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Project Controls Manager

Job Description

The Project Controls Manager will be responsible for the planning, scheduling, cost control, risk management, and reporting of a nuclear project in the UK. The role involves managing a team of project controls professionals and collaborating with stakeholders including project managers, engineers, and clients to ensure project success.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain the project controls plan and associated procedures

  • Implement and maintain the project schedule, including resource loading, critical path analysis, and progress monitoring

  • Manage project budgets, track costs, and prepare financial forecasts

  • Monitor and manage project risks, including the identification, assessment, and mitigation of risks and opportunities

  • Ensure accurate and timely project reporting to stakeholders, including progress updates, cost reports, and risk registers

  • Lead and mentor a team of project controls professionals, providing guidance, coaching, and development opportunities

  • Collaborate with project managers and engineers to ensure project objectives are achieved within scope, schedule, and budget constraints

  • Liaise with clients and other stakeholders to manage expectations and ensure alignment with project goals

  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, standards, and procedures, including nuclear safety and security requirements


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Project Management, or a related field

  • At least 10 years of experience in project controls in the nuclear industry, with a track record of successful project delivery

  • Strong understanding of project management principles, practices, and tools, including scheduling, cost control, risk management, and reporting

  • Knowledge of nuclear safety and security requirements and regulations

  • Experience in managing a team of project controls professionals

  • Excellent communication, leadership, and stakeholder management skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Proficient in project management software and tools, including Primavera P6, Microsoft Project, and Excel


This job description is a general outline of the key responsibilities and qualifications required for a Project Controls Manager in the UK Nuclear Industry. Actual job requirements may vary depending on the specific company and project.

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The salary for a Project Controls Manager in the UK Nuclear Industry can vary depending on factors such as years of experience, location, and the specific company or project. However, according to salary data from various sources, the average salary range for a Project Controls Manager in the UK Nuclear Industry is between £60,000 to £90,000 per year. This can also vary based on additional benefits and bonuses that may be offered by the employer.

Requirements

The job requirements for a Project Controls Manager in the UK Nuclear Industry may vary depending on the specific company and project, but typically include:


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Project Management, or a related field

  • At least 10 years of experience in project controls in the nuclear industry

  • Project Controls Skills:

  • Strong understanding of project management principles, practices, and tools, including scheduling, cost control, risk management, and reporting

  • Knowledge of project controls software and tools, such as Primavera P6, Microsoft Project, and Excel

  • Experience in managing project controls for large and complex projects

  • Ability to analyze and interpret project data and identify areas for improvement


Nuclear Industry Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of nuclear safety and security requirements and regulations

  • Familiarity with the design, construction, and operation of nuclear facilities

  • Understanding of the nuclear industry supply chain and procurement processes


Leadership and Communication:

  • Strong leadership and management skills

  • Ability to lead and motivate a team of project controls professionals

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to build relationships with stakeholders and manage expectations


Problem-solving:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to identify issues and risks and develop solutions

  • Ability to make timely and informed decisions based on available data


Compliance:

  • Knowledge of relevant regulations, standards, and procedures, including nuclear safety and security requirements

  • Ability to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations and requirements.

Pros and Cons

Here are some of the pros and cons of the role:

PROS

  • Challenging and rewarding work in a complex and high-profile industry

  • Opportunity to work on large and complex projects with significant impact

  • Good career prospects and opportunities for advancement

  • Competitive salary and benefits package

  • Opportunity to work with and learn from experienced professionals

  • Potential for international travel and exposure to different cultures

  • Opportunity to contribute to the development of clean energy and sustainable infrastructure

CONS

  • High level of responsibility and accountability for project success

  • High-pressure environment with tight deadlines and demanding stakeholders

  • Potential for long working hours and significant workload

  • Complexity of the nuclear industry can make the work challenging and technical

  • Risk of exposure to radioactive materials in some roles, requiring strict safety protocols and procedures

  • Potential for regulatory and legal scrutiny and consequences for non-compliance.

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