Site Manager

Posting Date: 17 October 2020

Location: Heysham, GB, LA3 2XQ

Company: Cavendish-Nuclear

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Site Manager
Permanent, Full time
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Heysham, Lancashire Based

About the role

Here at Cavendish Nuclear, we are looking to employ a Site Manager to be based at Heysham Power Station, Lancashire. Cavendish Nuclear, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, is a leading nuclear services company. From servicing existing nuclear power plants and decommissioning some of the most complex nuclear sites in the world, to helping to keep the UK’s fleet of nuclear powered submarines at sea, our people innovate to deliver nuclear services safer, faster, at lower cost.


At Heysham Power Station, we deliver installation, maintenance and operations projects for EDF. As the Site Manager, you will lead our teams to deliver these projects, tasks and services as required by EDF. You will be the focal point for Cavendish Nuclear on the project site - establishing and maintaining effective communications between Cavendish Nuclear and the client, be responsible for managing multi-disciplined teams and for leading safe delivery of projects tasks and services to the required time, cost and quality.

In addition, you will lead and coordinate SHEQ, mentor and develop employees, recruit and complete competency evaluations and plan and monitor project performance.


As well as working for the most high-profile nuclear organisation in the UK, we also offer a supportive work environment where innovation is at the heart of what we do.


What do I need to do the role?

You will need to be Degree qualified or equivalent within an Engineering discipline, hold either NEBOSH or IOSH Health and Safety qualification and have experience of managing and delivering projects within a complex environment.


We would also like you to have:
• Strong interpersonal skills and effective communicator
• Experience of deploying teams safely within the engineering construction industry
• Preferably have experience with Civil Nuclear.


What else do I need to know?
• Permanent position with a competitive annual salary, bonus and excellent benefits.
• All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.

About Cavendish Nuclear/Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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