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Senior Project Manager (Nuclear)


Warrington, GB, WA3 6YD

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:            Senior Project Manager (Nuclear)
Location:            Warrington or Preston + Hybrid Working 
Compensation:  Competitive + Bonus, Car Allowance, Family PMI
Role Type:         Full time and Permanent 
Role ID:             SF54606


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 a Senior Project Manager at our either our Warrington or Preston sites. 


The role
As a Senior Project Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll be managing complex projects and operating at an advanced level. Leading a significant project within the organisation and possibly Project Managers with less complex sub projects. We have recently secured significant new work within the business so is an exciting time to join. 


Day to day, you’ll:


  • Be responsible for all aspects of projects delivery to desired time, cost and quality restraints
  • Establish and maintain governance arrangements for the delivery of the project, defining clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities
  • Deliver world class performance by means of employee engagement, continuous improvement and identifying and implementing the latest technology
  • Lead on Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Quality within the project
  • Plan and control finances as a means of driving performance


This role is offered on a full-time permanent basis and consists of a 37 hour working week. You’ll be based on site 3 to 4 days a week at our Warrington or Preston offices with hybrid working from home arrangements on the other days.


Essential experience of the Senior Project Manager

  • Relevant Nuclear Experience within a Project Management role
  • Extensive experience in a Project Management position
  • EPC Project delivery experience  
  • Awareness of various contracting methodologies (e.g. FIDIC/NEC3, NEC4/JCT etc…) – highly desirable
  • Full project lifecycle experience from bid phase through to close out


Qualifications for the Senior Project Manager

  • APMP or similar PM qualifications


Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


What we offer 

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution 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 
  • Flexible working – we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. 
  • Autonomy to perform the role.
  • Excellent development opportunities and benefits package including an employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing.


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. 


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. 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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