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Project Manager

Orion Group
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Contract / Freelance
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

The role can be home-based with occasional trips to client offices near Oxford.

Job Description

We are a trusted delivery partner to clients in the nuclear energy sector.

Enthusiastic teams work together across disciplines including organisational transformation and integration, systems engineering, and program management to deliver full life cycle solutions from concept through to operations and decommissioning.

About the role

The Project Manager will be accountable to the Programme Lead and or Senior Project Manager and will be responsible for the management and oversight of their scope of works.

Responsibilities for the role include:

  • Managing their individual Service Packages and or scopes of work as per agree plans and deliverables.
  • Ensuring that the interdependencies and interfaces with other Service Packages, projects, stakeholders, and the Authorities are suitably addressed.
  • Deputising for and or representing the Programme Lead or Senior Project Manager.
  • Coordinating and managing workshops.
  • Monitoring and reporting progress against scheduled activities.
  • Proactively managing change, risks, issues, opportunities, and dependencies.
  • Processing and expediting document deliverables.
  • Preparation of the weekly and monthly dashboard reports and metrics

What we need

  • A track record of holding a project delivery type role on technology or delivery-based programmes.
  • Experience of applying User requirements and programme objectives to a project, driving business cases and management of customer objectives.
  • Experience in project management, project controls and contract management.
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of project management including risk management, change management and mitigation technique.
  • Working knowledge of schedule management and techniques to interrogate and proactively manage interdependencies.
  • Experience seeing projects through the full lifecycle.
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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