Lead Nuclear Project Manager

April 15, 2024

Job Description

Due to continued business growth, we are looking to recruit a Lead Project Manager to join a well established Engineering business based near Glasgow.

The successful candidate will be required to lead an established Projects team to deliver on a number of high level Nuclear projects therefore a strong leadership and technical background is a must for this position.

The Ideal candidate will have a demonstrable background in a Lead/ Senior Projects capacity with strong technical knowledge of rotating equipment ( Pumps/ Valves/ Motors) also with experience dealing with Nuclear projects

Candidate may also be required to travel to supplier sites international so a willingness to travel is a must.

Hours options to flexible working available after initial probation period.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Overall responsibility for Nuclear projects
  • Responsible for the overall execution of the projects, including all elements of execution: Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost, following Business Standards and Procedures
  • Lead Nuclear projects risk profile, and identify and incorporate lessons learned
  • Review and approve monthly progress reports and schedule updates, ensuring changes in scope, durations or start/finish dates are fully explained and mitigated
  • Write proposals for variations and negotiate to a successful conclusion with the client
  • Ensuring project milestones and goals are met
  • Organising and attending both internal and external meetings as required (national and international travel is required)
  • Coach and mentor all members of the project team and identifying suitable further training to develop them
  • Actively seeking business development opportunities in the Nuclear sector
  • Actively improve processes and procedures within the Project and suggest adaptations for broader business use.
  • Overall liaison and co-ordination with the workshop and test teams to ensure timely actions in hand for project execution
  • Providing comprehensive and timely updates to the Managing Director on the projects progression

Skills / Qualifications

  • Strong background in a Lead or Senior Project Management role
  • Demonstrable technical background with knowledge of rotating equipment ( Pumps/ Valves/ Motors)
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Qualified to a minimum HNC Level within a relevant engineering discipline
  • Strong Commercial knowledge
  • Prince 2 or similar qualification preferential.
  • Valid Passport and willingness to travel as required.