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Location: England, Oxfordshire, Abingdon

Project Manager

England, Oxfordshire, Abingdon

Job Description

Are you a project manager looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you have a track record of running sucessful projects, Are you able to communicate to all levels and back grounds?

Would you like to work in an exciting enviroment that is invested in researching a safe, sustainable solution to the worlds energy challenges in Nuclear Fusion?

Due to the stages in projects we are looking for various Project managers to ensure our project runb to time and budget.

The role of the Project Manager is to lead / manage one or more projects (depending on size/scale of the project and experience) and the project team on a day-to-day basis. The Project Manager is responsible for driving and overseeing the delivery of the project to ensure that the objectives are clearly defined and achieved within the agreed time, cost and quality constraints. The Project Manager has a key role in project governance and working with stakeholders, to ensure the agreed project outputs are delivered to enable benefits to be realised.

Accountabilities & Responsibilities
* Create and lead the project to deliver the agreed outcomes within time, cost and quality constraints.
* Day to day management and leadership of the project and the project team.
* Provide effective leadership and management controls in accordance with UKAEA corporate standards.
* Design the project structure and organisation appropriate to the stage of the project throughout the delivery lifecycle.
* Use industry standard and appropriate delivery methodologies in accordance with UKAEA standards and the stage of the project.
* Develop the budget and track delivery within budget.
* Manage effective transition between project phases and transition to business as usual at the end of the project.
* Deliver the agreed Business Case benefits and outcomes.
* Ensure appropriate Benefits Realisation Strategy is in place and monitor longer term delivery of benefits against the Business Case.
* Identify and manage stakeholder relationships and need for senior level support. Manage internal and external relationships as appropriate.
* Identify and monitor project risks and issues. Develop mitigating actions and escalate as appropriate. Identify and work with related projects to manage interdependencies
* Support effective governance and decision making. Provide reporting and engage in mechanisms that hold you, as Project Manager, to account for delivery.
* Engage with assurance reviews in accordance with UKAEA standards, and support action on recommendations. Organise assurance processes such as stage gate reviews, as required.
* Ensure effective Change Management processes are in place to agree and document changes to deliverables as agreed with stakeholders.
* Cascade vision and translate into delivery objectives for the team. Develop and maintain Project Plan. Identify and set appropriate Project Controls. Manage performance and report progress to sponsors.

* Demonstrable track record of end-to-end project management and successful delivery
* Experience of the full spectrum of project delivery tasks
* Experience of managing projects with diverse groups of technical stakeholders
* Experience of managing projects with significant amounts of uncertainty and ambiguity, e.g. in design stage or concept stage
* Ability to present information to a wide range of senior and technical decision-making stakeholders
* Proficient in the use of Office 365 tools
* Experience of managing projects in science/technical organisations
* Experience of using MS Project, Jira etc.
* Project/programme management qualifications e.g. APMQ; Agile project delivery; PRINCE2 Practitioner; APM CHPP; MSP Practitioner.
* Educated to degree level in project/programme management; and engineering related discipline or equivalent work experience.

Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

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