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Project Manager

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Job Introduction

Job Description for Project Manager: 

NNL is where your project management helps deliver our purpose. As part of our Project Management Authority, you’ll play a critical role in managing projects that deliver nuclear science to benefit society. Your project management skills and attention to detail will enable industry-leading scientists, engineers and analysts to work together to deliver unique projects using cutting edge technology. It’s a challenging role but it’s an opportunity to grow, adapt and develop new skills in a fast-moving area

NNL have a vacancy for a Project Manager responsible for the delivery of CapEx Projects to be delivered out of our Central / Workington Facilities. They will reports to the CapEx Senior Project Manager for CapEx delivery.

The role will require regular attendance on Sellafield site at our Central facility, along with regular attendance at Workington facility and working from home

Role Responsibility

Main Responsibilities for Project Manager: 

  • Drive CapEx delivery within our Central / Workington Facilities and improve on year on year turnover
  • Ensure full compliance with NNL Project delivery procedures.
  • Ensure all Projects are delivered within the defined governance constraints for both Facilities 
  • Support initiatives in Project delivery improvements where the opportunity arises
  • Ensure Projects are delivered safely at all times, in particular at Project stage handover

The Ideal Candidate

Essential Criteria for Project Manager: 

  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • Has demonstrable substantial knowledge and experience applying the following independently, in complex situations whilst supporting the development and supervision of others in applying the following; 
    • Planning and controlling finances of programmes and or portfolios as a means of driving performance and as part of the organisation’s overall financial management
    • Preparing and maintaining an overall schedule for resource use, which avoids bottlenecks and conflicting demands, and sequencing outcomes, to enable the efficient realisation of benefits
    • Gathering independent evidence that the information from projects is valid and that projects are likely to achieve their aims
    • Developing, maintaining and applying quality management processes for project activities and outputs
    • Consolidating and documenting the fundamental components of projects (scope, schedule, resource requirements, budgets, risks, opportunities and issues, and quality requirements)
    • Identifying and monitoring portfolio, programme and project risks (threats and opportunities), planning and implementing responses to them and responding to other issues that affect projects
    • Developing, maintaining and applying quality management processes for project activities and outputs
    • Managing reviews at appropriate points during and after projects, which will inform governance of projects by providing evaluations of progress, methodologies and continuing relevance
    • Implementing where necessary, protocols to change the scope of projects, updating configuration documents as require
  • Ability to obtain SC level security clearance (this includes but is not limited to identity, employment, financial and criminal record checks plus 5 years’ worth of UK residency)

Desirable Criteria for Project Manager: 

  • APM Level 1 and 2 Risk Management
  • CDM awareness

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.

Recruitment Agency Notice

We operate a strict Preferred Supplier List (PSL) for the provision of recruitment services. Only agencies on our PSL may provide CVs and only when the role is released to them by our recruitment team. We will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL. We explicitly reserve the right to add candidate details from unsolicited CVs from non-PSL agencies into our own candidate database and to pursue/hire such candidate(s) without any obligation, financial or otherwise, to the agency concerned.

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