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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  £65,000 - £75,000 per annum depending on your leve
Location: 

Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Project Management & Business Change

Lead Project Manager

Satellite Delivery Centre (Bridgwater) for at least 3 days in the office with the flexibility to work from home with manager agreement. With international travel on semi-regular basis. 
 
We have new opportunities at EDF Energy within Hinkley Point C in the Project Management function, we are recruiting for a Lead Project Manager in the Equipment Programme. You will be joining a great team of Project and Assistant Project Managers, some new to the Nuclear Industry, and some very seasoned experts.  These opportunities are open to non-nuclear applicants as well as seasoned nuclear candidates. 
 
The Hinkley Point C Equipment Programme is responsible for delivering the bulk of the mechanical, electrical and process equipment that will form the working power station. The contracts may be for discrete components or complete systems and will be delivered in partnership with NNB’s global supply chain. Contracts range from £250k to £150m. Input design is completed by the EDF Responsible Designer, with the detail design completed by the equipment supplier.

 

Pay, benefits and culture
 
In addition to starting salary £65,000 - £75,000 per annum depending on your level of 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’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 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’ll value the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed.
 
What you’ll be doing…

 

As a Lead Project Manager, you will be responsible for  the direction and leadership of their team of Project Managers and Assistant Project Managers. This will support the Senior Project Manager in delivering the integrated scope of work assigned to their sub-area within the overall Project schedule. 
 
As a direct report to the Senior Project Manager this is a leadership position within the Area Delivery organisation. Your day to day tasks will include the below;

 

•    You will report to the Senior Project Manager and will support them in the delivery of the overall delivery Area to the HPC schedule.  
•    Apply a project management approach to activities relating to design principles and system design which are undertaken by the Responsible Designer. 
•    Apply project management principles to aspects of work that include detailed design, manufacturing and construction 
•    Responsible for the integration and delivery of a specific set of activities to time, cost, safety and quality. These are likely to include the day to day management of specific contracts and the L3, L4 schedule (Detailed Control Schedules) which provide detailed weekly and monthly work execution sequences. The Level 3 and 4 schedules are utilised by external organisations responsible for work execution to better define logistic sequencing and internal organisational hand-offs. 
•    Leadership is crucial as you will be required to establish and lead diverse multi-disciplinary teams to deliver activities within their sub-area responsibility.
•    Key resources will need to be identified, requested and clear roles and responsibilities will need to be communicated. 
•    Responsible for setting up and managing a near term work plan to drive the delivery of work on a week by week basis, setting up and compliance with a budget for their areas of activity; development and operation of a risk log– challenging any increase in costs and developing options to reduce cost, establishing and managing the interfaces between their work scope and the work of the other project managers, setting up and operating the quality plan and the change control for their contracts.
•    Facilitate interfaces between PM/APM and Engineering teams in France as well as other HPC key stakeholders
•    Share lessons learnt and adapt processes accordingly


As a Lead Project Manager, you will manage portfolio of contracts related to the design, manufacture and delivery of Pumps. 

 

Who you are…

 

•    Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Project Management. Be capable to manage portfolio of contracts and demonstrate leadership skills
•    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:


o    Engineering design, contract and field execution strategies for project delivery,
o    Multi-discipline EPCM projects,
o    Procurement and management of complex contracts,
o    Control of costs; risk; schedule and change and proficient in the use of Earned Value tools,
o    Close out of commercial claims and the associated negotiations.


•    Experience of successfully engaging groups of stakeholders and resilience to overcome challenges
•    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 or 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.
•    Detailed understanding of PWR design and experience in PWR operations advantageous but not essential.
•    Working knowledge of French language an advantage.
•    Degree and chartered status in an engineering, construction, physics 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.
•    Understanding the needs of nuclear quality and how nuclear quality is assured and controlled.
•    Understand how to apply a graded approach to quality
•    Agility to evolve into a complex environment

 

Closing date: 2nd Feb  2023

 

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