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  • Location

    Cumbria, England

  • Sector:

    Project Manager

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  • Salary:

    £35183.00 - £44000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lorraine Ryan

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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We have an exciting fixed term contract until March 2022 available for a PROJECT MANAGER for the Capability Improvement Programme based at Sellafield in Cumbria.

This is to deliver required Capability Division projects and change initiatives and supporting the delivery of Operations and ensuring achievement of strategic objectives.

This role is a designated Project Manager resource to focus on the coordination of Company requirements and representation of interests as operational end user of the new Operational Unit at Sellafield.

This is a specialist role requiring technical and construction expertise inclusive of Mechanical and Electrical, Quality Management and Control and NEC practices.

This role will act as the point of contact for all technical correspondence between the external project delivery team and internal CMEs and will also coordinate the delivery of internal deliverables required to facilitate the changes to operations.

The role holder is responsible for the day to day management of the Sellafield Operational Unit Project within agreed tolerances and controls agreed with the Programme Manager.

The role holder will support the Senior Project Manager with planning and forecasting expenditure and assessing impacts on the project budget during the construction phase of the project.

The role holder will functionally manage a project team of Project Support and Administrative staff which may include a combination of Full time and Fixed term, external contractors and individuals and teams temporally assigned to their projects.

The role holder will be responsible for ensuring they are compliant with all relevant Corporate, Capability Division and HR policies.


Accountable to the Senior Project Manager, Programme Manager and SRO.

Act as primary liaison between Company internal SMEs and Sellafield project and construction delivery team to coordinate the flow of communication, technical queries, requests for information, clarification of requirements and design change processes.

Provide Quality Planning expertise to support the capturing of operational and functional requirements, providing professional input to the development of detailed design and relevant product specifications

Coordinate assurance activities using appropriate quality review techniques to ensure t the design brief is in line with Company requirements and that the design continues to be delivered on specification, this includes liaising and coordinating activity undertaken by third party advisors and maintaining accurate assurance records throughout

Implement quality change control processes and best practices to formally manage any proposed changes to design, preserving operational requirements from adverse impact of value engineering or material changes to scope maintaining relevant audit trails of correspondence and accurate records of design changes.

Control and coordinate project deliverables and workstreams, working with assigned project resources and workstream lead to identify scope, monitoring progress and applying quality management processes.

Project control documentation including project RAID logs, Project Plans and progress reports, escalating risks, issues and exceptions to the Senior Project Manager


Direct support to the Programme Manager/Senior Project Manager
and Department Heads, Senior Managers etc

Work in partnership with other (Senior) Project Managers and SROs, Business Change Managers, Project Managers and Project Executives.

Stakeholder Liaison and Corporate Communication Teams.

Point of contact for external project delivery teams within Sellafield


Formal project management experience and accreditation (e.g. MAPM, PMI, PRINCE 2 Practitioner) with at least 5 years. delivery experience covering the project lifecycle.

Strong technical and construction expertise inclusive of Mechanical, electrical and instrumentation

Knowledge of NEC3 or NEC4 practices

Proven experience in Quality Management and formal change control processes

Ability to lead and effectively manage project teams.

Well-developed liaison, interpersonal and communication skills at all levels.

Professional presentational skills both written and verbal presentation and briefing up to Executive Board level.

Must be able to work autonomously to high standards and deadlines.