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Assistant Project Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The NDA portfolio within NNL has some of the most exciting projects and programmes in the UK nuclear industry. The portfolio is involved with progressing the state of the art within science and engineering projects. The projects we deliver are diverse and require a wide range of experience. This vacancy will form part of a broader recruitment drive due to year on year growth within NNL.

Role Responsibility

The main responsibilities for the Assistant Project Manager:

  • Ensure NNL deliver projects and programmes to time, cost and quality.
  • Ensure NNL effectively polices the supply chain delivery and secures third party support where required.
  • Ensures that all Project plant intrusive activities are requested and engaged through the building IDM process.
  • Ensures that all Project stages are effectively completed and the Project handed over in a controlled manner, covering plant status, and responsibilities for rooms / systems as a minimum.
  • Ensures that an accurate report on Project health is presented on a monthly basis.
  • Ensures that all internal and external stakeholders are fully engaged on Project progress and timings at all times.

The Ideal Candidate

Essential skills for the Assistant Project Manager:

Minimum requirements

  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • APM accreditation
  • SC Cleared or ability to become so.

Desirable skills for the Assistant Project Manager:

  • Contract Management (NEC) experience
  • MSP / P6 Planning
  • Engineering background, or relevant Engineering qualification
  • Degree qualified



About the Company

Grounded in robust science and decades of experience, National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is the authoritative voice in the UK and beyond for technological development within the nuclear power sector.

Our unparalleled understanding of the science, challenges and opportunities makes us an unrivalled authority and partner in the field, providing experts, technologies, and access to cutting-edge facilities to organisations around the world.

Harnessing potential technologies and translating them into to industry-ready solutions means our pioneering approach spearheads international improvement and technological progress.

We work on projects as small as drilling a hole to analyse underground wastes with our integrated micro drilling technology, or as large as developing state-of-the-art power systems for spacecraft, based on radioactive materials

NNL has a vision for Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (ED&I) where NNL aims to be an inclusive workplace that attracts diverse talent through transparent and equal policies and procedures. We want you and the diverse mix of people that we employ, customers that we service and stakeholders that we influence to feel valued. We encourage a workplace culture where everyone can thrive with a sense of belonging.

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