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Our Vacancy

Electrical Project Manager

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent /
  • Bridgwater
  • 15/04/24
  • On site

Assystem is an international company with one mission: accelerate the energy transition around the world.

Every day, our 6,500 switchers located in 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Pacific Asia & Africa) connect their six thousand billion neurons to tackle the task of the century: switching to low-carbon energy.

We are a collective committed to the actors who are making the energy switch. Sharing our knowledge, expertise and values allows us to innovate and think differently about the energy transition.

Drawing on more than 55 years’ experience in highly regulated sectors subject to strict security and safety requirements, we provide our customers with engineering and project management services, as well as digital services and solutions to optimize the performance of complex infrastructure projects throughout their life cycle. The Group is currently ranked second in the world for nuclear engineering.

To ensure a viable, efficient, and reliable energy future for all

Job Description

At Hinkley Point C (HPC) we are building two new nuclear reactors, providing low carbon electricity for around six million homes. HPC is a vital part of the UK’s future energy strategy. As the first of the UK’s next generation of nuclear power stations, it is both of high profile and high complexity.

We are looking for a Project Manager to join our Turbine Programme, within the Conventional Island (CI) Area of HPC. As a Project Manager, you will provide leadership to ensure the effective delivery of activities in the programme to required safety, quality, time and cost targets, while recognising and managing the impacts of the programme on the wider Project.  Your role will be to build strong relationships to ensure project success.

HPC stands as a testament to innovative engineering, construction, and stellar leadership. This is an excellent opportunity for a Project Manager with exceptional leadership qualities to guide this ambitious endeavour.  


  • Driving the delivery of the contract or package activities to ensure they are delivered safely on time, to budget, meeting business & technical requirements.
  • Developing and implementing strategies and plans in line with the overall programme execution plan (PEP), setting out how the programme of work will be managed, organised, and executed.
  • Maintaining effective communications with all stakeholders and executing the project or PEP strategies within their contract or package of work.
  • Monitoring and manage the progress of the programme – track progress against milestones, deadlines, budget and provide key stakeholders with reports on these matters.
  • Anticipating, managing, and resolving issues within the contract or package. Identifying risks and facilitating the resolution of all issues raised, developing, and updating the programme budget, and escalating any issues to the Delivery Manager.
  • Ensuring that lessons-learnt and knowledge-capture are practiced as business as usual.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all project team members.


My profile

Professional Qualification in Project Management such as APM PMQ or other recognised qualification.


  • Track record of delivering projects in complex environments, from concept to handover, within a technically complex and dynamic environment, ideally within the Nuclear Energy sector or similar regulated environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Project Management and working knowledge and management experience of engineering and/or construction activities.
  • Able to demonstrate strong skills and experience in project management, financial management, change management and facilitation.
  • Proven successful experience in engaging multi-level stakeholders including contractors, consultants, and advisors.
  • Working knowledge of CDM Regulations.
  • Understanding the needs of nuclear quality and how nuclear quality is assured and controlled.
  • Experience in the design, manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment is preferred.
  • May have a degree or similar qualification in engineering, construction or related field (but not essential).



 **Security clearance**

This role requires the successful candidate to hold a minimum of a Security Check (SC) clearance without any caveats to that clearance.

Due to the nature of work this role will be delivering and for the protection of certain assets, the successful candidate has to be a UK national or in MoD approved cases a Dual National from a non-ITAR country.

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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