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Project Manager NI Programme

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 27 days ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: Jenny Wood
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01946 820 002
  • Start Date: 2021-05-10
  • Expiry Date: 20 May 2021
  • Job Ref: 1035676
Working with our client, NRL are looking for Project Managers to manage the end to end delivery of the Sizewell C Project (SZC). Each Project Manager will work closely with especially the SZC supply chain team, the Responsible Designer  (RD), the SZC quality team and the suppliers to prepare for and execute the delivery phase of the project, and  will be dedicated to a group of system(s), building(s) and contract(s) within the Nuclear Island (NI) Programme.

About the role:

  • Take a global overview of the nuclear power plant Systems, Structures and Components (SSCs) within their scope, 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 SZC 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. 

What you will need:

  • Degree in a relevant field.
  • Background in mechanical, electrical, process, systems or civil engineering for large industrial plants.  
  • Formal project management qualification.  
  • Project management or project engineering experience.  
  • 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.
  • English fluent – written & verbal.
  • Chartered Engineer qualification.
  • Previous engineering or project management experience in the nuclear industry.  
  • Direct experience of procuring equipment or installation contracts for nuclear power stations.  
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution would be an advantage.
  • Self-motivated & able to work on own initiative. 
  • French language – written & verbal.