Project Manager

/ contract / £50 per hour assignment rate

Our client is currently recruiting for an experienced Project Manager with a background in Nuclear to be engaged on a contract basis in Preston, Lancashire.




Working under the guidance of a director, or Senior Project Managers, responsible for the delivery of a project management service from feasibility through design, construction and handover.




  • Planning, directing and co-ordinating the team's activities to manage and implement projects and/or interrelated projects from initiation to final close down.
  • Determines and monitors and reviews all project economics to include costs, operational budgets, staffing requirements, resources, and risk.
  • Identifies and assembles the appropriate blend of resources to meet project needs and requirements 
  • Plans, schedules, monitors and reports on activities related to the project.
  • Adheres to the established project control and reporting procedures and manages changes in operational plan.
  • Undertakes status review meetings among project team members and customers. Advises Senior Management on project management capability and risk.
  • Controls project requirements, scope and change management issues.
  • Creates communication plans, ensuring that appropriate information exchange among key stakeholders.
  • Knowledge/Skills




  • Bachelor's degree in applicable disciplines are Project Management, Engineering, Business, Construction Management or related technical discipline required; Advanced degree in Project Management, Engineering or Business.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and Primavera or Microsoft Project.
  • Knowledge of a number of aspects of the nuclear cycle (reprocessing, waste management, decommissioning, power generation)
  • Familiarity with UK regulatory regimes (ONR, EA, etc.)
  • Proven leadership and management skills
  • Knowledge and experience of budgeting and resource allocation procedures


Personal Qualities


  • Advanced interpersonal skills such as effective verbal and written communications
  • Ability to lead and direct complex team structures
  • Able to develop relationships with stakeholders in upper management positions
  • Ability to analyse problems, establish facts and make complex decisions with little to no supervision.
  • Ability to drive change/ changes in working practices
  • Knowledge and experience of budgeting and resource allocation procedures