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Location: Swindon, South West England, United Kingdom

Construction Delivery Manager

Swindon, South West England, United Kingdom

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Construction Delivery Manager
LOCATION: Hinkley Point C
YOU MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING: Experience working in a Nuclear Environment



Job Purpose / Overview

The Area Construction Delivery Manager takes responsibility for activities in the field relating to the construction of a designated section of the works and its on site facilitation. It includes day to day on site supervision, direction and monitoring of activities on the site, and providing input into planning the site and the works in a way to most safely and efficiently deliver the project.

Contextual Information

Operating Environment

Hinkley Point C is a nuclear site, based in West Somerset, 15 miles from Bridgwater. The NNB ambition is to build two major EPR nuclear plants, and the position will be part of HPC site construction team. Due to the scale of this project, the programme duration and the immovable completion date, the Area Construction Delivery Manager should have experience in delivering large projects.

The Area Construction Delivery Manager has responsibility for the delivery of the ancillary buildings section of the Works. This responsibility extends to all construction and related activities, reporting to the Construction Delivery Lead and includes logistics planning and implementation in collaboration with the site wide logistics team, programming and planning, monitoring and close out of authorities' obligations and conditions, client liaison, and staff management.

The scope will cover all civil/building works:

• Construction and delivery of Civil Engineering Works associated with the Construction of the Ancillary Buildings; incoming services coordination
• Surveillance of the Ground works, Structure, envelope, MEP and fit out
• Managing NNB Field Changes and Non- Conformity processes
• M&E, IT&T, FF&E coordination with The end user contractors
• Commissioning and Handover of building to Site Operations/ FM team

Framework & Boundaries

The Area Construction Delivery Manager will take responsibility for tactical logistics planning for individual works sections in support of the work completed on strategic logistics. Thereafter, they will be responsible for the detailed planning and implementation, in collaboration with the rest of the HPC Delivery Team.
This post will supervise the activity of the Ancillary Buildings Contract Partner and interfaces with follow on packages.

Principal Accountabilities

• Support and coach the contract partners in their delivery of the works packages to enable efficient delivery of the of their sections works.
• Recommend temporary measures to mitigate against safety and/ or quality concerns. Follow up by taking appropriate and proportionate action (e.g. issue communications, call meetings) to avoid the halt of works.
• Ensure clear, two-way communication with the relevant Construction Delivery Lead so that all activity and issues are directed appropriately
• Proactively communicate with other site teams (H&S, contract, project controls, logistics) and Delivery Managers to maintain good communication links, and ensure activity is well and timely reported.
• Contribute information on specific area to weekly and monthly reports, as well as issuing and maintaining performance and KPI indicators.
• Support and provide clear direction to the NNB Delivery Managers responsible for the areas of work to ensure process and procedures are followed, and updates communicated.


• EDF Energy will be working as Principle Contractor to deliver this Major Project.
• The post holder will be based at Hinkley Point C and may be required to travel to other company locations in the UK and possibly Europe as required.
• Manage and coordinate delivery of service contract partners.

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience


• Ability to contribute to the management of a high performing team that continuously outperforms expectations and objectives
• Experience of construction sequencing, recovery plans and resource allocation; on a dynamic, fast track programme.
• Good understanding of the post holder's obligations under CDM Regulations
• Working knowledge in the delivery of large projects (Complex steel and concrete buildings with detailed interfaces with end user and MEP fitout during construction period).
• Be able to write informative, concise and meaningful reports
• Motivate and energise staff and contract partners by building a climate of trust and understanding and actively seeking alternative views and opinions.
• Possess excellent organisation and communication skills
• Tertiary qualifications in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Construction management, or equivalent vocational training and experience
• Manage a team and collaborate with other senior managers to effectively manage operations of the site, inputting effectively to avoid impact to other MDT's on the project.
• Adopt a results-focussed mind set, using initiative wherever possible and taking personal responsibility and accountability to ensure necessary action is taken to deliver excellence, value and quality.


• Experience of operating in a high security environment advantageous (highly regulated industry)
• Experience within the Nuclear environment is advantageous but can be off-set by experience within Civil Engineering or Construction
• Knowledge of French can be an advantage

Key Competencies


• Puts Health and Safety at the top of the agenda.
• Operates in an ethical manner - acts with honesty and integrity.
• Maintains a composed, professional and positive attitude.
• Works as directed to achieve work objectives even in difficult circumstances.


• Willing to respond to reasonable requests to do tasks that go beyond normal scope of job
• Wants to do things well and consistently delivers to best of own ability.
• Prioritises and plans effectively, preparing contingencies to ensure delivery.


• Actively listens to others, respecting differences of opinion, thoughts and beliefs, even if not necessarily in agreement.
• Co-operates with others to help achieve broader team goals.
• Shares expertise, guidance and support with others.


• Shows a willingness to try out new methods and ways of doing things.
• Looks for opportunities to make improvement.
• Generates ideas and is receptive to new and alternative solutions.
• Presents key points with confidence and belief to engage others.

Technical Competencies

The Office of Nuclear Regulation requires a specific level of nuclear specific knowledge that is graded to reflect seniority of the post. The requirements cover general industry competencies gathered by education, training and experience. HPC site specific requirements will be gained by an extensive HPC specific training programme that all employees must attend.

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