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Junior Project Manager (PMR Barnwood)

Junior Project Manager (PMR Barnwood)

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Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Project Management
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Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood are recruiting for a Junior Project Manager to be based at Barnwood.  The PMR team within the Clean Energy Generation Services UK business is looking for a skilled and experienced Junior Project Manager to join our team supporting our key client EDF, and the their Nuclear Reactors at their UK plants, on our long term framework with them. The GSUK team has an annual turnover in excess of £40M, contributing to the wider Clean Energy target. The PMR team is split across multiple locations in the UK; from our home office in Knutsford, the client head office at Barnwood and at various plants around the UK. You will be part of a large client lead team at clients head office in Barnwood, supporting multiple projects within the UK wide project portfolio. You will support either the EDF Project Manager or EDF Senior Project Manager in managing allocated work from assignment to close out covering all duties related to work delivery as requested (set to work) by the Project Manager or Senior Project Manager in order to ensure that the work is conducted in a safe, timely and effective manner to its conclusion.


The Junior Project Manager role will vary depending on the specific assignment undertaken but would typically involve the activities below:

  • Identifying, implementing and complying with applicable technical, safety, environmental and quality standards, company procedures and policies and other relevant legislative and regulatory requirements
  • Support the Project Manager with day to day activities required to deliver work in line with the project plan including safety, quality, schedule and cost objectives
  • Facilitate, run and chair project meetings (including regular progress meetings) as required and delegated by the Project Manager
  • Prepare and maintain project documentation including Project Definition Document, Quality Plans and other documents as required
  • Prepare Enquiry specifications and support the process of contractor selection and contract placement
  • Review and, where delegated by the Project Manager, approve project documentation including contractor’s project documentation where applicable
  • Carry out financial and technical appraisals of project options. Perform feasibility studies, site surveys and liaison with designers, engineers, safety case specialists and station staff as required
  • Manage the delivery of assigned small projects, jobs and tasks ensuring that the work is conducted in a safe, timely and effective manner in line with the relevant procedures


To the Project Manager/Senior Project Manager for:

  • Delivering allocated roles and tasks in a safe manner to the specified functional criteria, goals and objectives, compliant with appropriate legislation, Project Procedures and within the approved project baseline, scope, cost, schedule and quality requirements
  • Early identification of issues and/or concerns that either have the potential or will impact the project baseline
  • Providing accurate and timely information, data and reports regarding the project status, activities and performance
  • To the line manager for:
  • Managing assigned small projects, jobs and tasks ensuring that the work is conducted in a safe, timely and effective manner in line with the relevant procedures
  • Authorities:
  • Approval of Project Documentation within agreed limits and as delegated by the Project Manager, specifically excluding documents needing client technical review


Skills / Qualifications

  • Typically degree or equivalent qualification in an appropriate discipline with a formal Project Management (APMP preferable) qualification up to IPMA level D (Knowledge level 4 and Experience Level 0-3)
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation including Construction Design Management and Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Knowledge of budget monitoring, commercial awareness and experience at managing contractors
  • Strong understanding of the need for Quality within the project environment and familiarity with the use and structure of Quality Assurance documentation
  • Must be well versed in the preparation of reports and information using packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Suitable relevant project experience within engineering/construction projects, including the application of project management processes within an engineering/safety case led project
  • Experience of supervising and setting contractors/sub-contractors to work in their roles, experience in leading a project team and experience of operating within a central corporate support function
  • Mobility when required (within UK)


Leadership Competency

Safety is the Number 1 Priority; we must therefore always act in a safe, responsible manner. Whilst Safety is not a behavioural competence, it must underpin everything we do and the following behavioural competencies are required:

  • Business Acumen
  • Challenge and Change
  • Decision Making
  • Leadership Values
  • Building Relationships
  • Leading through Teamwork
  • Open Communication
  • Developing Self and Others
  • Achievement Orientation


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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