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Senior Project Manager

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Job Introduction

Job Description for Senior 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.

Senior Project Manager responsible for a Program of CapEx Projects to be delivered out of our Central / Workington Facilities. Reports to the CapEx Senior Project Manager Lead for CapEx delivery. Primary responsibilities include:

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

Role Responsibility

Main Responsibilities for Senior 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.
  • Provide and ensure full Program governance for both Facilities. 
  • Pursue 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 Senior Project Manager: 

  • IOSH Managing Safely.
  • APM PMQ.
  • Ability to achieve SC clearance. 

Be experienced in the following: 

  • The selection, development and management of teams. Identifying, addressing and resolving differences between individuals and/or interest groups.
  • Empowering and inspiring others to deliver successful projects.
  • Agreeing contracts for the provision of goods and/or services, monitoring compliance and managing variances. 
  • Managing stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests.
  • Identifying and monitoring portfolio, programme and project risks (threats and opportunities).
  • Managing reviews at appropriate points during and after projects, which will inform governance of projects by providing evaluations of progress, methodologies and continuing relevance.
  • Identifying, defining, evaluating, planning, tracking and realising the business benefits of programmes. 

Desirable Criteria for Senior Project Manager: 

  • APM Level 1 and 2 Risk Management.
  • CDM awareness.
  • Management of successful programmes.

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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