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Date: 10-Apr-2021

Location: Whitehaven, West Midlands, GB, CA24 3HZ

Company: Babcock

Job Title: Project Manager 
Location: Westlakes, Cumbria
Business Unit: Cavendish Nuclear
Competitive Salary

About this role:
Here at Cavendish Nuclear during an exciting period of growth we are looking to recruit an experienced Technical Project Manager to join our Westlakes Office, Cumbria to deliver a variety of technical projects to our Nuclear Customers.


The incoming Project Manager will be able to lead a project of limited complexity or assist in managing complex projects. Project Managers may also lead small groups of non-complex projects.


Major Tasks and Activities:
• Lead on Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Quality within the project.
• Delivery of project to the baseline schedule/cost and performance in line with project and business success criteria
• Establishing and maintaining governance arrangements for the delivery of the project , defining clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities that align with the company Business Management System;
• Accountable for planning and monitoring the programme (profit & loss); agree plans with the Sponsor and submit/present regular Monthly Review Reports indicating any deviations and corrective action taken
• Managing 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.
Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications
Company/Industry Knowledge:
• Extensive recent and relevant experience in a similar high hazard / high integrity environment e.g. Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Chemicals or Pharma
• Demonstrable experience in a Technical Project Management position
• Awareness of various contracting methodologies (e.g. FIDIC/NEC3, NEC4/JCT etc…)
• Full project lifecycle experience from bid phase through to close out.


• A bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in engineering / project / construction management or a related field, or demonstrable relevant career experience in a similar role
• APM qualified ideally - but will consider Project Managers with demonstrable delivery experience


What else do I need to know?
• 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.
• We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview


Application Guidance
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