Senior Project Manager


Senior Project Manager

Advanced Reactor Technology



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. As a Senior Project Manager, you 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. Holtec Britain is looking for a well-rounded, technical and commercial professional, 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.

As a Senior Project Manager you will be responsible for:

  • 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.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Demonstrated experience within project management, project controls, or project engineering space
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the energy industry, preferably in the nuclear industry.
  • Excellent customer service, communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills.

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.

Bristol offers a vibrant community with excellent amenities, schools, a thriving tech community and a high quality of life. It provides easy access to various attractions and is well-connected to Wales, the Midlands and the South.

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.

Click the apply button now to send your CV, and we’ll reach out to discuss the role in more detail. Even if your CV isn’t updated, please send the most recent version, and let’s discuss your recent experience over the phone. For further information contact Olivia Mindrila at Thomas Thor via email at or call 0117 3741727.

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I am a Senior Search&Process Consultant focused on bringing qualified talent into the Nuclear Industry. I am set on pioneering nuclear energy being part of the solution for climate change. My passion for the industry drives me to open up discussions with anyone interested in learning more about it, and how they could become part of the journey to achieving NET ZERO.

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