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Project Manager


Leicester, GB, LE3 1UF

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Project Manager
Location:              Leicester, UK – Hybrid – working from home options available 
Compensation:    £40,000 - £50,000 + benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent
Role ID:               SF 49090


Be where you matter

At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Project Manager at our Radar Road site.
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.


Cavendish Nuclear
The Project Manager role is within our Cavendish Nuclear business.


As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group – from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.


The role


The difference our new Project Manager will make

As a Project Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll work closely with our client EDF to ensure that all spares required for the Defueling programme are delivered in time for the trajected start date. 


Day to day, you’ll be accountable for planning and monitoring the programme (profit & loss) ; agree plans with the Business Unit Director and submit regular Monthly Review Reports indicating any deviations and corrective action taken. You’ll manage the Customer Interface and associated management of the project including Identification and monitoring of project risks (threats and opportunities), planning and implementing response to these and responding to other issues that affect the project. You’ll lead the project to deliver world class performance by means of employee engagement, continuous improvement and identifying and implementing the latest technology and also lead on Quality, Health, Safety, Security and Environment within the project. You’ll establish and maintain governance arrangements for the delivery of the project, defining clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities that align with the Business.


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 


We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides hybrid working arrangements with 2/3 days in the office/onsite and 2/3 days working from home. This role also requires travel to Gloucester to visit client sites. 


Essential experience


•    Recent and relevant experience in a similar environment / business sector
•    Demonstrated experience in a Project Management position
•    Full project lifecycle experience from bid phase through to close out
•    Understanding Project Controls, particularly around financials 
•    A bachelor's degree in engineering / project / construction management or a related field
(or equivalent)
•    Demonstrated experience of APM competencies such as: Schedule Management, Budgeting and Cost Control, Risk, opportunity and issue management experience, Change Control and Team Management 
•    You must be able to achieve CTC clearance 


What we offer


Generous benefits including:

•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus 8 bank holidays. You also have the option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday per year
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
•    Loyalty Recognition 
•    Profession membership subscriptions – Subscription fees for one relevant professional institute per person per annum.    
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 


For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance


All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date: 31/01/2023



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