion iechyd a diogelwch galwedigaethol

  • Hyderus i baratoi adroddiadau manwl, gan fanylu’n aml ar gydymffurfio â llywodraethu sy’n ymwneud â chyllid yr UE

  • Diddordeb go iawn yn y sector adnewyddadwy

  • Bydd gennych ymagwedd hyblyg at weithio mewn tîm bach sy’n rhannu cyfrifoldebau

Dymunol (sylwer bod y canlynol yn ddymunol ond nid ydynt yn angenrheidiol er mwyn gwneud cais am y rôl)

  • Profiad o brosiectau a ariennir gan Ewrop a chan y cyhoedd, a rheolau caffael cyhoeddus

  • Tystysgrif neu ddiploma rheoli prosiectau cydnabyddedig

  • Gafael da ar y Saesneg a Mathemateg

  • Enw da ar gyfer arwain timau amlddisgyblaethol yn llwyddiannus wrth gyflwyno prosiectau a/neu raglenni

  • Gradd neu gyfwerth mewn disgyblaeth dechnegol neu fusnes

Cyfle cyffrous i fod yn rhan o dîm arloesol, gan gau’r bwlch rhwng y byd academaidd a diwydiant, a gwella perfformiad Cadwyn Cyflenwi Ynni Adnewyddadwy’r DU

Diddordeb gennych

Rydym yn cynnig heriau a chyfleoedd gyrfa mewn cwmni arloesol sy’n prysur dyfu ar flaen y gad o ran technoleg werdd. Mae ein hamgylchedd gwaith yn agored, yn ysbrydoledig ac yn amlddiwylliannol ac rydym yn darparu potensial mawr ar gyfer datblygiad personol a phroffesiynol.

Yn gyfnewid am hyn, cynigir pecyn cydnabyddiaeth ardderchog sy’n cynnwys cyflog sylfaenol deniadol, pensiwn, bonws a chynllun cynilion gofal iechyd â chymhorthdal.

Dyddiad Cau:   22/01/2020

Rydym yn gyflogwr cyfle cyfartal ac yn croesawu ceisiadau gan y rheini â chymwysterau addas, ni waeth beth yw eu hil, rhyw, anabledd, crefydd a chred, tueddfryd rhywiol neu statws o ran ailbennu rhywedd, priodas a phartneriaeth sifil, beichiogrwydd a mamolaeth.