Project Management Group Leader

16 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Ref: 2336
Job type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Culham, Oxfordshire
Salary: £53,992-£60,325 (inc MPP) pa dependent on experience plus industry leading benefits including an outstanding pension scheme
Closing date: 9th February 2018
Attachments: Web-2336_ProjectManagementGroupLeader_APV1.pdf

Harnessing the energy from Nuclear fusion, the process that powers The Sun, has been recognised as the ultimate grand challenge that will play a big part in our carbon-free energy future. The Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE) is part of the UK Atomic Energy Authority and is one of the world`s leading fusion research laboratories. Our scientists and engineers are working with partners around the globe to develop fusion as a new source of clean energy for tomorrow`s power stations. Our endeavours are truly at the
very cutting edge of science and technology where often no technical precedence exists and delivering first of kind engineering solutions are cherished.

Are you a project manager with a track record in delivering innovative projects bringing clarity to complex and uncertain environments that demand ground breaking performance within financial and time constraints?

Do you have experience of developing people and driving cultural change in line with organisation`s current and future aspirations? If so, we would like to hear from you.

We are seeking an experienced project manager with a proven track record in delivering challenging technical projects to time, cost and quality. You will lead a group of lead engineers, project managers and technical clerks in the delivery of projects in the Central Engineering Department at UKAEA. You will be expected to nurture excellence in the group both technically and managerially, as well as lead a significant programme personally.

Knowledge skills and experience

-Engineering or Science degree
-Professional Project Management qualification
-Fellow of relevant Professional Institute
-Track record of delivering complex technical projects to budget, time and cost
-Passion for ensuring good project management practices and culture
-A Pro-active approach to safety, with good appreciation of UK compliance requirements in design
-Strong commercial awareness with the ability to make sound economic decisions that maximise project value
-Good background knowledge and understanding of fusion science, technology and engineering
-Excellent influencing and collaboration skills-Familiarity with modern standards in the areas of Safety, Health and Environment, and Quality Assurance

Please download the application pack for further information.
Please note all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.
Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received. The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce. We operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time
working/job share/home working). Flexible working may be available with this role.