Assistant Project Manager

Millbank Holdings
Gloucester, UK
24 Aug 2019
26 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking to take the next step in your project management career? We are working with a client who is looking for an Assistant Project Manager to assist on various nuclear projects based at their HQ in the Gloucester area. If you have an eye for detail, have support projects in a highly regulated environment and want to work with a leading company, then this is the role for you.

Roles and Responsibilities:

A skilled Junior Project Manager to is required to support projects related to Nuclear Reactors at various UK plants, on a long-term framework.

Junior Project Managers are accountable to the Portfolio Project Manager (PPM) for successful delivery of all aspects of their assigned projects. The Junior Project Manager sets the project execution strategy in agreement with the PPM and uses a cross-functional project team to deliver the project safely in line with company policies and procedures, achieving established goals and objectives within the agreed baseline. No direct reports.


Identifying, implementing and complying with applicable safety, environmental and quality standards, client procedures and policies and other relevant legislative and regulatory requirements

Applying the client project controls standards and developing, maintaining, reporting and trending an accurate project baseline

Securing, assigning and maintaining a project team containing all the resources required to successfully deliver the project, including specialist support staff

Leading and coaching the project team members creating a positive team working environment

Identifying and assessing risks and implementing effective risk mitigation strategies

Managing assigned projects from concept (Gate A) to close out (Gate D) and maintaining effective integrated project execution strategies and plans

Implementing and maintaining effective communication to the project team and all stakeholders including Station, Regulators and central support functions to ensure full understanding and commitment to the deliverables

Meeting the specified project functional criteria Controlling scope and cost to the agreed project baseline, instigating and managing change control as necessary

Contract management responsibilities where delegated in the F3 Nomination of Contract Roles form

Maintain regular involvement of and communications with the Project Sponsor ensuring that any control arrangements identified, as part of the implementation of Licence Conditions, are adhered to during the lifecycle of the project (for new plant this includes specific arrangements under SLC 19, 20 and 21)


To the Line Manager

Delivering the project 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

Implementing and maintaining a competent, effective and efficient Integrated Delivery Team within the clients HR framework

Minimising the project risks (threats) and maximising opportunities

Maximising the project efficiency and effectiveness

Early identification of issues and/or concerns that either have the potential or will impact the project baseline

Proposing, agreeing, implementing and reporting corrective actions to secure the project baseline

Providing accurate and timely information, data and reports regarding the project status, activities and performance, making use of earned value management where appropriate

To the Project Sponsor:

Maintaining alignment of the project to agreed outputs and success criteria

Initiating change control with the Project Sponsor should the agreed outputs or success criteria be impacted by any project changes

Documenting any post-Gate D activities that the Project Manager will complete

Disseminating relevant learning opportunities via the Operational Experience system and/or the Lessons Learned system as appropriate

Approvals in principle are as follows:

The assignment of key project personnel Project execution strategies and plans

The commitment of sanctioned project funds within delegated financial powers

All scope and change control variations within agreed limits

Contract management tasks as delegated via the F3 form including instruction of supply chain partners within agreed limits


Minimum 2 years project and/or engineering experience.

Flexible and willing to undertake a broad range of project management tasks.

Work with other technical engineers and scientists to develop the detailed scopes of work for each project and work package and ensure that they seamlessly integrated with each other to deliver the work programme.

Some experience of managing technical sub-contractors.

A good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.

Ability to obtain Security clearance (CTC level).

Millbank are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

Millbank operates as an Employment Agency and Business

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