Role description

Project Manager

Role description

We are looking for several Project Managers to deliver an end-to-end project work scope within either Radioactive Waste Operations & Transport, or Nuclear Decommissioning, for Cyclife UK – part of EDF.

EDF is the world’s leading nuclear power station operator, currently operating 71 reactors in France and the UK. As such, EDF has a vision to become the European Leader in Decommissioning and Waste Management, providing services to other nuclear operators and ensuring mastery of the decommissioning process for its own fleet. To support this vision, EDF has established the Cyclife Group to deliver commercial decommissioning and waste services in the market. Cyclife currently has four business lines covering: Consultancy, Site Projects, Waste Treatment and Decommissioning via a nuclear-licensed waste treatment facility in Cumbria and international facilities in Sweden and France.

Thomas Thor Associates are proud to be the exclusive recruitment partner of Cyclife UK. Cyclife’s decommissioning concept is a waste-led solutions approach, in response to nuclear industry operational and decommissioning challenges. The UK business is embarking upon a period of considerable expansion, making this an exciting time to join them and be part of their ambitious Cyclife journey.

Thomas Thor Associates are proud to be the exclusive recruitment partner of Cyclife UK. As a key player in Decommissioning and Waste Management, Cyclife is a brand created by EDF Group dedicated to decommissioning project and waste issues.

Please click on the apply now button to send us your application – or contact Clare O’Brien at Thomas Thor for further information.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills


  • Developing and executing effective execution strategies and plans in line with the overall project strategies and plans.
  • Ensuring the relevant project risks are identified and managed/mitigated as appropriate.
  • Managing the quality, schedule and cost for the project scope to the agreed baseline.
  • Delivering fit for purpose work in a safe manner to meet or better the project baseline cost, schedule and quality requirements.
  • Identifying, implementing and complying with applicable safety, environmental, quality, company procedural, policy, legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Applying an appropriate level of priority for safety and quality to ensure that Nuclear Safety is well supported by effective project delivery.
  • Maintaining effective communications and executing the project strategies within your team.

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience leading and delivering projects in complex, technical and highly regulated environments.
  • Experience of Nuclear Decommissioning or Radwaste project management or related technical disciplines
  • Experience of major construction projects, decommissioning projects, or nuclear projects
  • Supply Chain Management and/or Bid Management experience
  • Conflict resolution, being able to recognise, anticipate and effectively deal with existing or potential conflicts or disconnects at individual, team or strategic levels.
  • Demonstrably strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.
Evelin Farkas