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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  On application

London, GB Near Leiston, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Delivery Integration Director

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


Location: London initially - it is anticipated this role will move to Sizewell C site (Suffolk) as project progresses
Salary: On application – will include car allowance, bonus, private health care
Closing Date: 30th October 2021

The Opportunity


Our exciting Sizewell C (SZC) project – a proposed new nuclear power station to be built on the Suffolk coast - would provide dependable electricity to 6 million homes for 60 years which, along with renewables, will support Britain’s Net Zero aim by 2050.  

As Delivery Integration Director for SZC, you’ll be the 'intelligent client’ on site responsible for the oversight and coordination of the safe delivery of a twin European Pressurised Water Reactor, ensuring the highest standards of safety and quality and that site activities are effectively planned, co-ordinated and overseen.


The Role


You’ll provide leadership to ensure the effective delivery of activities in the programme to ensure all activities are delivered safely, to quality, budget and schedule, with ownership for 4 main areas:

Programme Management: Managing the interfaces between the three main programs (Civil Works – Nuclear Island – Conventional Island & Balance of Plant) in view of assuring the delivery of scope safely and to defined schedule, cost and quality parameters

Site Safety & Assurance: Applying corporate policy and standards to site construction activities; monitoring performance against the policies and standards as appropriate; feeding back on performance into the Company measures; reporting on incidents and other operational issues through to the central Operational Learning teams

People & Skills: Ensuring suitably qualified and experienced resources exist to support project delivery and assure compliance of SZC’s Industrial Relations Agreements / IR Strategy
Site Operations: Facilitating the effective and efficient operation of the site

Your key stakeholders will be the SZC site-based workforce; Trade Unions; local community representatives; Tier 1 supply chain companies; the Delivery Command Centre (DCC) and the Engineering Command Centre (ECC). You will also be trusted to build, maintain and manage relationships with the local community and adjacent sites in relation to site activities.




  • 10-20 direct reports (depending on project phase) and directorate of 500 indirect reports at peak
  • Oversight of for the total contractor population of c.25,000 over the life of the project, with up to c.5,600 on site at one time
  • Estimated total project value of > £16 bn

The Skills


To be successful in this role you’ll be able to demonstrate:


  • Significant experience in the role of the “client” leading large (capital) projects to successful delivery against time, cost and quality specification, ideally in a regulated environment
  • Experience as the “client” managing large contracts and contractors, from both a technical and relationship perspective
  • In the role of “client” experience of overseeing large groups of technical / craft workers and the associated industrial relations environment is essential
  • Experience of holding a senior leadership position in an organisation, creating a culture that supports nuclear excellence and the SZC project objectives and values
  • Demonstrate management and leadership skills in a complex matrix organisation showing strong relationship-building, influencing and people management skills
  • Experience of planning and budgetary processes/techniques commensurate with a project of this size
  • Dynamic leader with experience in building strong and effective relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Strong commercial knowledge of complex projects with a knowledge of UK construction legislation, including FIDIC & NEC contracts
  • Must be familiar with construction industry best practice on processes, procedures and planning
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Interprets company and legislative requirements, identifying and proposing compliance arrangements appropriate for the business
  • Qualified to Degree standard and/or hold a professional qualification in a Civil / Engineering subject 

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, 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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