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Project Manager

  • Job reference: 932387
  • Location: Thurso, Highlands
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Project Management, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 17/11/2020


The purpose of the job is to safely manage the delivery of decommissioning projects to an agreed timescale, cost and quality. The Job Holder will be responsible for the management and control of projects throughout the project lifecycle.

The Job Holder will:

  • Develop project management strategies, optimising plans to respond to changes when necessary.
  • Create, implement and maintain programme baselines and strategies for the project, taking into account analysis of dependencies and constraints, scope, risks and assumptions.
  • Implement organisational governance structures for projects, ensuring application of CDM requirements as defined in STD2008.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to expedite safe project delivery.
  • Monitor and report on internal and contractor performance against safety, costs, programme and quality, identify deviations and implement remedial actions as appropriate.
  • Manage the production of project documentation including statement of requirements, safety documentation, DMR's, works control documentation and project reports.
  • Apply appropriate project management techniques and configuration measures.
  • Prepare handover documentation and manage project handover.
  • Efficiently manage projects within the bounds of the safety case.
  • Review and report on identified problems and incidents, establishing causes and identifying, recommending and implementing solutions.
  • Have arrangements in place for client to directly control all nuclear safety and security matters associated with the project.
  • Ensure that in instances where the contractor does not adopt safety and security management requirements then the contractor's safety and security management arrangements are of at least an equivalent standard.
  • Ensure that any major contractors who are operating or maintaining facilities are competent to standards and appointed as required to the appropriate SERP.
  • Participate in site emergency exercises as required.
  • Perform the responsibilities of Management Appointments where relevant to the post.
  • Manage staff as a Line Manager

Please provide any additional information specific to this role

  • Previous Project Management experience
  • Experience of managing projects on a Nuclear site
  • Experience in contract management.
  • Experience in Decommissioning and Waste Management would be an advantage

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