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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Excellent Salary & Benefits

Nr Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Project Management & Business Change

Assistant Project Manager

Assistant Project Manager, Hinkley Point C, Permanent, Excellent Salary & Benefits

The Opportunity


Hinkley Point ‘C’ (HPC) is a vital part of the UK’s future energy strategy. As the first of the UK’s next generation of Nuclear power stations, HPC is both of high profile and high complexity. The project is delivered through an organisation that comprises multi-disciplinary teams. As an Assistant Project Manager is likely to work within such a team and will have a diverse role within it supporting delivery of work during all project phases within tasks areas that might include:


•    Nuclear Construction Excellence support
•    Health and Safety culture reporting
•    Quality reporting
•    Schedule review and progress reporting
•    Financial assessment and budget reporting
•    Contract administration support and reporting
•    Risk and Opportunity management synopsis and reporting
•    Deliverable development of contract scope
•    Stakeholder liaison and influencing 
•    Joint Management Team Membership

The Person


Day to Day Responsibilities: 


•    Coordination and recording meetings with key project stakeholders (internal & external).
•    Supporting, coordination and attending Multi-Disciplinary Team and Joint Management Team meetings.   
•    Organisation and coordination of Technical Engineering, Cost, Contractor and Scheduling meetings on behalf of the Programme Manager. 
•    Actively encouraging and promoting continual development of challenging collaborative working behaviours to maintain efficient and effective delivery relationships between Design, Procurement, Pre-construction Planning and Construction teams.
•    Production of all Project documentation required to successfully deliver the Project scope. 
•    Developing and implementing management systems, as required, supporting delivery and quality as specified by the Project Controls Department.
•    Ensuring that wider NNB arrangements are implemented, as appropriate, within the Programme of works and advising the management team of any necessary actions to ensure this.
•    Facilitate internal communications within the Project Delivery Team and the wider HPC Project teams.
•    Assist the Project Manager delivering the List of Deliverables (LOD).
•    Assist the Project Manager in applying the principles of Earned Value Management (EVM).
•    Assist in upholding the principles of Continuous Improvement.
•    Interfacing with other teams within Nuclear New Build (NNB), on specific tasks as required, under the direction of the Programme Manager for the team.
•    Dimensions
•    The Programme Team within EDF Energy New Nuclear Build is currently responsible for delivery of a number of contracts that include the following activities: engineering, equipment qualification, procurement, quality control, manufacture, delivery logistics, construction / installation, testing, certification and commissioning.  
•    The role will work closely with other project teams, including commercial, procurement, construction, engineering, project controls, operations and safety.
•    The Assistant Project Manager) reports to the team Project Manager and will actively support the wider Programme Management team once assigned to a sub Programme area.

The Skills


You will be characterised by the following knowledge, qualifications and experience:


•    Implementation of project management and organisational skills, which has been gained through practical experience and preferably recognised with a qualification.
•    Excellent written and oral presentation skills, able to communicate effectively and interact with senior managers.
•    Exceptional people management skills, with the ability to build relationships, influence and work collaboratively within complex, internal and external, multidisciplinary groups. 
•    Ability to display and communicate a logical thought process, with excellent analytical skills, including capabilities for budget analysis and forecasting.
•    Ability to cope well under pressure and within tight timeframes.
•    Undertake individual working to a high level of attention to detail.
•    Can demonstrate experience of managing projects through the project lifecycle from concept to handover
•    Understand how to apply a graded approach to quality
•    Commercial awareness.


Desirable knowledge, qualifications and experience:


•    Understanding the needs of nuclear quality and how nuclear quality is assured and controlled.
•    Member of the Association of Project Managers or able to demonstrate an understanding of the APM project management Body of Knowledge principles.
•    Knowledge of Nuclear Safety Case and its purpose.
•    Knowledge of CDM Regulations.
•    Preferably a Degree or similar qualification in engineering, construction or related field.

Competitive Salary & Benefits


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the opportunity to earn bonus.  


Please let us know if you require flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.  We’re happy to talk about flexibility in line with the requirements of this opportunity.


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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