Nuclear Job of the Week - Senior Project Manager, Berkshire


Berkshire, England

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19th December 2018


12 months

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SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER x 3, Contract, Nuclear , Berkshire

Morson International are working with a confidential client who has an urgent requirement for a Senior Project Manager to be based at their nuclear site operation in Berkshire.

Applications are invited from candidates with a solid track record of success in this field within a nuclear licenced site environment. This contract role offers an excellent hourly rate to a suitably experienced and qualified professional.

Purpose and Scope:

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the overall operation of a project/contract to include the safety and well-being of its employees, safeguarding company funds and property, and generally represents the company with respect to the customer.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Working under the supervision of a senior PM or above demonstrates and provides project leadership in their area of responsibility.

  • Identify potential project problems or opportunities, analyse the issues using all appropriate resources, develop alternatives, and arrive at the most optimum approach to mitigate problems or exploit opportunities.

  • Ensure development and adherence to the project Work Breakdown Structure, Asset Management, and Workflow Management elements.

  • Expand the Project Execution Plan for subsequent phases (Project Initiation, Project Execution, Construction, etc.) and communicates and coordinates the implementation of the enhancements with the project team.

  • Establish track and report status against key performance indicators or contractual metrics on a routine basis.Participate in the establishment of project organizational structure in support of proposal efforts.

  • Demonstrate command of the schedule goals, key milestones, and approach to the work embodied in the schedule.

  • Ensure that a firm scope-based schedule baseline is established and properly resourced.

  • Manage performance and progress against the plan and ensures accurate forecasts with commensurate action plans.

  • Review, report and manage key performance measures defined within the contract. Implements corrective measures when measures are outside service levels or bandwidths.

  • Consistently meet or improve upon the established schedule goals in their area of responsibility.

Candidate Criteria:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction, Project, Facility Management or other relevant discipline or demonstrated equivalent

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is recommended.

  • Must have experience of managing the full project cycle, covering initial design through to commissioning

  • Due to the nature of this role the successful applicant will be required to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

  • Strong preference for previous experience delivering projects in a nuclear licenced site environment.

  • PM should be from a mainly contracting background.

  • PM should have experience of managing the full project cycle, covering initial design through to commissioning.

  • Due to the nature of this role the successful applicant will be ideally SC Cleared.

Interested in the role you can apply for the role at Morsons here.

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