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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Up to £65,000

Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Project Management & Business Change

Project Manager

Project Manager


Location: Satellite Delivery Centre, Bridgwater. Flexible home and office working supported.

Salary: Up to £65,000 depending on experience

Employment type: Permanent/ Full Time 

Closing date: 16th August 2022



Join EDF as a Project Manager, and you’ll join one of the most exciting and challenging projects within EDF, as we continue to lead the rebirth of nuclear in the UK.


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.


HPC’s delivery will be reliant not only on innovative engineering and construction but also on the strongest of Leadership qualities amongst its Project and Senior Project Managers. Your role as a Project Manager will be to provide leadership to ensure the effective implementation to site of the HPC Conventional Island Turbine Group scope of work, whilst recognising and managing the impacts of this scope of work on the wider Project.


You will have the responsibility to ensure delivery of all (or part of) the engineering, procurement, manufacturing, construction and commissioning activities for the life cycle of the contract or work package in accordance with the overall Project schedule. You will ensure planning and delivery is in accordance with all safety, quality, time and cost parameters to meet the needs of the Project.


Your focus will be on all Conventional Island pumps and heat exchangers Design/Procurement/Manufacturing, including the condenser and the main feedwater pumps, and within the Turbine Group Team, you will have a leading role in Manufacturing and Manufacturing Surveillance.



Pay, benefits and culture…


Alongside a salary of up to £65,000, we offer a competitive benefits package, including a company pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the opportunity to earn bonus. 


You will be based at the Satellite Delivery Centre in Bridgwater, with the option to work from home two or three days a week.


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…


Day-to-day you will:


  • Define the work scope to be delivered within the contract or package of work and the interfaces to the other elements of the programme.
  • Maintain effective communications with all stakeholders and executing the project or PEP strategies within their contract or package of work.
  • Drive the delivery of the contract or package activities to ensure they are delivered safely, on time, to budget, meeting business & technical requirements.
  • Monitor and manage the progress of the programme - track progress against milestones, deadlines, budget and provide key stakeholders with reports on these matters.
  • Anticipate, manage and resolve issues within the contract or package.
  • Identify risks and facilitate the resolution of all issues raised, develop and update the programme budget, and escalate any issues to the Senior Project Manager.
  • Ensure level 3 schedules are developed and maintained for the contract or package of work. Ensure such schedules are consistent with overall Project schedules (levels 1 and level 2). Escalate any discrepancies to the Senior Project Manager.
  • Interface with other programmes and areas to ensure a high-level view of how the total project is progressing and to identify and adopt the use of Best for Project Decisions.
  • Ensure that contract or package contractual requirements are fulfilled



Who you are…


Your background may include some of the following:


  • 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.
  • Demonstrable success in managing / developing:
    • Engineering design, contract and field execution strategies for project delivery,
    • Close out of commercial claims and the associated negotiations.
    • Successfully engaging groups of stakeholders.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of CDM Regulations.
  • Can demonstrate experience of managing project through the project lifecycle from concept to handover.
  • Understanding the needs of nuclear quality and how nuclear quality is assured and controlled.
  • Understanding of PWR design and experience in PWR operations is desirable.
  • Understanding of EDF Nuclear New Build Engineering Sequences is desirable.
  • Understanding of EDF Nuclear New Build Technical Specifications structure (BTS/BTR) is desirable.



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




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