Assistant Project Manager

Job Description

Assistant Project Manager
Cavendish Nuclear
Leicester
Competitive salary
SF34061

About the role

Here at Cavendish Nuclear, we are proud to be the UK's leading supplier to the nuclear industry and a growing global force. The breadth of our expertise means we are able to offer unrivalled experience and specialist knowledge across all aspects of the nuclear energy life cycle, from design and build, through operations and maintenance, to decommissioning, waste management and remediation.

We are looking for an Assistant Project Manager to operate in support of Project Managers covering specific project tasks within the EDF and Fusion Account Business, deputising for the lead Project Manager or sometimes managing non-complex projects under supervision and apply the central project management competencies to a sufficient level.

As the Assistant Project Manager, you will report to the Project Manager for Strategic Spares in support of project delivery for various power station clients within an annual portfolio turnover of c£2M. You will be expected to take direct personal control of project / task delivery as directed by the Project Manager for Strategic Spares. It is unlikely that you will have full-delegated accountability for project financial, commercial and resource decision-making but may apply these aspects under varying levels of supervision and/or sub project delegation.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Deliver key project management functions in support of the overall project delivery, including schedule, financial and risk functions.
  • Support the development of accurate and up-to-date financial and schedule estimates to ensure the project is accurately planned and reported
  • Manage the planning, monitor and control of work packages being delivered by other internal and external resources.
  • Apply the Business Management System (BMS) appropriately for the project and produce and communicate project-reporting data on Project Controls and Finance systems.
  • Undertake aspects of stakeholder management and communications activities are required and support development of stakeholder management plans.

As well as working for the most high-profile nuclear organisation in the UK, we also offer a supportive work environment where innovation is at the heart of what we do.

What do I need to do the role?

You will hold an APM Project Management Qualification or equivalent. You will have full project lifecycle experience and application of core project management techniques. You will have recent and relevant experience in a similar engineering environment, also you will have awareness of engineering principles and common project challenges.

What else do I need to know?

You will work a minimum of 37 hours per week Monday to Friday and we offer flexible working. In addition, you must be able to achieve the appropriate Security Clearance level for this role.


About Cavendish Nuclear

Cavendish Nuclear is the UK's leading nuclear services company, with a highly-skilled workforce and a growing international presence. Our people innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost across all aspects of the nuclear energy life cycle.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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