Team Leader

Murphy Group
Manchester, UK
13 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
As an infrastructure specialist, Murphy directly employs more than 4,000 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives across the world. We operate in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, USA, Australia and the Middle East. We have a number of specialist capabilities such as pipelines, process, marine, tunnelling and piling, and we invest heavily in our substantial holding of plant, equipment and facilities.
Team Leader
Based Golborne

The Team Leader (Project Support function), has responsibility for the operational delivery of key finance process and administrative activities (processing, reporting and compliance). Project Support Coordinators (PSCs) support civil engineering Project Managers on Murphy client projects, helping to ensure smooth running and efficient operational delivery. The Project Support function relieves the individual sites of the administrative, financial and procurement burden associated with complex and fast-paced engineering solutions. Operating out of the Finance Shared Service Centre in Golborne, the Team Leader is seen as a key component in the overall structure.

The Project Support Team Lead will:
* Day-to-day management of c10 competent employees, and all associated tasks
* Own reporting and data analytics
* Be responsible for maintaining key senior site based relationship, in particular with the Project and Site Manager
* Be responsible for ensuring Murphy project managers are supported in a consistent, standard way for small and medium scale projects (typically less than £15m)
* The onboarding of new PSM to ensure that standard practices are carried out for all Murphy projects
* Making the appropriate interventions (e.g. highlighting lack of process compliance) upon collecting/reviewing metrics to support SLA reporting and team performance monitoring
* Foster a culture of Continuous Improvement and of sharing best practice amongst the team
* Developing the team members within the team structure and supporting SSC wide talent management activity in line with the SSC People Plan

The role holder will support all Murphy Business Units (which may contain Joint Ventures). You will be required to line manage c. 10 team members in total. The team members will be located in the SSC, and will have a reporting line into this role.

Roles responsible for: c. 10 Project Support Coordinators

Experience required:
* Experience working in the Construction, Plant, Engineering, Project Management or similar industry
* Managing staff in a process orientated team; finance, plant, purchasing, customer service
* Team lead/management experience - day-to-day, training, mentorship, development
* Reporting and data analytics experience; happy in this space and comfortable with the systems and processes required to deliver meaningful data
* Experienced relationship manager
* Working knowledge of MS Office products

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