Project Manager

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Project Manager Culham Science Centre, Abingdon, gb
Salary: £52,293 (inclusive of MPP) + excellent benefits including outstanding pension
Confirmed Grade: Level 5
Department: PfMO   Company Description By 2050, the planet could be using twice as much electricity compared to today. Are you interested in contributing and helping to shape the future of the world's energy? If so, read on. Fusion, the process that powers the Sun and Stars, is one of the most promising options for generating the cleaner, carbon-free energy that our world badly needs. UKAEA leads the way in realizing fusion energy, partnering with industry and research for ground breaking advancements. Our goal is to bring fusion electricity to the grid, supported by tomorrow's power stations. In pursuit of our mission, UKAEA embraces core values: Innovative, Committed, Trusted, and Collaborative.   As an employee of UKAEA you will benefit from: Outstanding defined benefit pension scheme, details of which can be found at the end of this advert Corporate bonus scheme up to 7% and a Relocation allowance (if eligible) Flexible working options including family friendly policies Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders Emergency paid leave, Generous annual leave allowance (30.5 days) increased with length of service Wide range of career development opportunities A vibrant culture committed to being fully inclusive This role requires employees to complete an online Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS), including The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks for criminal convictions.   Job Description Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference? Join our team and contribute to the future of fusion energy. As Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role in providing management of project(s) of budgets of up to circa £10M, maintaining oversight of projects throughout the project life-cycle, particularly estimate collation, planning, cost forecast and monitoring, overall execution and project delivery. You will also be part of the effective deployment of project resources, through clear definition of roles and responsibilities, working methods, the sequencing of tasks, and evaluating and presenting decisions that secure the benefits the project is tasked to deliver.   Note: UKAEA offers hybrid working, this role is required to be in the office at Culham at least two days a week with both part-time and full-time options available.   Additional Responsibilities: Resolving obstacles to effective project delivery and leading the identification and employment of creative solutions to overcoming them Working with the Project Sponsor to develop a Project Management Plan that defines how the project will be delivered Overseeing effective communication within the project and assisting the sponsor through interactions with stakeholders, defining the project milestones and deliverables Managing project document development for a project lifecycle in compliance with the UKAEA's Quality Assurance and requirements Ensuring all project activities are undertaken in a systematic manner with a UKAEA's Project Delivery Life Cycle approach at the core of the technical solutions being followed to achieve project objectives Reporting of progress against milestones, changes, exceptions, budgets and other key performance indicators Ensuring that the project Safety Health and Environment (SHE) culture and working practices are in alignment with the UKAEA requirements Liaising with other Groups and Departments to ensure effective co-ordination and collaboration across interfaces and competing demands Providing management of project(s) of budgets of typical project expenditure £0.5-5M pa.   Qualifications Essential Requirements: Track record of delivering complex projects to budget, time and cost Passion for ensuring good project management practices and culture A pro-active approach to safety, with good appreciation of UK compliance requirements Ability to make sound budgetary decisions that maximise project value Excellent communication, influencing, and collaboration skills   Desirable Requirements: Qualification in relevant STEM discipline APM or Prince2 qualification Good background knowledge and understanding of fusion science and/or technology and engineering   Additional Information For a full list of benefits and to apply, select the apply button to be taken through to the UKAEA careers pages. We welcome applications from under-represented groups, particularly individuals from black and other ethnic minority backgrounds, people with disabilities, and women. Our Executive team, supported by our 'Equality, Diversity and Inclusion' (EDI) Partner and Inclusion Ambassadors, actively promotes EDI and takes steps to increase diversity within our organization. We reinforce best practices in recruitment and selection and evaluate approaches to remove barriers to success. Please note that vacancies are generally advertised for 4 weeks but may close earlier if we receive a large number of applications. For applicants applying from outside the United Kingdom or those who have spent time outside the UK in the last five years, please visit the UK Government website for information on criminal records checks. If your country of residence or previous residence is not listed on the website or if the UK Government does not have information on obtaining a criminal records check from that state, we regret to inform you that we cannot process your application.

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