Project Manager

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    Kent, England

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    Project Manager

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    Vanessa Theobald

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    6 months ago

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Project Manager

My nuclear client is recruiting a skilled and experienced Project Manager to join the PMR team within the Clean Energy Generation Services UK business supporting our key client EDF, and the their Nuclear Reactors at their UK plants. The GSUK team has an annual turnover in excess of £40M, contributing to the wider Clean Energy target.
As a Project Manager, your internal line manager will be the PMR Framework Director, but you will also be part of a large client lead team at Dungeness B Power Station, supporting multiple projects within the UK wide project portfolio. Project Managers are accountable to the Portfolio Project Manager (PPM) for successful delivery of all aspects of their assigned projects. The Project Manager sets the project execution strategy in agreement with the PPM and uses a cross-functional project team to deliver the project safely in line with company policies and procedures, achieving established goals and objectives within the agreed baseline. No direct reports. The person will be required to work as part of a combined and integrated ID and station team with a flexible and delivery focused approach.

* Identifying, implementing and complying with applicable safety, environmental and quality standards, client procedures and policies and other relevant legislative and regulatory requirements
* Applying the client project controls standards and developing, maintaining, reporting and trending an accurate project baseline
* Securing, assigning and maintaining a project team containing all the resources required to successfully deliver the project, including specialist support staff
* Leading and coaching the project team members creating a positive team working environment
* Identifying and assessing risks and implementing effective risk mitigation strategies
* Managing assigned projects from concept (Gate A) to close out (Gate D) and maintaining effective integrated project execution strategies and plans
* Implementing and maintaining effective communication to the project team and all stakeholders including Station, Regulators and central support functions to ensure full understanding and commitment to the deliverables
* Meeting the specified project functional criteria Controlling scope and cost to the agreed project baseline, instigating and managing change control as necessary
* Contract management responsibilities where delegated in the F3 Nomination of Contract Roles form

To the Line Manager
* Delivering the project in a safe manner to the specified functional criteria, goals and objectives, compliant with appropriate legislation, Project Procedures and within the approved project baseline, scope, cost, schedule and quality requirements
* Implementing and maintaining a competent, effective and efficient Integrated Delivery Team within the clients HR framework
* Minimising the project risks (threats) and maximising opportunities
* Maximising the project efficiency and effectiveness
* Early identification of issues and/or concerns that either have the potential or will impact the project baseline
* Proposing, agreeing, implementing and reporting corrective actions to secure the project baseline
* Providing accurate and timely information, data and reports regarding the project status, activities and performance, making use of earned value management where appropriate
To the Project Sponsor
* Maintaining alignment of the project to agreed outputs and success criteria
* Initiating change control with the Project Sponsor should the agreed outputs or success criteria be impacted by any project changes
* Documenting any post-Gate D activities that the Project Manager will complete
* Disseminating relevant learning opportunities via the Operational Experience system and/or the Lessons Learned system as appropriate
* Approvals in principle are as follows: The assignment of key project personnel Project execution strategies and plans The commitment of sanctioned project funds within delegated financial powers All scope and change control variations within agreed limits Contract management tasks as delegated via the F3 form including instruction of supply chain partners within agreed limits
* Heavy Mechanical/Electrical background
* Site commissioning experience in required
* EDF site experience with knowledge of EDF site requirments, processes and procedures ie H&S, quality plus work management,/WOCs, and PM ID requirements
* Experience of managing contracts and or plant testing/commissioning would be beneficial
* Typically degree educated, ideally in engineering or a related subject. Chartered or equivalent preferred
* APMP formal project management qualification or equivalent