Jacobs Project Manager in Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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About the Opportunity
Nuclear Power Programmes are delivering client critical works to some of our major UK and European Projects. Our embedded teams are delivering support to Hinkley Point C (New build power station in the South West), Sizewell C (located in the South East), helping develop technologies in SMR (Small modular Reactor) capability and working towards building Poland's first Nuclear Power station.
Working in both client facing and internal roles we are delivering major programme and project management capabilities throughout the project lifecycle. We are driving to deliver safe, high quality and to time solutions by thinking innovatively and working collaboratively.
The Hinkley Point C Equipment Programme is responsible for delivering the bulk of the mechanical, electrical and process equipment that will form the working power station. The contracts may be for discrete components or complete systems and will be delivered in partnership with NNB’s global supply chain. Contracts range from £250k to £150m. Input design is completed by the EDF Responsible Designer, with the detail design completed by the equipment supplier.
HPC Equipment Programme includes design, manufacture, and supply of Heat Exchangers, Filters, Pumps and over 25,000 valves. As a Project Manager, you will manage a contract or package of work supporting delivery of the Pumps, Tanks and Filters portfolio. Key responsibilities will be:
Drive the delivery of the contract or package activities to ensure they are delivered safely, on time, to budget, meeting business & technical requirements. Monitor and manage the progress of the programme - track progress against milestones, deadlines, budget and provide key stakeholders with reports on these matters
Anticipate, manage and resolve issues within the contact or package. Identify risks and facilitate the resolution of all issues raised, develop and update the programme budget, and escalate any issues to the Senior Project Manager
Undertake all contract administration activities (with support of a Commercial Manager) including variations, claims, technical queries and instructions.
Provide sufficient over site of the Tier 1’s supply chain to ensure Nuclear Safety is maintained – This could involve over 100 Tier 2 and 3 international suppliers per contract
Resolution of issues during the manufacturing process to ensure quality and schedule are maintained.
Management of all change to the contract including - scope definition, business justification and implementation of agreed change in line with associated governance.
Ensure level 3 schedules are developed and maintained for the contract or package of work. Ensure such schedules are consistent with overall Project schedules.
Where applicable ensure that Qualification for Nuclear Safety activities are completed to validate the performance criteria of the equipment.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Track record of delivering projects within a technically complex and dynamic environment whilst ensuring high levels of safety, security and environmental responsibility, ideally within the Nuclear Energy sector or similar regulated environment.
Able to demonstrate strong management skills including project management, financial management, change management and facilitation. Proficient in the use of estimating scheduling, programming and risk tools.
Experience of managing contractors, consultants and other advisors throughout large and complex construction projects, in a regulated environment.
Good presentation, influencing and facilitation skills. Excellent communication and organisational skills, able to develop relationships and maintain effective networks.
Degree and chartered status in an engineering, construction, physics or other related field.
Knowledge and / or practitioner of Project Management with experience of applying either; APM body of knowledge and OGC's Prince 2.
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