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Construction Manager


Reading, GB, RG14 2PZ

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Construction Manager
Location:              Newbury, Berkshire + Hybrid Working Option
Compensation:    Competitive Salary
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent
Role ID:               SF52424


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 Construction Manager at our Newbury site.


The role
As a Construction Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. The Construction Manager will ensure the successful delivery of all process, plant and equipment installation on behalf of Cavendish Nuclear on our client’s site.  


Day to day, you’ll be managing the installation of plant equipment on a client site. You will be responsible for the completion of all process, plant and equipment and associated services installation and documentation to enable handover to commissioning. 


Other responsibilities include:


  • Responsible for the completion of all P&E and associated services installation documentation to enable handover to commissioning
  • Ensuring that Cavendish Nuclear and contractors comply with the relevant clients processes and procedures
  • Working with the Planner to accurately schedule the installation of the P&E and civil services on site
  • Management of the installation contractor in all aspects both leading up to and including site works.
  • Responsible for safety on the site.


This is a full time role, working 37-hours per week, with a hybrid arrangement of 2-3 days working in the office, and the rest from home. Must be willing and able to travel to client site (Reading).


Essential experience of the Construction Manager

  • Substantial experience in construction management within a brownfield environment (ideally in a nuclear facility) undertaking the installation of plant equipment
  • Relevant NEBOSH Safety Certificate
  • Previous experience managing installation subcontractors  
  • Experience of deploying teams safely within the engineering construction industry.


Qualifications for the Construction Manager

We don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience then we would like to hear from you.


The successful candidate will need to satisfy national security requirements (this will include obtaining ‘Developed Vetting’ (DV) level of security clearance). 


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to eight percent of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive ten-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Cavendish Nuclear
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. 


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.





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