Engineering & Delivery Lead – NI & Systems

  • Permanent
  • London
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We are looking for a permanent Engineering & Delivery Lead with experience on major engineering projects, to drive the delivery of engineering work and support the procurement of key contracts, on a new-build nuclear power station project. Based in London, the salary is up to £65,000 per annum, travel costs will be considered for non-local candidates. There is also a temporary option to work from home during Covid restrictions.

Working as the successful Engineering & Delivery Lead, you will work closely with the supply chain team to prepare for the delivery phase of the Programme. The objective of the role is to sufficiently advance the engineering and secure the supply chain to de-risk the Final Investment Decision (FID), through the maximum possible replication of the Hinkley Point C detailed design.

Essential Qualifications:

*Background in mechanical, electrical, process, systems or civil engineering for large industrial plants.

*Demonstrable experience in delivery a similar role.

*Previous engineering or project management experience in the nuclear industry.

*Experience of coordinating multi-disciplinary design/procurement work and driving design/procurement teams to deliver on time.

*Good understanding of the complexity of major projects, including interface management between scope areas. Experience of the pre-tender and tender stages of procuring contracts for the design, manufacturing and/or installation of industrial equipment.

*Excellent communication skills in client-facing and contractor-facing situations.

*MS Office – proficient user.

*English language – fluent – verbal & written.


*Chartered Engineer qualification.

*Formal project management qualification, PMQ or equivalent.

*Direct experience of procuring equipment or installation contracts for nuclear power stations.

*French language – fluent – verbal & written.

Principal Accountabilities:

*Take a global overview of the nuclear power plant Systems, Structures and Components (SSCs) within their programme, with a view to maximise replication from HPC and prepare for key contracts to be awarded.

*Be responsible for the timely delivery of engineering studies by the RD or by key contractors and for ensuring they meet the needs of the SZC project.

*Prepare with the multidisciplinary team specific post-FID contracts (terms & conditions, contractual appendices and technical specification).

*Drive the implementation of site-specific design changes into the design deliverables in their programme, including contract specifications to enable robust pricing.

*Manage internal interfaces (between contracts and systems) and external interfaces (between programme scopes) to ensure a coordinated approach to design and delivery.

*Manage early engagement with stakeholders (including equipment suppliers) to identify obsolescence issues and other risks to replication.

*Manage the technical elements of the procurement process for specific contracts.

*Maintain strong links with the project managers and engineers responsible for delivering equivalent scope at Hinkley Point C and implement all lessons learned.

Security Clearance: BPSS level security clearance required. You will either have it or be eligible to attain it. The criteria is:

*Right to Work – Verification of Nationality, ID documentation and Immigration status

*Identity – ID Data check (electronic identity authentication – name, address, aliases, links, accounts etc.)

*Criminal Records – Search for ‘unspent’ convictions (Basic Disclosure)

*Employment checks – Confirmation of 3 years (minimum) Employment History / Activity

The company we are supplying this Engineering & Delivery Lead 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 Engineering & Delivery Lead you will help construct this new-build Nuclear power station and enjoy outstanding on-going career opportunities.

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