Project Manager, Hinkley Point C, Competitive Salary & Benefits
A career that will deliver change. Together, well help Britain achieve net zero.
We have new opportunities at EDF Energy within Hinkley Point C in the Project Management function, we are recruiting for a Project Manager in the Equipment Programme. You will be joining a great team of Project and Assistant Project Managers, some new to the Nuclear Industry, and some very seasoned experts. These opportunities are open to non-nuclear applicants as well as seasoned nuclear candidates.
The Hinkley Point C Equipment Programme is responsible for delivering the bulk of the mechanical, electrical and process equipment that will form the working power station. The contracts may be for discrete components or complete systems and will be delivered in partnership with NNBs global supply chain. Contracts range from £250k to £150m. Input design is completed by the EdF Responsible Designer, with the detail design completed by the equipment supplier.
HPC Equipment Programme includes design, manufacture, and supply of Heat Exchangers, Filters, Pumps and over 30,000 valves.
As a Project Manager, you will manage a contract or package of work supporting delivery of the Valves portfolio.
You will be responsible for a project that features:
An internationally located matrix team of other disciplines forming the project delivery team This could include line management responsibilities dependent on the role and will require international travel.
Interaction with EDF in France and the other HPC key stakeholders. The principles of a matrix organisation will still apply. This may involve the management of design (in France or UK), procurement, commercial and other functional resources of between 10 and 50 staff.
Direct management of the equipment supplier.
Direct accountability for contract management with values in the region of £250k to £150m
Robust management of design change to mitigate impact on the live contracts.
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
Provide sufficient over site of the Tier 1s supply chain to ensure Nuclear Safety is maintained This could involve over 100 Tier 2 and 3 international suppliers per contract
Resolution of issues/ NCRs/ etc 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.
Assist in 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
Develop and implement 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.
Maintain effective communications with all stakeholders and executing the project or PEP strategies within their contract or package of work
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:
o Engineering design, contract and field execution strategies for project delivery,
o Multi-discipline EPCM projects,
o Procurement and management of complex contracts,
o Control of costs; risk; schedule and change and proficient in the use of Earned Value tools,
o Close out of commercial claims and the associated negotiations.
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.
Experience of managing contractors, consultants and other advisors throughout large and complex construction projects, in a regulated environment. Including NEC or FIDIC contracts.
Good presentation, influencing and facilitation skills. Excellent communication and organisational skills, able to develop relationships and maintain effective networks.
Strong numerical and analytical skills.
Detailed understanding of PWR design and experience in PWR operations advantageous but not essential.
Working knowledge of French language an advantage.
Degree and chartered status in an engineering, construction, physics or other related field.
Good knowledge of CDM Regulations.
Knowledge and / or practitioner of Project Management with experience of applying either; APM body of knowledge and OGC's Prince 2.
Understanding the needs of nuclear quality and how nuclear quality is assured and controlled.
Understand how to apply a graded approach to quality