Assistant Project Manager - Nuclear Construction, Engineering

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    Bristol, England

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    £40000 - £44000 per annum + Additional Benefits

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    Leah Lamonby

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Assistant Project Manager - Nuclear Construction, Engineering

Location: Bristol (Travel in Europe required)

We are actively looking to secure an Assistant Project Manager to join Experis.

Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.

Job Purpose

Within the Multi-disciplinary team, the Assistant Project Manager will support the Project Manager(s) with the delivery of the works during all project lifecycle phases (design, procurement, manufacturing, delivery, installation, commissioning) within the following task areas:

  • Health, Safety and Environmental management
  • Nuclear Construction Excellence support
  • Design Management (deployed through the Supplier, Contract Engineering Leads, and Technical Management and Acceptance teams)
  • Change Management
  • Quality Management and reporting
  • Schedule review and progress reporting
  • Financial assessment, control and budget reporting
  • Contract administration support and reporting
  • Procurement
  • Risk and Opportunity management synopsis and reporting
  • Stakeholder liaison and influencing
  • Process improvement.

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinate meetings with key internal and external project stakeholders
  • Coordinate and attend Multi-Disciplinary Team and Programme Management meetings
  • Assist with the management of technical meetings and driving resolution of technical issues
  • Track and manage documentation (knowledge of PowerBI a bonus);
  • Identify and implement process improvement initiatives and promote continual development of challenging collaborative working behaviours to maintain efficient and effective delivery relationships between Design, Procurement, Pre-construction Planning and Construction teams;
  • Production of Project documentation to successfully deliver the Project scope
  • Develop and implement management systems, to support delivery and quality as specified by the Project Controls Department
  • Ensure the wider business arrangements are implemented, as appropriate, within the Programme of works and advise the management team of any necessary actions to ensure this
  • Facilitate internal communications within the Project Delivery Team and the wider Project teams

Project Management:

  • Support on tasks required to support the Project Manager's delivery of the project scope
  • Liaise and interface with other key teams on specific tasks to support the principle task of delivery of the project scope
  • Develop, implement and provide ongoing support towards the use of management systems, which support delivery and quality of the outputs from the Project Controls Department, including planning and document control processes
  • Participate and provide support to the Teams with regards to compliance with approved procedures.
  • Ensure that a full and auditable archive of project decisions is maintained to document the project evolution and history.
  • Support the project management functions of the technical work streams to help ensure they are completed on time and on budget

Essential Skills:

  • Masters in a technical field (Elec, Mech, Manufacturing, etc)
  • Implementation of project management and organisational skills, which has been secured by practical experience and a qualification.
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills, able to communicate effectively and interact with senior managers
  • Exceptional ability to build relationships, influence and work collaboratively within complex, internal and external, multidisciplinary groups
  • Budget analysis and forecasting
  • Commercial awareness
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within tight timeframes
  • HNC/HND or Degree in an engineering, construction, physics or other related field
  • Good knowledge of CDM Regulations
  • Demonstrable experience of managing projects through the project lifecycle
  • Understanding the needs of quality and how quality is assured and controlled

Desirable skills:

  • Electrical Engineering background
  • Working towards Chartership of relevant professional body
  • Working towards Membership of the Association of Project Managers or able to demonstrate an understanding of the APM project management Body of Knowledge principles
  • Experience of FIDIC and/or NEC
  • Experience in the Nuclear Industry
  • Technical knowledge of Nuclear Safety Case is beneficial.

Key Competencies:

  • Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Results orientated
  • IT literate: MS Office (Excel), CEMAR and PowerBI. Knowledge of the principles of Primervera P6

If you have the above skills, plese submit your profile in the first instance