Assistant Mechanical Project Manager

  • Permanent
  • Bristol
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We are looking for an Assistant Mechanical Project Manager with a degree or similar qualification in Mechanical engineering, for a permanent position in Bristol paying up to circa £40,000 per annum. Experience required in delivering a role similar to the below within an engineering project environment. Experience gained in a highly regulated environment is required with Nuclear preferred, however this is not essential.

Working as the successful Assistant Mechanical Project Manager you will be working on the Hinkley Point C project. The Client Programme Team within New Nuclear Build is currently responsible for delivery of a number of contracts and the Assistant Project Manager role is to work within such a team and will have a diverse role within it supporting delivery of work during all project phases within tasks areas that might include:

  1. Nuclear Construction Excellence support
  2. Health and Safety culture reporting
  3. Quality reporting
  4. Schedule review and progress reporting
  5. Financial assessment and budget reporting
  6. Contract administration support and reporting
  7. Risk and Opportunity management synopsis and reporting
  8. Deliverable development of contract scope
  9. Stakeholder liaison and influencing
  10. Joint Management Team Membership

Main Responsibilities include:

*Coordination and recording meetings with key project stakeholders (internal & external).

*Supporting, coordination and attending Multi-Disciplinary Team and Joint Management Team meetings.

*Organisation and coordination of Technical Engineering, Cost, Contractor and Scheduling meetings on behalf of the Programme Manager.

*Actively encouraging and promoting continual development of challenging collaborative working behaviours to maintain efficient and effective delivery relationships between Design, Procurement, Pre-construction Planning and Construction teams.

Assistant Mechanical Project Manager Project in Scope for this role include:

*Pressure & Unclassified Equipment projects

*Discipline required – Mechanical

*Role is within the Equipment Team,

Essential experience and abilities:

*Implementation of project management and organisational skills, which has been gained through practical experience and preferably recognised with a qualification.

*Excellent written and oral presentation skills, able to communicate effectively and interact with senior managers.

*Exceptional people management skills, with the ability to build relationships, influence and work collaboratively within complex, internal and external, multidisciplinary groups.

*Ability to display and communicate a logical thought process, with excellent analytical skills, including capabilities for budget analysis and forecasting.

*Commercial awareness.

*Member of the Association of Project Managers or able to demonstrate an understanding of the APM project management Body of Knowledge principles.

*Knowledge of Nuclear Safety Case and its purpose.

*Ability to cope well under pressure and within tight timeframes.

*Undertake individual working to a high level of attention to detail.

*Knowledge of CDM Regulations.

*Demonstrable experience of managing projects through the project lifecycle from concept to handover.

*Understanding the needs of nuclear Quality and how nuclear Quality is assured and controlled.

*Good communication and presentation skills.

*Results orientation – Understanding the required results and focusing to achieve them.

*Drive and resilience – Determination to succeed in situations and adapt effectively to new situations.

*Planning and organisation – Working in a structured and thoughtful way whilst demonstrating initiative.

*Teamwork – Working closely with colleagues to achieve a common goal.

*MS office proficient.

*English fluent – written & verbal.


*Previous experience of Pressure & Unclassified Equipment projects

*Nuclear experience, working within a regulated, licenced environment.

*Membership of an appropriate professional institution would be an advantage.

*Self-motivated & able to work on own initiative.

*French language – written & verbal.

The company we are supplying this Assistant Mechanical Project Manager to is a massive worldwide organisation supplying design, engineering, construction and project management services to a variety of blue-chip organisations with a long history and unrivalled capability to provide nuclear full life-cycle solutions to the nuclear industry. Working as the successful Assistant Mechanical Project Manager you will enjoy excellent on-going career opportunities.

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