Nuclear Project Manager (Process/Mechanical), Dungeness, Kent

Nuclear Project Manager (Process/Mechanical)

Vacancy: Nuclear Project Manager (Process/Mechanical)

Location: Dungeness, Kent

Rate/Salary: See below; negotiable, according to related experience

Job Description

Our client is one of the world’s leading engineering and project management organisations employing 50,000 staff throughout the world.  They presently have an opening within their UK Nuclear & Defence department.
The candidate will provide support to Optioneering schemes and as such should be able to deliver a high standard of project documentation, e.g. PDD, HSE Plan etc.


  • Knowledge and experience in project management techniques and application, managing high value and complex projects with a proven track record of successful project completion to quality, schedule and cost requirements
  • High level of awareness of the regulatory framework and safety legislation/implementation including CDM
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • PC literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Work and Excel.  Experience in project planning, critical path scheduling and costs systems would be advantageous
  • Ability to work to tight timescales and high self-motivated
  • Skilled in developing good client relationships and business development aspects
  • Nuclear experience
  • Degree Qualified
  • Chartered Engineer (or progressing towards)
  • Open communication
  • Achievement orientation
  • Teamwork


  • Support the Site Lead Project Manager on safety, finance, quality, audit and document maintenance matters
  • Ensure preparation and agreement of project programmes
  • Prepare capital works sanction approval submission documents in accordance with the Client’s processes
  • Organise and manage the project team assigned to successfully complete the project, and ensure all team members are fuly conversant with the project objectives and their roles and allocated responsbilities
  • Define the totalityof the specification for the work as identified in a Project Definition Document
  • Prepare and issue the Project Co-ordination Procedure
  • Ensure all phases of the project meet cost, schedule and quality requirements
  • Control and administer the flow of data and information within the Company and between the Company and the Client and other stakeholders, including regulators, supply chain partners and local and statutory authorities
  • Organise Project Review Meetings at appropriate regulator intervals to review actual progress, identify problem areas and agree remedial actions, including management of risks
  • Ensure operating experience feedback is taken into account
  • Hold project critiques and desseminate lessons learned
  • Ensure that expenditure of manhours and costs are properly monitored, controlled, accrued and reported to Company management and to the Client as appropriate
  • Identify adverse trends which may influence the scope, schedule and/or cost forecasts and take necessary action to minimise impacts
  • Exercise contract and project change control, ensuring Client approval (when applicable) before additional expenditure of time and/or costs.  Authorise internal changes when necessary for achievement of contract objectives
  • Report to management monthly on performance
  • Ensure compliane with the Project Quality Assurance Plan
  • Ensure all regulatory, statutory and Company requirements are met with regard to the application of health, safety and environmental standards and procedures
  • Ensure that all Company contractual and legal obligations are met, to the satisfaction of the Client

The client offers a competitive package which includes a Pension and Life Assurance Scheme and the opportunity  to participate in their Flexible Benefits programme which offers up to 28*29* days holiday per annum and a range of additional benefits.(Permanent Staff) They offer a competitive package which includes a generous annual holiday entitlement.(Temporary Staff)

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