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Project Support Officer

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Job Introduction

Job Description for Project Support Officer:

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.

This post will support the Capex team in ensuring – 

  • Organising meetings and booking rooms, on and offsite for the project.
  • Raising IT requests for the project team.
  • Booking various Training courses with SL contractor Training/Gen2/Trainrite etc.
  • Arranging and submitting P4 passes, Temporary Worker Forms, Itinerant Passes, Film Badge Forms and liaising with Sellafield Pass Office and Site Wide Contractors. 
  • Responsible for organising all inductions for contractors, NNL/SL staff, and regular visitors. All paperwork in place and escorts informed. 
  • Team Training- Training Matrix. Taken on the responsibility of team training records and to keep an up-to-date training matrix to ensure all staff are SQEP to undertake their role. 
  • Team purchase card: Responsible for purchasing materials and stationery when required. 
  • General administrative support for the team.
  • Coordinator of visits within B170- this covers NNL/ SL Personnel, Contractors, and Regulators.
  • Creation of presentations, organizing lunch and learn sessions.
  • Providing document control support.

Role Responsibility

Main Responsibilities for Project Support Officer:

  • Taking direction from the Customer Workstream lead, the post will ensure that:
    • Organising / minuting meetings, distributing documents etc. Control of the Portfolio reports and driving improvements.
    • Control of the Change control register at portfolio level (Entire Projects imported or exported).
    • Control / policing of the of the Project filing shared area.
    • Ownership of the PMA Org chart- collating change request forms and implementing said changes/ updates.
    • Management of PMA central server folder, e.g. management of permissions, access rights, adding / deleting personnel names as required.
    • Design of the Nucleus page.

The Ideal Candidate

Essential Criteria for Project Support Officer:

  • Experience of working in a project delivery environment.
  • Some knowledge of Document Control systems, processes and methodologies.
  • High level of IT skills and ability to use Microsoft Office tools and systems.
  • Excellent experience of Powerpoint and advanced ability to create presentations.
  • 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 Support Officer:

  • Project Management Experience.

About the Company

NNL is an incredible place to work A place where people do things that have never been done before A place where people push boundaries to further themselves, the business, and society as a whole.

This is a place where personal and professional opportunities are limitless. If you want to change the world, if you want to tackle climate change, if you want to help advance medical science, if you want to help put things in space, if you want to answer the big questions, if you want to work with extraordinary materials, if you want to meet great people, learn new skills, challenge yourself, work flexibly, and build a long successful career with the power to make a real impact… you can do it all here.

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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