Senior Project Manager (Wet Vaults)

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Job title Senior Project Manager (Wet Vaults)
Ref CBS9JP00005324
Location Hinkley Point A
Region South West
Company Magnox
Salary Negotiable
Duration 12 Months
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Senior Project Manager (Wet Vaults) – Based Hinkley Point A Power Station – 12 months - £negotiable Inside IR35 (The client will pay the Employers NI and APP Levy – 4-day week

Purpose of Role

This position provides project management leadership and is primarily engaged in management activities that establish the direction of a project.

The position requires the application of knowledge gained from experience and expertise to the job duties and responsibilities.

The position will make decisions in areas that may impact the organisation and its employees, clients, budgets, policies, procedures or programmes.

The purpose of this position is to perform the essential job duties and functions as listed below with the objective of establishing an execution framework on the project that complies with the contract and ensures safety, quality, value, and timeliness of the completed project.

This position is accountable for performing all project management responsibilities on a medium to large sized project or assigned responsibility for a substantial area of a programme.

Key Duties/Responsibilities/Accountabilities

Establish a vision with proactive management to positively direct a team in the achievement of common goals and overall organisational objectives

Take collaborative responsibility for ensuring the safe delivery of a project to time, cost and quality with responsibility for leading the project to a successful conclusion

Take personal responsibility for the consistent application and standards of project procedures for performance of administrative, project and design in accordance with PD25 Magnox Project Management Process and Procedure

Provide leadership, management and governance to ensure projects meet specified requirements

Delivery of a project within a contractual framework operating with processes to ensure legal and contractual compliance in conjunction with the responsible Commercial Manager

Verifies delivery programme baselines and operates project control processes (requirements capture, planning, cost, risk, trend analysis and change control)

Through stakeholder analysis effectively identifies and actively manages stakeholders consistent with the overall strategy of the business and delivery of component programmes and projects

Proactively works to prevent adverse impacts on delivery through management of risks and project interdependencies.

This includes development of a project risks and opportunities plan and instigates mitigation measures or other appropriate actions

Able to identify, define and manage change at an organisational level through the delivery of projects and work packages

Provides project performance data (i.e. critical path analysis, float erosion, milestones, CPI, SPI and EVA) to Programme Manager on a monthly basis

Lead CDM activities for the project in accordance with the Health, Safety and Environment process

Manage interfaces with other projects and programmes as appropriate

To develop strategic knowledge of project and programme Lessons Learned and “best practice techniques”.

Lead their application to maximise effectiveness of Company project delivery.

Actively and effectively communicate with management teams, co-workers, clients, contractors and other stakeholders

Motivate and manage team performance.

Carry out staff appraisals and manage staff related issues in line with Company HR policy, process and procedures.

Identify development opportunities and training for direct reports and team members

Take responsibility for the Health, Safety and Welfare of all team members in line with legislative requirements.

Demonstrate and encourage a safety-first working culture

Actively promote environmental awareness/considerations and sustainability through the project delivery cycle

Assist the Programme Manager and Programme Director in discharging his or her strategic and capability development responsibilities

Deputise for the Programme Delivery Manager as required

Other duties as assigned


Educated to Degree level / holds professional qualification in a relevant discipline

Certification in project management e.g. APM Registered Project Professional.

CITB Construction Site Manager’s Safety Certificate

NEC 3 practitioner modules, working to expert level


Significant experience of delivering projects in a complex and challenging environment in a highly regulated industry.

Experience of performing functional tasks on projects with a basic understanding of PD25 Magnox Project Management process and procedures

Significant experience of supervising and control of project work, demonstrating an understanding of how costs can be reduced, and safe quality outputs maximised within a scope of work.

Ability to maintain high standards of performance with responsibility and accountability for successfully completing own assignments and tasks.

Flexible and adaptable approach, willing to take on new work challenges

Proactive communicator both internally and externally to the project

Customer focused with ability to develop and maintain positive and interactive project relationships

Demonstrates strategic thinking and an active, innovative approach to problem solving and identifying solutions

Proactive reporting of progress and status of assignments including appropriate follow up

Technical writing and presentation skills

Additional information about the process

Capita Resourcing is the strategic resourcing business within Capita plc. We are the chosen provider of agency workers and permanent recruitment for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) collaborative framework, across nuclear sites and offices UK wide.

NuclearWorks welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation. NuclearWorks is a trading name of Capita Business Services Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business.

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