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Project Change Manager

Requisition ID:  238383

Requisition Posting End Date: 10/22/2021

Company Overview

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.

We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Project Change Manager

Bechtel helps clients deliver projects of purpose that create a lasting positive legacy globally. These projects create jobs and grow economies; improve the resiliency of the world's infrastructure; connect communities to resources and opportunities; get us closer to net zero; tackle critical environmental challenges to protect people and the planet; and accelerate progress to make the world a cleaner, greener, safer place. 

We are currently recruiting for long term career professionals, with an initial assignment supporting Telecommunications projects across the UK. Bechtel has been selected as a Delivery Partner on a £4 Billion programme to bring high speed internet connectivity to communities. The core focus is to deploy next generation fibre infrastructure across the public sector, businesses, mobile operators, and homes. These projects are key to improving connectivity for millions of people and boosting economic productivity in the long-term. 

To achieve this goal individuals from Bechtel bring their experience and expertise to the role while working within the client’s organisation as part of an integrated team. We commit to supporting the client’s goals while promoting our values of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust and collaboration guided by our Vision, Values and Covenants.  


Position Summary 

The Project Change Manager is the single point of contact within the central project controls functional team withing Build for: development and implementation of change management systems; maintaining a contemporaneous view change, and potential change; developing and implementing policy related to change management; and providing insight into root cause, change minimisation, and risk management. The Project Change Manager takes direction from the Head of Project Controls. 


Typical Responsibilities 

Change Management 

  • Prepares baselines including establishment and enforcement of overall plans and policy. Ensures reliable change control is in place. Implements trend programmes and ensures compliance. Establishes overall policy for change control including process development and enhancement. Chairs regional and national level change boards. 

Risk Management 

  • Identifies and facilitates the identification of risks and opportunities including cross-learning between projects. Maintains a reliable change register. Reports on key risks and opportunity to regional level. Facilitates the transition from risk to issue. Performs quantitative risk analysis. Inputs into the development of the overall risk framework. 

Data Analytics, Insight and Reporting 

  • Maintains, analyses and reports on complex data sets. Prepares recommendations based on the analysis including comparisons between projects to generate further insight. Develops data categorisations. Prepares detailed and summary level analysis in multiple formats and delivers such analysis to supervisor. Uses features of recognised professional data management software. 

Work Planning, Scheduling and Sequencing 

  • Develops the overall planning, scheduling, and sequencing policy to ensure alignment with the overall change management process and implements this across the enterprise. Ensures that schedule change is reliably captured such that baselines and forecasts are updated correctly. 

Process Definition and Improvement 

  • Identifies inefficiencies and potential improvements and makes recommendations on how to remove inefficiencies and implement improvements. Leads on the implementation of improvements to multi-department processes. Utilises statistical and behavioural analysis to identify process failures and ensure data-driven and reliable process improvements. 

Supervision, Guidance and Direction 

  • Works as part of an integrated team. Reviews work for alignment with task objectives, content, conclusions, and general presentation. 


Skills and Qualifications 


  • Relevant University degree (or international equivalent) and relevant experience for similar scopes/scales of work, or in lieu of degree additional demonstrated experience 
  • Greater than 10 years of related experience in project controls, with a skillset in change management on large, complex projects, or equivalent multi-discipline experience related to the role. 
  • Full Driver’s License that is valid in the UK 


  • Experience in the construction and installation of fibre optic networks 


What you can expect from us 

At Bechtel we offer a competitive salary package with the opportunity for flexible working to achieve greater work-life balance. Employee wellbeing is at the centre of our business and Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live healthy lives. We can offer:  

  • Flexible Working  
  • Private Medical Coverage  
  • Life Insurance Program  
  • Pension Scheme  
  • Employee Assistance Program  
  • Long Term Disability Scheme  


Our Commitment

Bechtel’s Vision, Values and Covenants commit us to the ideals of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust, and collaboration, among others. These values help define our culture, our way of doing business, and the positive impact we aspire to make in the world through our people and projects. At our project sites and offices, we have many colleagues from different nationalities, religions, and backgrounds working together to accomplish amazing things.


Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.