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Jacobs Programme Delivery Deputy Manager in Sellafield, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow, and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay, free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.

We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns, and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Client Programme Manager this site-based position will develop and execute projects and task associated with the CNSL portfolio on the Sellafield Site in Cumbria.

Supporting an integrated team, this role will offer a wide range of challenges whilst allowing for the opportunity to develop the programme strategy for future works.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s What You’ll Need

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Strong Management experience within the Nuclear Industry.

  • Day to day management of the Delivery Programme.

  • Implementation and embedding of the Redundant Asset process across identified areas/OU’s as identified by the Client Programme Manager.

  • Stakeholder management to ensure the Safety Case requirements are valid.

  • Coordination of tasks through design delivery with successful design sign off and authorisation to proceed.

  • Assistance to the Programme Manager in strategy development.

  • Financial Performance management of the Supply chain.


  • Experience of working within nuclear establishments & following Nuclear Professionalism Standards & Expectations 10 years - In depth knowledge of the legislative, regulatory, quality, and environmental requirements relating to nuclear engineering projects.

  • Will be required to pass a Medical to prove fitness to work in a Radiological environment.

  • Requirement to work in radiological environment, wearing relevant PPE.

  • IOSH Managing Safely qualified.

  • SC or DV Cleared.

  • Site based on the Sellafield site.

  • Strong knowledge of the Sellafield working procedures and processes.

  • Experience in working within the Active Area on the Sellafield site.

  • Self-starter, able to deliver to tight deadlines

  • NEC3/4 and CEMAR delivery experience.

  • Understanding of the CDM Regulations 2015.


  • Project Engineering qualification.

  • Held a SQEP position within the Sellafield Construction, engineering department.

  • Experience in working within restricted buildings on the Sellafield site.

  • Knowledge and Experience with Management of Contractors in a Nuclear Environment.

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here.

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