Senior Project Manager

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Senior Project Manager

Next-Generation Nuclear Power Design

UK

Sector: Nuclear R&D

Category: Engineering

Join Holtec Britain, a member of the Holtec International family; a global leader in designing an unconditionally safe and secure source of clean energy. Holtec has received funding from the FNEF to advance its SMR programme, and is building its brand new team based in Bristol.

The first assignment is Lead PM for the Holtec SMR Generic Design Assessment (GDA) project, with subsequent assignments on similar projects following completion of the GDA. This position will manage the overall relationship with the UK Regulators and the UK Department of Energy Security. The position will require regular travel to client offices and regulator offices within the UK. The ideal candidate will be well-rounded in technical and commercial aspects and capable of operating independently. In addition to developing and maintaining relationships with clients, the position includes administrative responsibilities such as pricing preparation, and regulatory compliance oversight. The candidate must be highly motivated, results-oriented and capable of interacting with business executives.

Principal duties include:

  • Project planning and execution within budget, on-schedule, and to the regulators and DESNZ satisfaction.
  • Responsible for overall project execution, schedule, budget development and maintenance, payment milestones, monitoring earned value.
  • Interfacing directly with Holtec’s US teams.
  • Performing Contract and Change Order Management in accordance with Holtec’s standard processes.
  • Approval of design changes, specifications, engineering analyses, and drawings.
  • Identify qualified subcontractors; agree T&Cs and scope.
  • Management of subcontractors, scope and spend, ensure effective communications to build a stronger working relationship.
  • Project briefing and reporting to all stakeholders, including the CEO and CFO.
  • Ensure Export License Compliance for exports out export-controlled material of UK.
  • Mentorship and guidance of junior team members.
  • Initiate and develop new opportunities to expand Holtec’s business.
  • Build and maintain relationships with new and existing clients and partners.
  • Attend conferences and marketing events as required.

Additional Responsibilities (depending upon candidate’s technical capabilities and interests)

  • Support review of contracts with Holtec’s legal team and add value with regards to risk identification and mitigation strategies.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • >10 years’ experience, with relevant project management, project controls, or project engineering experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the energy industry, preferably in the nuclear industry.
  • Excellent customer service, communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated increasing responsibilities across relevant work history.
  • Eligible to work under 10 CFR Part 810.

Preferred Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or scientific field
  • Experience using Primavera.
  • Familiarity or experience within the nuclear industry including industry expectations for change management processes.

Holtec International is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

This is a remarkable opportunity to contribute to the development of next-generation nuclear power technology with a global leader. If you’re seeking a dynamic role in an emerging technology and energy marketplace, apply now to be part of our multidisciplinary team.

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Search and Process consultant with experience in operations, corporate, and nuclear recruitment in Benelux, Nordics, and UK markets. Passionate about people, different cultures, and mentalities. My role is to bring the most innovative talents to the nuclear industry, find the best opportunities for them, and develop a new relationship between Thomas Thor recruitment partners and potential candidates.

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