Manager of Project Engineering - Nuclear Industry

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Role: Manager of Project Engineering - Nuclear Industry

Location: Chester

Salary: Negotiable (client more interested in finding the right person for this key role, with salary of secondary importance)

Start: ASAP (Security clearance will be required prior to starting)

My client is an international supplier of enrichment services and fuel cycle products for the civil nuclear industry, serving utility customers worldwide who provide low carbon electricity through nuclear generation.

As a result of investment activity, my client is seeking to enhance their in-house project delivery capability based in the Group Projects team based on sites in Gronau (Germany), Almelo (Netherlands), Capenhurst (UK), and Eunice (NM, USA). Group Projects is responsible for driving excellence in portfolio management, project management, project engineering management, estimating, project controls, procurement and contract management, and construction management. As a part of Group Projects you will join a pool of experts providing subject matter consulting, advice and direct delivery of strategically significant Client projects.

The client Group Projects is entering into a period of significant and exciting change. The role will own and shape the project system for the clients Group's global portfolio of small and medium projects accumulating up to €100 million annual CAPEX and select projects ranging from €50 million to in excess of €500 million.

The purpose of this role is to develop delivery excellence in Project Engineering Management and direct the management of integrated design solutions.

Reporting to the Director of Group Projects you will be accountable for Project Engineering Management and direction of the management of integrated design solutions. The remit of the role stretches through initial project evaluation and conception, to project handover and closeout. The main areas of responsibility will include:

  • Giving strategic direction to enhance engineering management capabilities
  • Providing expert opinion to aid selection of the right projects to be added to the portfolio
  • Building high performance multicultural teams and aligning team members to common goals
  • Development and evolution of engineering/design process and procedures, to deliver against the Client Group selected projects
  • Protecting the clients commercial position through good practice contracting strategies, procurement, negotiation and contract management and meeting Group Projects Objectives

We are now looking for an individual who can make a difference and add value to our client's Team. The following skills and experience will provide an indication of the types of Team Players they are looking for:

  • Proficient command of English and the business language in the role location
  • Educated to a degree level in a relevant subject
  • Qualified in project management (for example PMI)
  • Significant experience in the full project lifecycle
  • An effective communicator
  • Demonstrable success in engineering management
  • Demonstrable track record in successful project delivery involving technology internationally in a responsible leadership role

You will drive for results to exceed challenging targets. You will also have a thirst for knowledge and a desire to continuously improve.

Salary will be negotiable dependant on previous experience. For this key position, though they will be a consideration, candidate salary expectations will be of secondary importance to finding the right person. In addition to this, the client offers an excellent benefits package including bonus, 27 days holiday and a very generous pension, along with excellent career development and advancement prospects, as well as the opportunity to work for a prestigious and respected company serving a key role within the nuclear industry

MORSON INTERNATIONAL, part of the Morson Group, are the leading TECHNICAL & ENGINEERING RECRUITMENT COMPANY in the UK specialising in Technical Support to the following industries: Nuclear, Power Generation, Aerospace, Rail, Marine, Petrochemical & Construction