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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Competitive Salary & Benefits

Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Project Management & Business Change

Project Manager

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.    

•    Location: Bridgewater (South West)
•    Salary £60,000 - £80,0000 per annum + Benefits
•    Permanent
•    Full Time
•    Closing Date: 9th May 2021
•    Interview date: TBC

The Opportunity


New opportunities have arisen at EDF Energy within HPC in the Project Management function, and at this time we are recruiting for Project Manager(s) of all experience levels in the Equipment Programme. You will be joining a great team of project managers, some new to the Nuclear Industry, and some very seasoned experts. 


This is a fantastic opportunity to join a £1.8bn Programme that is managing the design, procurement, manufacturing and delivery / Installation of key equipment at HPC. With c. 140 Tier 1 suppliers from across the world, there is never a dull moment!  We have another 5 years to go until Unit 1 is complete, then Unit 2, with Sizewell C on the horizon after this. If you are looking for a long-term career, driving delivery challenges on one of the biggest infrastructure projects in Europe, then HPC could be for you.

Within the role there will be requirements for occasional international travel across other business locations including Europe to meet our regular suppliers. 

The Person


We are seeking Project Managers who will demonstrate the ability to drive delivery activities associated with the full life cycle of the contracts assigned showing continuous learning and develop in the role – adaptability to the wide range of areas in the equipment program is a major plus as the project continues to evolve.


Reporting directly to the Senior Project Manager or Lead Project Manager, you will be accountable for ensuring delivery of all engineering, procurement, qualification, manufacturing, installation, commissioning and handover activities for the life cycle of the contract or work package in accordance with the overall Project schedule. This post will ensure planning and delivery is in accordance with all safety, quality, time and cost parameters to meet the needs of the Project.
As a Project Manager you will have the ability to cope in a technically complex and changing environment through internal and external interfaces, and to respond calmly and rationally to changing aspirations in a deadline-driven situation. While respecting confidentiality your skills will determine focus to drive projects through to implementation. 

With your assigned Multi-discipline team, you will demonstrate success in managing/developing:


•    Control of costs, risk, schedule and change and proficient in the use of Earned Value tools.
•    Engineering design, contract and field execution strategies for project delivery.
•    Close out of commercial claims and the associated negotiations.
•    Management of contracts to control the supply of equipment.
•    Quality management of a supply chain.
•    Multi-discipline EPCM projects.


The Skills


The successful candidate will have a track record of delivering projects within a technically complex environment whilst ensuring high levels of safety, security and environmental responsibility. Ideally in a hazardous / regulated Industry. It is essential that you have a track record of delivering projects to schedule and budget meeting the scope and or agreed exemptions. 
•    Degree and chartered status in an engineering, construction, physics or other related field.
•    Knowledge and / or practitioner of Project Management with experience of applying either; APM body of knowledge and OGC's Prince 2.
•    Experience of successfully engaging groups of stakeholders, can demonstrate experience of managing project through the project lifecycle from concept to handover.
•    Understanding the needs of quality and how quality is assured and controlled, good presentation, influencing and facilitation skills with strong numerical and analytical skills.
•    Experience of managing contractors, consultants and other advisors, utilising different forms of contracts for example ; NEC and/or FIDIC contracts – or similar. 
•    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.


Competitive Salary & Benefits


At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives.  We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. 
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits listed below:  
Benefits Relevant to Role Advertised  
•    Company incentive bonus plan  
•    Flexible benefits 
•    Cycle to work scheme  
•    Critical illness insurance  
•    Financial wellness tool 
•    EDF discounts & products 
•    Technology vouchers  
•    Travel insurance  
•    Discounts & employee pricing 

Why EDF?


#WeAreEDF and are leading the transition to a cleaner, low emission electric future, tackling climate change and helping Britain achieve net zero.  


We are leading the UK's nuclear renaissance, we’re constructing a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C, with plans for new power stations at Sizewell C in Suffolk and Bradwell B in Essex.  Around a fifth of the UK's electricity is generated by our eight nuclear power stations, helping power our customers' homes and businesses.  


At EDF, everyone’s welcome. It’s a powerful statement of our intent to make sure we’re about the people who work with us – a rich and unique mix of backgrounds and experiences that’s vital to shaping a strong and fresh-thinking organisation like ours. Whoever you are and wherever you come from, we’ll embrace the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed.
Join us. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.


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