Harness the power of Swansea Bay


According to Conservative respondents, tidal power will deliver on top priorities of securing long-term and reliable powerResearch released today shows overwhelming backing for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon among Conservative MPs and Councillors, with more than four in five saying they support the ...

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UK industry is calling on Government to realise the power of a new tidal lagoon industry in the UK. As the pathfinder, Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon will unlock a new global industry that will be born in Swansea Bay and bred across the UK. Watch this film to hear the view of some of the 1000+ UK ...

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Keith Clarke, Chairman of Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc confirms Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon is the pathfinder for an exciting new industry.

Statement from Keith Clarke, Chair of Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc.We welcome the independent review into tidal lagoon energy across the UK. We are confident that tidal lagoons are no longer a footnote in UK energy policy: the time has now come for tidal power and we hope that the review process ...

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Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay welcomes government review but says it musn't be a substitute for action

Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay today welcomed the launch of a Government review into the potential for tidal lagoon energy across the UK. Mark Shorrock, chief executive, said: “This is a huge step from the UK Government and a clear signal that it sees potential advantage for the UK energy consumer ...

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Fish scientist to chair Fisheries Peer Review Group on tidal lagoons

Tidal Lagoon Power has announced the formation of a Fisheries Peer Review Group to be chaired by Chris Mills, the former Director of Environment Agency Wales.Acting as independent advisors to Tidal Lagoon Power, the Fisheries Peer Review Group will provide additional support to Andy Schofield who ...

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New Key Stage 4 Welsh Baccalaureate teaching resources

Swansea - The Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay team has created two new Challenge Briefs in Global Citizenship and Enterprise and Employability that can be used in the assessment of Welsh Baccalaureate at Foundation Level. The learning resources have been created by Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay having worked ...

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New Key Stage 2 teaching resources

Swansea –The Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay team has produced two posters to help KS2 teachers explore the subjects of renewable energy and tidal lagoons when teaching their students about topics such as ‘coasts' and ‘energy'. The climate change poster explores the topics of climate ...

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Tidal Lagoon Power to host Community Events

Swansea – Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay plc has announced a series of community surgery events that are open to members of the public who would like an update on the lagoon. Starting in Swansea on Tuesday 22 September, the drop-in events will give people an opportunity to meet representatives of ...

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Traditional Fishing Warehouses inspire Swansea Lagoon Watersport Centre

Swansea – Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay plc has submitted a planning application to Swansea Council to build an international watersport centre. The application has been submitted following the exclusion of recreational facilities from the Development Consent Order for the energy generating ...

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Tidal Lagoon Power names Mike Unsworth as Delivery Director for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

Swansea, Wales – Mike Unsworth is to join Tidal Lagoon Power in August as Delivery Director for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. He will support Andrew McNaughton in bringing the world's first tidal lagoon power plant into service by leading the construction and commissioning activities of the ...

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Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc begins a series of Supply Chain Awareness Events in Wales

Swansea, Wales – Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc has announced a series of awareness events to introduce Welsh construction and advanced manufacturing businesses to the project's tier one delivery partners. Organised in conjunction with Welsh Government, Construction Futures Wales and Business ...

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Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc launches tendering process for O&M packages for world's first tidal lagoon power plant

Swansea, Wales – Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc will today begin the tendering process for three main operations and maintenance (O&M) contract packages to support the £1billion Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Having previously named General Electric and Andritz Hydro as preferred bidders ...

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The return of British Sea Power: Consent for world's first Tidal Lagoon Power Plant opens new door in global effort to address climate change

A message from Mark Shorrock, chief executive of Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc: What a day for Wales and the building of a Welsh Powerhouse! Thank you everyone in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot for supporting Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Thank you to all the experts who contributed work to the 5000 ...

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Welsh Civil Engineer wins Tier One Supply Contract for Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

Alun Griffiths Ltd named as preferred bidder for £25M contract for public realm ancillary works Gloucester, UK – Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc has named Abergavenny-based Alun Griffiths Ltd as preferred bidder for one of the main civil engineering and construction packages for the ...

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Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon enters advanced work phase with British construction partner

Laing O'Rourke named as preferred bidder for £ 200M contract to build turbine house and sluice gate structure Gloucester, UK – The British construction industry is set to play a leading role in the delivery of the £1 billion Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon following the ...

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British Industry Guaranteed Central Role in Tidal Lagoon Turbine Production

The majority of large turbine components to be made in Britain All generators to be made in Britain All turbines to be assembled at a new Welsh facility British industrial operations to scale by six times by ...

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Infrared Capital Partners Named As Final Institutional Equity Investor

InfraRed has been named as the final institutional equity investor in Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay. The investment, equalling that of Prudential last October, confirms full equity funding from two British institutions. InfraRed, a leading global investment manager focused on infrastructure and real ...

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Tidal Lagoons Featured In Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan and National Infrastructure Plan 2014

The 2014 Project Pipeline Update to the Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan notes the potential for tidal lagoons to bring up to £5bn of private sector investment to Wales. The Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon has also been named in the National Infrastructure Plan 2014, published by HM Treasury ...

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LDA Design wins big at the Landscape Institute Awards

Independent design, environment and sustainability consultancy, LDA Design, has won three awards, and was ‘highly commended' in two further categories at this year's Landscape Institute Awards.. The 2014 event was hosted by Majora Carter at a lunchtime ceremony on Thursday 27th November at ...

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Project Planner



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Delivery Director

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Tidal Lagoon Power

Tidal Lagoon Power (TLP) is leading the development of tidal lagoon technology within the UK. Initially focused on the development of a 320MW scheme in Swansea Bay, TLP aims to bring sustainability, reliability and long-term security to the UK energy mix. Key to our success is the high calibre of the people we hire.


Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Develop and maintain the Programme and manage the coordination of supply chain programmes at project level assuring alignment and integration
  • Develop the process that is used to define, maintain, report and control schedules at all levels of the Programme, identify interfaces, promote and monitor milestone definition sheets, establish baselines, code and resource schedules
  • Ensure consistent application, effective and timely delivery of time management across the Infrastructure Programme
  • Work with the wider project team to schedule development and milestone definition, in managing the alignment of scope, time and cost, coding, resource loading, logically linking and establishing performance measurement baselines to record and track progress on schedules
  • Integrate time and cost
  • Identify and drive down risk to agreed plans, ensuring that potential conflicts are understood and make sound proposals to mitigate each risk
  • Provide constructive but determined challenge to schedule change e.g. challenge schedule assumptions and logic
  • Provide expert input at planning workshops
  • Apply critical path analysis
  • Produce progress reports showing variance against the baselines & potential mitigating actions
  • Provide guidance and undertake earned value analysis to trend performance, predict future outcomes and give early warnings to project team on potential savings and/or early completions and the converse, potential overspend and/or delays

Essential and Desirable Skills, Capabilities and Knowledge


  • Be educated to HND / Degree level or equivalent in Civil Engineering
  • Have ‘hands on’ engineering experience
  • Have an In-depth and broad understanding of project controls as applied in major project environment
  • Have extensive experience in the use of Primavera P6



To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter, preferably by email, to Sarah Read, email:recruitment@tidallagoonpower.com. Closing date for applications is 31st July 2015.

Further information about the company can be found on our website www.tidallagoonpower.com.


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