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Project Controls Lead

Job Category:  Other
Contract Partner Company:  Jobs Service
Employing Company:  EDF/HPC

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Project Controls Lead


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

Location: Bridgwater, Somerset. 
Salary: From £60,000 plus benefits
Employment type: Permanent, Full Time

The Opportunity

Our exciting Hinkley Point C (HPC) project, when completed, will provide dependable electricity to 6 million homes for 60 years which, along with renewables, will support Britain’s Net Zero aim by 2050.  Our Joint Design Office (JDO) team has been established, on site at HPC, to provide a fast response to engineering queries and problems so the construction works continue with minimal delay.

As Project Controls Lead, you’ll be part of the JDO team responsible for the development and production of regular performance reporting against project budget, schedule and KPI’s.

The Role

As part of an integrated Project Controls team you’ll be providing project controls services to the JDO team producing the necessary data for internal governance and performance as well as ensuring data management and document control. 

Specifically, you’ll be accountable for:


  • Budget management - including estimating, forecasting and reporting
  • Assessing additional work required against budget
  • Manipulating data from engineering tools to form KPI’s
  • Analysing activity levels for future workload/workforce planning
  • Coordinating and facilitating the risk management process
  • Defining and developing scheduling activities

The Skills

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


  • Previous experience of project controls management
  • A degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of electronic document management systems and other electronic tools and platforms and proven ability to learn new electronic tools and systems.
  • Excel skills and knowledge of power BI
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Fluent in English



  • Experience of working in a fast pace engineering project environment
  • French speaker


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. 


For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.