Project Manager

  • Permanent
  • London
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We are looking for a number of Project Managers with degree and chartered status in an engineering, construction or other related field, for permanent positions in London working on the Sizewell C nuclear new build project. Salary between £60-80,000 per annum plus travel costs for non-local candidates. There will be remote working until April then based in Central London Monday to Friday. Either Nuclear or similar regulated environment experience is required.

Working as one of the successful Project Managers, you will have a similar profile to the below:

*Degree and chartered status in an engineering, construction or other related field.

*Good knowledge of CDM Regulations.

*Knowledge and / or practitioner of Project Management with experience of applying either; APM body of knowledge and OGC’s Prince 2.

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

*Understand how to apply a graded approach to quality.

*Track record of delivering projects within a technically complex and dynamic environment whilst ensuring high levels of safety, security and environmental responsibility, ideally within the Nuclear Energy sector or similar regulated environment.

*Demonstrate success in managing / developing:

Engineering design, contract and field execution strategies for project delivery

Multi-discipline EPCM projects

Procurement and management of complex contracts

Control of costs; risk; schedule and change and proficient in the use of Earned Value tools

Close out of commercial claims and the associated negotiations

*Experience of successfully engaging groups of stakeholders.

*Able to demonstrate strong management skills including project management, financial management, change management and facilitation. Proficient in the use of estimating scheduling, programming and risk tools.

*Experience of managing contractors, consultants and other advisors throughout large and complex construction projects, in a regulated environment. Including NEC and FIDIC contracts.

*Good presentation, influencing and facilitation skills.

*Excellent communication and organisational skills, able to develop relationships and maintain effective networks.

*Strong numerical and analytical skills.

*MS office proficient.

*English fluent – written & verbal.


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

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

*Detailed understanding of EPR design and experience.

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

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

*French language – written & verbal.

The Client is leading the transition to a cleaner, low emission electric future, tackling climate change and helping Britain achieve net zero. They are already Britain’s biggest generator of zero carbon electricity and are leading a nuclear renaissance with the construction of Hinkley Point C in Somerset. The Client are now developing plans to build an identical nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast, known as Sizewell C.

The successful delivery of Sizewell C will rely on a team of committed, collaborative Project Managers, with great interpersonal skills and the ability to instil the right behaviours in the supply chain partners. The Project Managers are responsible for the end-to-end delivery (engineering, procurement, manufacturing, construction and commissioning) of specific contracts or work packages, ensuring that their scope is delivered safely, to the highest quality standards, on budget and on schedule.

The Senior Project Manager reports directly to a Delivery Manager (Programme Manager or Programme Director) and is responsible for the direction and leadership of all activities associated with the full life cycle delivery of a major contract or contracts assigned to them.

This post will manage a contract or package of work. A Project Manager is likely to be responsible for a project that features:

*A matrix team of other disciplines forming the project delivery team.

*Interaction with the Client in France and other SZC Project teams in the UK. This may involve the management of design (in France or UK), procurement, commercial and legal resources.

*Numerous internal and external stakeholders.

*Direct accountability for putting in place an EPC contract with value up to £10 million.

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 these Project Manager’s 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 Hazard Studies Engineer you will work on this new-build Nuclear power station project and enjoy outstanding on-going career opportunities.

I have more details on the role, so if the above sounds like it may be you please apply Now!