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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  £35,000 - £45,000

Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Assistant Project Manager

Assistant Project Manager


Hinkley Point C, Full-Time, Permanent. 3-4 days on site and 1-2 days working from home or other offices.


Are you experienced in supporting project managers in coordinating and executing project plans and schedules? Are you comfortable communicating with various stakeholders to ensure project objectives are clearly understood and achieved? Are you adept at multitasking and prioritising tasks to ensure project milestones are met efficiently and effectively?


If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as our next Assistant Project Manager here at Hinkley Point C!


The Opportunity


As the Assistant Project Manager, you'll take the lead in guiding all aspects of the major contracts assigned, ensuring seamless delivery from start to finish. Reporting directly to the Project Manager, you'll be the driving force behind the successful completion of engineering, procurement, manufacturing, construction, and handover activities.


Your role is pivotal in ensuring that every step aligns with our overall project schedule, while prioritising safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness. Working closely with the Project Manager, you'll ensure that every detail is meticulously planned and executed to meet the project's needs.


Pay, benefits and culture


In addition to a salary range of £35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience, we offer flexible benefits that support our employees’ physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. Examples include: a market-leading company pension scheme, a bonus plan, health cover, electric vehicle leasing, mental health support and employee discounts.


At EDF, everyone is welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself. We are committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion. We would like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.


We are a disability confident employer and will do all we can to support you through your recruitment journey with us.  If you would like to talk about adjustments, or support you may need, please note this within your application.


We will value the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed.


What you will be doing…


As the Assistant Project Manager, you'll play a pivotal role in supporting the Project Manager in delivering the HPC project scope. You'll liaise with key teams within NNB and assist in developing and implementing management systems to ensure the quality of project outputs. Under supervision, you'll project manage document delivery for project milestones and maintain a comprehensive archive of project decisions. Your responsibilities include:


  • Assist and work under supervision on tasks required to support the Project Manager’s delivery of the projects Non Destructive Testing (NDT) scope for HPC.
  • Liaise and interface with the other key teams within NNB and Tier 1 contracts on specific tasks which are required to support the NDT delivery of the project and contract scope for HPC.
  • Supporting compliance with approved NNB procedures and developing relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Coordinating and recording meetings with project stakeholders, both internal and external.
  • Assisting in delivering the List of Deliverables (LOD) and applying Earned Value Management (EVM) principles.
  • Supporting Technical Contract Leads in their interactions with suppliers and assisting Programme Managers in budget justifications and internal business papers.
  • Facilitating internal communications within the Project Delivery Team and the wider HPC Project teams.


Who you are…


In this role, you'll be the right-hand person to the Project Manager, providing crucial support and assistance. As the Assistant Project Manager, you'll thrive in a dynamic and ever-evolving environment, where adaptability and composure under pressure are key. Your ability to navigate complex challenges with ease while maintaining confidentiality will be pivotal to our success. We’re also looking for you to:


  • Showcase excellent written and oral presentation skills, enabling effective communication and interaction with senior managers.
  • Demonstrate exceptional people management skills, fostering relationships, influencing, and collaborating within diverse, multidisciplinary groups.
  • Communicate a logical thought process with superb analytical skills, including proficiency in budget analysis and forecasting.
  • Thrive under pressure and within tight timeframes, maintaining composure and delivering results.
  • Excel in individual work with meticulous attention to detail, ensuring accuracy and quality in every task.
  • Possess a Degree or similar qualification in engineering, construction, or a related field. This is advantageous, though not essential.


Applications for this role close: Sunday 16th June


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