Programme Manager - Nuclear

Bristol, England
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2 months ago

Job Title: New Build Programme Manager
Location: Bristol
Business Unit: Cavendish Nuclear
REF: SF33041

Here at Cavendish Nuclear we are looking to recruit a Programme Manage for a unique opportunity to lead on Project Delivery for our New Build Business Unit, supporting activities at Hinckley Point C (HPC)

Job Purpose
Based our of our site in Bristol, the Programme manager will be primarily responsible for the management and growth of Cavendish Nuclear' s projects for Hinkley Point C outside of the MEH Alliance.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for our role in the Commissioning Alliance including harnessing expertise across wider Babcock International Group (e.g. QE Carrier Commissioning experience).

  • Responsible for delivery and tender of specific sub contracts e.g. waste handling plants.

  • Responsible for delivery and growth of design support packages to the MEH Alliance.

  • Responsible for delivery and growth to HPC including JDO, EPR Design Centre etc.

The applicant will need to demonstrate:

  • Exceptional Safety Leadership

  • Experience of significant (>£15m) Programme Delivery within a highly regulated industry; including design, manufacture and site construction and commissioning experience

  • Experience of delivery under NEC contracting arrangements

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills

Desirable experience:

  • Experience in delivery of high value projects within the Nuclear sector including design, manufacture and site construction and commissioning scopes across all aspects of the Nuclear industry lifecycle

  • Demonstrable understanding of Nuclear Quality Assurance and its importance in delivery of projects

  • An understanding of HPC and key stakeholders


  • A bachelor's degree in engineering / project / construction management or a related field;

  • Extensive experience in managing a portfolio of Projects to cater for SPM development

  • Ideally have a Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) Practitioner qualification

  • APM qualified preferably to Chartered Project Professional (ChPP)

  • IOSH Managing Safely or higher safety qualifications preferred

What else do I need to know?
* All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.
* We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview

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