Jacobs Project Manager – Dry Fuel Store Campaign 2 in Leiston, United Kingdom

Project Manager – Dry Fuel Store Campaign 2


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 77,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

With more than fifty years of Nuclear experience, Jacobs has unrivalled nuclear capability and provides full life-cycle solutions to our nuclear clients. Services include programme and project management, design and engineering, reactor support, construction, commissioning, operations, maintenance, (radioactive) waste management, decommissioning and clean-up.

We have consistently delivered value and innovation to technically challenging and complex nuclear and environmental-related projects by offering multidisciplinary capabilities, technical expertise, proven processes and a commitment to regulatory compliance, health, safety and quality workmanship.


The current Jacobs Framework supports the client in the following Discipline Areas:

  • Project Management;

  • Project Engineering;

  • Quality Management & Engineering;

  • HSE Management & Engineering.

The client owns and operates 8 nuclear, 2 coal and 1 gas-fired power stations, plus gas storage facilities, renewable assets and two administration offices. The coming together of the coal, gas and renewable assets with nuclear stations makes it the largest electricity supplier by volume and the biggest generator of low carbon electricity in Britain, providing 25% of the UK’s total electricity.

SZB has a requirement to manage a campaign of loading spent fuel into it’s Dry Fuel Store facility. This is an integrated engineering and operational programme comprising of:

  • Pre-Campaign Maintenance

  • ‘Must-do’ plant and equipment modification work

  • DFS Campaign 2

  • Associated planning, contract and cost management

Reports to: Projects Portfolio Manager (PPM)

Note1: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the responsibilities & activities that the job holder may be required to undertake

Note2: Travel costs to the workplace are not paid

Note3: Expected to attend site during normal working hours Monday to Friday – 40hrs per week

Note4: Please provide travel plan to Leiston to undertake this role / salary expectation / current notice period on Cover Letter with this application



  • Degree education as minimum standard

  • Experience of working in Nuclear Sector

  • Experience of delivering projects in Radiation Controlled areas

  • Previous experience working on EDF sites is an advantage

  • Experience of managing non-UK based Contractors is an advantage

  • Experience of NDA funded programmes

  • Must recognise the importance of nuclear safety and zero harm

  • Knowledge of budgets, cost control and commercial awareness

  • Experience in delivering additional ‘value’ and value engineering

  • Good organisational and time management skills

  • Proficient in MS Office

  • Experience in delivering additional ‘value’ and value engineering

  • Excellent communications skills & interpersonal skills, including questioning for clarification and establishing of facts, observation and active listening

  • Have a working knowledge of EDF Investment Delivery (ID),


  • Awareness of EDF standards & procedures beneficial but not essential

Security Clearance:

  • BPSS level security clearance required

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have celebrated over 10 years of our culture of caring - ‘BeyondZero’. We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) initiatives. When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:


We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Leiston

Req ID: ATE0000IP