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Location: England, Oxfordshire, Abingdon

Project Manager

England, Oxfordshire, Abingdon

Job Description

Job Opportunity: Project Manager at UKAEA
About Us:
UKAEA (United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority) is at the forefront of developing tritium life cycle solutions for sustainable fusion energy. Our Tritium Fuel Cycle division is dedicated to advancing scientific and economic benefits through high-impact research, development, and operational excellence. This position is based at UKAEA Culham in Oxfordshire, UK.
Position Overview:
We are seeking a talented Project Manager to join our Project Delivery Group. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in leading and managing medium-scale projects within the Tritium Fuel Cycle division, ensuring delivery to budget, schedule, and quality standards.
Key Responsibilities:
* Manage project(s) with budgets of up to approximately £10M, overseeing all aspects of project execution.
* Maintain oversight of projects, including estimate collation, planning, cost forecasting, and monitoring.
* Effectively deploy project resources, defining roles, responsibilities, and task sequencing.
* Evaluate and present decisions to secure project benefits, leading the identification of creative solutions to overcome obstacles.
* Collaborate with Project Sponsor to develop Project Management Plans and define project milestones and deliverables.
* Ensure effective communication within the project team and with stakeholders, reporting progress against milestones and key performance indicators.
* Manage project document development in compliance with UKAEA's Quality Assurance requirements.
* Promote a culture of safety, health, environmental, and quality practices aligned with UKAEA requirements.
* Liaise with other departments to ensure effective coordination and collaboration across interfaces.
Qualifications and Experience:
* Chartered status in a relevant STEM discipline.
* Proven track record of delivering complex engineering projects within budget, time, and cost constraints.
* Passion for good project management practices and safety culture.
* Strong commercial awareness with the ability to make sound economic decisions.
* Background knowledge and understanding of fusion science and/or technology and engineering.
* Excellent communication, influencing, and collaboration skills.
Required Professional Qualifications:
* APM Project Management Qualification.
* APM Practitioner Qualification.
* Prince 2 Practitioner.
* Agile Project Management Practitioner.
Additional Information:
Actively promote UKAEA's values, championing a culture of equality, diversity, and inclusion.
Occasional travel may be required for this role depending on assigned projects.

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