Project Manager - International Site Services

Bristol, United Kingdom
Full Time
Mid Level

Holtec International, a supplier of products and services to the worldwide nuclear power industry, is seeking experienced Project Managers to join our International Site Services (ISS) Team to lead site-based work. The Position is offered by Holtec Britain as a member of the Holtec International family.

This role requires specific focus on installation, commissioning and operation of equipment on clients power stations. The ISS Project Manager will report to the ISS Program Manager and will be based out of the UK office in Leiston, Suffolk. The position will require regular travel both in the UK and abroad up to 30% of the year on short term projects (generally less than 6 months in duration). This position will work with the Corporate PM to manage the overall relationship with the customer.

The ideal candidate will be well-rounded in engineering and project management and capable of operating independently. In addition to developing and maintaining relationships with clients, the candidate must be highly motivated, results-oriented and capable of interacting with business executives.


Minimum Responsibilities:

  • The Leadership, Management, and oversight of all site-based portions of the project, delivering successful project outcomes in all areas, and maintaining high standards of professionalism, required from working in the nuclear industry.
  • Communicating effectively and professionally with everyone associated with the project.
  • Providing operational and strategic direction for the site project team.
  • Setting a personal example in health safety and environmental matters through strong, visible leadership. Acting as a safety champion for all company and sub-contractor employees.
  • Maintaining high standards in environmental awareness and behaviour.
  • Driving quality delivery through effective planning a right-first-time delivery.
  • Leading and managing the project site team, ensuring high levels of commitment, morale, and motivation at all levels.
  • Adopting, maintaining, and promoting cost-conscious management through efficient use of all resources.
  • Maintaining a good working relationship with the client and their project management and supervisory team and the supply chain.
  • Ensuring realistic work programms are prepared, managed, monitored, reviewed, and updated according to the requirements of the project and contract.
  • Ensuring all necessary site-based appointments are made with suitably trained and experienced staff.
  • Using appropriate and effective communication methods such as recorded internal weekly progress meetings to communicate with the whole project team.
  • Keeping line management appraised of potential risks and opportunities associated with the project and the potential for future work opportunities.
  • Maintaining a close working relationship with the company and all relevant departments to maximize support for the project and for opportunities to share knowledge.
  • Management and development of all safety files, such as Method Statements and Risk Assessments.


  • All candidates MUST possess the following:
  • Degree, in Engineering or related discipline.
  • Successful experience and performance at Project Management on industrial sites or construction sites.
  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent leadership and project management capabilities as strong attention for client stakeholder management.
  • Must be willing to travel in UK and abroad, 30% of the year.
  • Excellent customer service, communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.

Desired Experience/Qualifications:

  • Project Management Qualifications APM (PPQ or PMQ) or PMP.
  • 5 years of experience in the nuclear, construction, petrochemical, or power generation sector.
  • Previous experience working in Nuclear is preferred but not essential.


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