Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  £50,000 - £60,000

Nr Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Project Management & Business Change

Project Manager

Project Manager, Bridgwater, Permanent, Salary £50,000 - £60,000 plus benefits


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


Location: Hinkley Point C, nr Bridgwater
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 dependent on experience
Employment type: Permanent/Full Time 
Closing date: 22nd May 2022


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. 

We are looking for a Project Manager to join our Primary Circuit Installation Team. You will join a small team with direct responsibility for the installation of the heart of HPC – the reactor pressure vessel, steam generators and pressuriser. 

You will work with an expert team of contractors to ensure that the installation is completed on time but most importantly to the very high-quality requirements we need. You will be working with a multicultural multidisciplined team with a huge amount of different experiences. 

As a Project Manager you will provide leadership to ensure the effective delivery of activities in the programme to time, cost, safety, and quality, while recognising and managing the impacts of the programme on the wider Project. 

This is an excellent opportunity for you to be part of building one of the largest, most complex projects in Europe; something vital to the country’s future energy needs.



The Role


As a Project Manager, your main responsibilities will be, but are not limited to:


•    Defining the work scope to be delivered within the contract and the interfaces to the other elements of the programme. 
•    Assisting in securing the required resources to meet their project requirements, promptly identifying any personnel shortfalls or issues within their project team.
•    Developing and implement strategies and plans in line with the overall programme execution plan (PEP), setting out how the programme of work will be managed, organised, and executed. 
•    Maintaining effective communications with all stakeholders and executing the project or PEP strategies within their contract or package of work.
•    Driving the delivery of the contract or package activities to ensure they are delivered safely on time, to budget, meeting business & technical requirements. 
•    Monitoring and manage the progress of the programme - track progress against milestones, deadlines, budget and provide key stakeholders with reports on these matters.
•    Anticipating, managing, and resolving issues within the contract or package. Identifying risks and facilitating the resolution of all issues raised, developing, and updating the programme budget, and escalating any issues to the Senior Project Manager.
•    Ensuring that lessons-learnt and knowledge-capture are practiced as business as usual.
•    Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all project team members.



The Skills


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


•    Professional Qualification in Project Management such as APM PMQ or other recognised qualification.
•    Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Project Management and working knowledge and management experience of construction activities.
•    Demonstrated experience of managing major projects from concept to handover, throughout the project lifecycle 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.
•    Demonstrated success in managing and/or developing:
•    Engineering design, contract, and field execution strategies for project delivery.
•    Multi-discipline EPCM Projects.
•    Procurement and management of complex contracts.
•    Control of costs, risk, schedule, and change.
•    Management of commercial claims and associated negotiation experience.
•    Proven successful experience in engaging multi-level stakeholders including contractors, consultants, and advisors.
•    Working knowledge of CDM Regulations.
•    Proficient numeracy, analytical and critical reasoning skills.
•    Understanding the needs of nuclear quality and how nuclear quality is assured and controlled.
•    Understand how to apply a graded approach to quality.
•    Experience operating within NEC and FIDIC commercial arrangements an advantage
•    Working knowledge of French language an advantage.


Competitive Salary & Benefits


In addition to a salary of £50,000 - £60,000, 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 a 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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