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Senior Project Manager – Nuclear Island Civil Works

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Senior Project Manager – Nuclear Island Civil Works

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a leading global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm. We work hand-in-hand with our clients, across every aspect of transport, energy and the built environment to build a more balanced, sustainable and resilient world. The Egis Group has decades of experience and a team of 18,000 employees in over 120 countries around the world.

In particular, Egis has been involved for 70 years in the design of nuclear plants for EDF, as well as nuclear installations for the CEA (research facilities) and for ORANO (uranium enrichment and spent fuel recycling facilities). Over the last decade, this expertise has been enhanced through our involvement into major projects paving the way for nuclear industrial renewal: research reactor on material ageing under irradiation Jules Horowitz, research reactor on fusion reaction ITER, latest generation of water-cooled reactors EPR, sodium-cooled fast breeder reactor ASTRID.

As a result of our continued success and growth in the UK, we’re looking for a Senior Project Manager - Nuclear Island Civil works to lead a team in the detailed design and execution of civil works for nuclear island buildings, ensuring projects meet their objectives in terms of quality, time, and budget.

Job description


In this critical role, you’ll not only oversee project planning, scope definition, and cost control but also identify and capitalize on commercial opportunities to ensure minimum revenue, order intake, and profit margins are achieved. As the primary liaison for consortium and client interactions, you will drive project excellence and innovation, ensuring alignment with the strategic goals of the Nuclear Reactor International market.


Key responsibilities will include:

Leadership and Team Management:

  • Provide guidance and leadership to a team of project managers.
  • Ensure clear communication of project objectives, deliverables, and timelines.
  • Mentor and develop project managers to enhance their skills and performance.
  • Foster a collaborative team environment that encourages accountability and high performance.

Project Planning and Execution:

  • Oversee the full scope of Sizewell C 1000 series contracts, including planning, design, execution, monitoring, and closure.
  • Ensure that all projects adhere to industry standards, safety regulations, and quality requirements specific to nuclear construction.
  • Manage multiple project timelines concurrently, adjusting as necessary to meet changing needs and requirements.

Cost Management:

  • Develop and control project budgets to ensure financial objectives are met.
  • Implement cost-saving measures without compromising on safety or quality.
  • Provide regular financial reports to senior management on project progress.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for internal stakeholders and external clients.
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders to manage expectations.
  • Negotiate with contractors and suppliers to achieve favourable terms.

Excellence and Innovation:

  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement within the project management team.
  • Identify opportunities for innovation in processes, tools, and technologies.
  • Lead initiatives that enhance efficiency, reduce costs, or improve quality.

Commercial Strategy and Revenue Growth:

  • Proactively identify and exploit commercial opportunities to ensure revenue, order intake, and margin goals are met or exceeded.
  • Collaborate with Business development and marketing teams to align project deliverables with market demands and opportunities.

Risk Management:

  • Proactively identify potential risks associated with projects.
  • Develop risk mitigation strategies to minimize impact on project outcomes.


  • Prepare comprehensive status reports for senior management.
  • Document lessons learned and integrate them into future project phases.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • PMP certification or equivalent is highly desirable.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in project management within the nuclear industry or similar highly regulated environment.
  • Proven track record of managing large-scale civil construction projects with a focus on detailed design.
  • Strong leadership skills with experience managing multidisciplinary teams.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and stakeholder management skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of industry best practices, safety standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Proficiency in project management software (e.g., MS Project, Primavera P6).


Diversity & Inclusion:

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we strive to build a workforce that truly reflects the communities we represent. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. If you decide to apply for an opportunity with us, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and every one’s contribution as this builds our culture and means that if you work with us, you will be included, listened to, and respected.


Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required