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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Competitive plus benefits

London, GB Near Leiston, GB

Career Area:  Nuclear Development

Project Managers and Senior Project Managers

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve Net Zero. 


Location: London (hybrid working, typically 2 days per week in the office), eventually moving to Suffolk
Employment type: Permanent, full time
Salary: Competitive plus benefits

Closing date: Sunday 9th October


The Opportunity


Are you looking for a career which is rewarding, at the cutting edge of project development and where you can really make a difference? Come and join our expanding Sizewell C (SZC) team and work on one of the most exciting projects in the UK, whilst being at the forefront of the UK’s climate change agenda and energy policy.  The SZC Project is a ~£20bn nuclear new build project in Suffolk which is currently seeking financing from HMG and investors, with a view to start construction in 2023. When completed, it will provide dependable electricity to 6 million homes for 60 years, which along with renewables, will support EDF’s objective to help Britain achieve Net Zero by 2050.      


We're looking for Project Managers and Senior Project Managers to join our Nuclear Island Engineering Delivery Programme, tasked with driving the delivery of the SZC project, largely through the replication of Hinkley Point C (HPC).

The Role


You’ll be responsible for overseeing all activities associated with the delivery of engineering contracts and securing resources that meet business and technical requirements, ensuring they’re delivered safely, as well as on time and budget. 

Specifically, you’ll be accountable for:


  • Overseeing the nuclear power plant systems, structures and components within your programme, maximising the replication of HPC
  • Working with the responsible designer and key contractors to deliver engineering studies, in line with the requirements for SZC
  • Working with multidisciplinary teams on post financial investment contracts (terms & conditions, contractual appendices and technical specifications)
  • Driving the implementation of SZC site-specific design changes 
  • Managing internal and external interfaces to ensure a coordinated approach to design and delivery
  • Managing early engagement with stakeholders (including equipment suppliers) to identify obsolescence issues and other risks to replication
  • Managing the technical elements of the procurement process for specific contracts
  • Maintaining strong links with the project managers and engineers responsible for delivering equivalent scope at Hinkley Point C and implementing all lessons learned


The Skills


To be successful in this role, you’ll be able to demonstrate the following skills/ experience:



  • *Experience of coordinating multi-disciplinary design/ procurement work and driving design/procurement teams to deliver on time*
  • *Experience of the pre-tender and tender stages of procuring contracts for the design, manufacturing and/ or installation of industrial equipment*
  • Project management or project engineering experience
  • Background in mechanical, electrical, process, systems or civil engineering for large industrial plants
  • Excellent communication skills in client-facing and contractor-facing situations



Strongly desirable:



  • Experience in the nuclear industry
  • Chartership
  • Formal project management qualification 

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 market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing. 

Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.  

Why EDF?


Together, we can beat the climate crisis.  Together, we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.   

When it comes to saving the planet, everyone’s talking the talk these days. As Britain’s biggest generator of zero carbon electricity, we’re not just talking about it, we’re doing something about it.   

At EDF every single one of us is 100% committed to reducing the UK’s carbon emissions to Net Zero. We’re generating the right mix of low carbon electricity to power the nation today and building the low carbon infrastructure Britain will need tomorrow.    

Our people form a 10,000+ strong community, rich in diverse backgrounds and perspectives. We empower our people with the skills they need to build a successful career and to bring our purpose to life in their work.  

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

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