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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  Between £35,000 - £47,000 depending on experience

Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Assistant Project Manager

Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater, Hybrid 3 days a week on site.

Do you have experience working on complex projects? Are you looking to further your career with a new opportunity that is rewarding, and at the forefront of nuclear energy?

If so, join us as an Assistant Project Manager, and you’ll join one of the most exciting and challenging projects within EDF. 

At Hinkley Point C (HPC), we are building two new nuclear reactors, the first in a new generation of nuclear power stations in the UK, providing low carbon electricity for around six million homes. 

The Opportunity...

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Project Manager (APM,) you will demonstrate the strongest direction of all activities associated with the full life cycle delivery of the major contracts assigned. Reporting directly to the Project Manager you will be accountable for ensuring delivery of all engineering, procurement, manufacturing, construction, and handover activities for the life cycle of the contract or work package in accordance with the overall Project schedule. 

You will work closely with the Project Manager to ensure planning and delivery is in accordance with all safety, quality, time, and cost parameters to meet the needs of the Project.

Hinkley Point ‘C’ (HPC) is a vital part of the UK’s future energy strategy. As the first of the UK’s next generation of Nuclear power stations, HPC is both of high profile and high complexity. The project is delivered through an organisation that comprises multi-disciplinary teams. 

Pay, benefits and culture…

Alongside a competitive salary between £35,000 - £47,000, depending on experience, we offer a competitive benefits package, including a company pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the potential to earn bonus.  

At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion.  We’d 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’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.   

We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed. 


What you’ll be doing…

•    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. 
•    Support the project management functions of the technical work streams to help ensure they

     are completed on time and on budget, supporting the management of commercial and technical

     Work through all phases of the project. 
•    Support the Commercial and Programme Managers in the preparation of necessary budget

     justifications, internal business papers and other approvals to the NNB HPC Project Board. 
•    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.
•    Production of all Project documentation required to successfully deliver the Project scope. 
•    Assist the Project Manager delivering the List of Deliverables (LOD).
•    Assist the Project Manager in applying the principles of Earned Value Management (EVM).
•    Interfacing with other teams within Nuclear New Build (NNB), on specific tasks as required,

     under the direction of the Programme Manager for the team.

Who you are…

•    A degree or similar qualification in engineering, construction, project management or related

•    Previous experience in Project Management or Project Engineering 
•    Experience in managing risk within complex engineering projects.
•    Experience working with multiple stakeholders
•    Decision making and escalation ability for resolution of issues.
•    Budget and commercial awareness.
•    Understanding of schedules and dependencies to ensure coherent and realistic planning of

•    Ability to learn quickly and demonstrate evidence of using a ‘problem-solving’ approach.
•    Ability to build strong working relationships with and effectively manage internal and external

•    Knowledge of nuclear power station design (EPR or PWR) is an advantage.
•    Excellent written and oral presentation skills

Closing Date 1st December 2023


Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.



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