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Our Vacancy

Project Manager

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent / Project Management
  • Bristol
  • 24/05/24
  • On site

Finding solutions to climate change is the priority of the 21st century and means switching to low-carbon energy. At Assystem, our mission is to accelerate the energy transition worldwide. To achieve this, our 7,500 Switchers combine their historical engineering expertise and project management with digital technologies.

In our 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Asia) of operation, we are working on the production and distribution of low-carbon electricity, through the development of nuclear and renewable energies. We are also supporting the modernisation and development of energy grids, managing the setup and siting for new transmission and distribution networks, and using hydrogen to decarbonise the transport and industry sectors.

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

The Sizewell C Nuclear Island (NI) Project Manager is accountable for the SZC (Sizewell C) project progress follow-up for the following activities:
• NI Auxiliaries
• NI Utilities
• Primary and Secondary circuit
• Electrical & Diesels
• Civils

The Project Manager is responsible for:
• Support to and close collaboration with the Senior Architects to implement the replication strategy from HPC to SZC for the NI Programme
• Plan, monitor and control the RD activities on the NI Programme in conjunction with the following stakeholders:
o RD Internal entities: Edvance, DIPNN/Direction Industrielle/TEGG, DIPNN/Direction Technique/SAE.DS
o External suppliers / contractors
o Employer / clients (NNB/SZC)
o Technical disciplines
The position is operationally attached to the Sizewell C Senior Architect’s (senior project manager) team.

As a Sizewell C NI Project Manager, you will:
• Coordination of the Task Order preparation for NI scope, preparation of Change Requests related to Task Order changes and annual SZC offer preparation
• Monitor delivery and ensure that the project List Of Deliverables (LOD) and project schedule are up to date
• Management of risks & opportunities associated with NI Programme.
• Management of design changes and configuration management
• Preparation of and/or contribution to contractual communications such as Early Warnings, Compensation Events, Technical Queries
• Oversight of the budget and associated monthly gap analysis in collaboration with the cost managers and Senior Architect(s)
• Establishment and delivery of the monthly reporting for the NI Programme, which is integrated into the RD reporting
• Organization of the progress meetings with NNB and management of interfaces with NNB on the NI Programme scope
• Identification and management of interactions between the NI Programme and other engineering sequences.
• Interface with internal contract managers and contract engineering leads
• Primary point of contact with the Project Control and PMO teams

My profile


  • 5+ years of experience in Project Management 
  • Technical / engineering experience
  • Experience in similar large and complex project(s)
  • Flexible and pragmatic solution focused approach to project management
  • Fluent in English


  • Experience of nuclear engineering project(s)
  • Experience of electronic document management systems and scheduling software
  • Relevant project management qualification
  • Chartered membership of a professional engineering institution
  • Knowledge of French

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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