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Project Manager

Job Category:  Project Management / Controls
Contract Partner Company:  Jobs Service
Employing Company:  EDF/HPC

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Project Manager

 
Bridgwater with some flexibility of working from home and at supplier premises
 

#WeAreEDF Be part of one of the most exciting and challenging projects within EDF, as we continue to lead the rebirth of nuclear in the UK. As we are leading the transition to a cleaner, low emission electric future, tackling climate change and helping Britain achieve net zero. 
 

We are looking for multiple Project Managers to join the Mechanical, Electrical and HVAC (MEH) programme at the HPC 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.
 

Pay, benefits and culture
 

In addition to salary upwards of £60,000 per annum (offered depending on experience), we offer flexible benefits that support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. Examples include: a market-leading company pension scheme, a bonus plan, health cover, electric vehicle leasing, mental health support and employee discounts.
 

At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.


We’re a disability confident employer and will do all we can to support you through your recruitment journey with us.  If you would like to talk about adjustments, or support you may need, please note this within your application. 

 
We’ll value the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed.
 

What you’ll be doing….
 

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

 

  • Undertake contract administration activities (with support of a Commercial Manager) including variations, claims, technical queries and instructions, using CEMAR. 
  • Drive the delivery of the contract or package activities to ensure they are delivered safely, on time, to budget, meeting business & technical requirements. Monitor and manage the progress of the programme - track progress against milestones, deadlines, budget and provide key stakeholders with reports on these matters  
  • Anticipate, manage and resolve issues within the contact or package. Identify risks and facilitate the resolution of all issues raised, develop and update the programme budget, and escalate any issues to the Senior Project Manager
  • Resolution of issues and non-conformances during the manufacturing process to ensure quality and schedule are maintained.
  • Management of all change to the contract including - scope definition, business justification and implementation of agreed change in line with associated governance. 
  • Liaison with HPC Site team to ensure all pre shipping actives are complete to facilitate seamless delivery in line with schedule requirements.
  • Develop and implement strategies and plans in line with the overall Programme Definition Document (PgDD), setting out how the programme of work will be managed, organised and executed. 
  • Maintain effective communications with all stakeholders and executing the project strategies within their contract or package of work
  • Apply the principles of Earned Value Management (EVM) and other usual commercial reporting requirements
  • Apply the principles of Continuous Improvement, ensuring that lessons-learnt and knowledge-capture are practiced as business as usual.
  • Interface with other programmes to ensure a high-level view of how the total project is progressing and to identify and adopt the use of best practice.
  • Ensure level 3 schedules are developed and maintained for the contract or package of work. Ensure such schedules are consistent with overall Project schedules (levels 1 and level 2). Escalate any discrepancies to the Project Controls Manager.
  • Ensure that lessons-learnt and knowledge-capture are practiced as business as usual.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all project team members.
     

Who you are…
 

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

 

  • We will consider candidates with degree and chartered status in construction, engineering, or other relevant discipline.  We will also consider candidates without a degree who have significant experience of project delivery.
  • Professional Qualification in Project Management such as APM PMQ or other recognised qualification.
  • Track record of delivering projects within a technically complex and dynamic environment whilst ensuring high levels of safety, security and environmental responsibility, ideally within a highly regulated environment.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Proven experience operating within NEC and FIDIC commercial arrangements. 


Join us. Together, we’ll 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.