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Project Manager

  • Job reference: 925846
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: GBP60000 - GBP80000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Project Management, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 05/06/2019

We are seeking a Project Manager with the relevant discipline experience for the following areas:

Main Accountabilities:

Define the work scope to be delivered within the contract or package of work and the interfaces to the other elements of the programme

Securing the required resources to meet their project requirements, ensuring the maintenance of SQEP for any assigned resource and promptly identifying any personnel shortfalls or issues within their project team

Developing and executing effective execution 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. The PEP sets out the "why", "what", "how", "when" and "who" for the delivery of the programme

Maintaining effective communications with all stakeholders and executing the project or PEP strategies within their contract or package of work

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 Delivery Manager (Programme Manager or Director)

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 that contract or package contractual requirements are fulfilled

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all project team members

This Post has key nuclear safety responsibilities ("roles") which could have a significant impact on nuclear safety through the activities that they perform. These are detailed in the Nuclear Baseline.

Nature and Scope:

The nature of the role is to provide leadership to ensure the effective delivery of activities in the programme, while recognising and managing the impacts of the programme on the wider Project.

The Project Manager will apply a project management approach to activities relating to ensure all activities are delivered safely, to quality, budget and schedule.

The Project Manager is responsible for the delivery of a specific set of activities to time, cost, safety and quality.

Leadership is crucial as the Project Manager will be required to establish and lead diverse project team members to deliver activities within their programme. Key resources will need to be identified, requested and clear roles and responsibilities will need to be communicated.

The Project Manager will be responsible for setting up and managing a near term work plan to drive the delivery of work on a week by week basis, setting up and compliance with a budget for their areas of activity; development and operation of a risk log- challenging any increase in costs and developing options to reduce cost, establishing and managing the interfaces between their work scope and the work of the other project managers, setting up and operating the quality plan and the change control for their contracts.



Degree and chartered status in an engineering, construction, physics or other related field. with relevant industry experience.

Knowledge and / or practitioner of Project Management with experience of applying either; APM body of knowledge and OGC's Prince 2.Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation including Construction (Design & Management) and Health and Safety at Work act.

Track record of delivering projects 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:

Demonstrate success in managing / developing:

Process Improvements

Lean Workshops with Client to streamline NCR, FCR processes

Experience of successfully engaging groups of stakeholders.

Able to demonstrate strong management skills including project management, financial management, change management and facilitation. Proficient in the use of estimating scheduling, programming and risk tools.

Good presentation, influencing and facilitation skills.

Excellent communication and organisational skills, able to develop relationships and maintain effective networks.

Strong numerical and analytical skills.

Can demonstrate experience of managing project through the project lifecycle from concept to handover

Nuclear experience, working within a regulated, licenced environment.

Membership of an appropriate professional institution would be an advantage.

Self-motivated & able to work on own initiative.

French language - written & verbal.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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