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Assistant Project Manager


Warrington, GB, WA3 6YD Leicester, GB, LE3 1UF Carlisle, GB, CA24 3HZ Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Assistant Project Manager    
Location:             UK, Various Locations + Agile Working Options       
Compensation:   Competitive + Benefits    
Role Type:          Permanent & Full Time         
Role ID:              SF55339

At Cavendish Nuclear we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Assistant Project Manager at one of our many sites situated throughout the UK. 


The role
As an Assistant Project Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll deliver key project management functions in support of the overall project delivery, including schedule, financial and risk functions.


Day to day, you’ll operate in support of Project Managers covering specific project tasks, deputising for the lead Project Manager or sometimes managing non-complex projects under supervision. You’ll be expected to apply the central project management competencies to a sufficient level. You’ll also:



  • Support the development of accurate and up-to-date financial and schedule estimates to ensure the project is accurately planned and reported.
  • Manage the planning, monitor and control of work packages being delivered by other internal and external resources and apply the Business Management System (BMS) appropriately for the project and produce and communicate project-reporting data on Project Controls and Finance systems.
  • Undertake all aspects of stakeholder management and communications activities are required and support development of stakeholder management plans.

This role is full time and can be based from any of our Cavendish Nuclear hubs, including Warrington, Leicester, Newbury and Bristol.


We offer flexible, hybrid working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. 

Essential experience of the Assistant Project Manager

  • Relevant experience in a similar environment/sector
  • Full project lifecycle experience from bid phase through to close out – desirable 
  • Awareness of various contracting methodologies (e.g. FIDIC/NEC3/JCT etc…)
  • Application of core project management techniques
  • Awareness of Engineering principles and common project challenges

Qualifications for the Assistant Project Manager
We value difference and 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 must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-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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