Executive Recruitment

Head of Project Management & Construction Improvement

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Magnox Ltd
Closing date:
24th June
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Recruitment timetable

Closing date
Monday 24th June 2019
Longlist meeting
Monday 8th July 2019
Preliminary Interviews with Gatenbysanderson
w/c 8th July 2019
Shortlist Meeting
Friday 19th July 2019
w/c 22nd & w/c 29th July 2019
Final Panel Interviews
Tuesday 6th August 2019


We are helping to change Britain’s nuclear legacy into an environmental one. As one of the largest reactor decommissioning programmes in Europe, we are seeking to build a special team of world-leading professionals. A team that can help accomplish our mission safely, securely and cost-effectively. It’s a unique opportunity for talented individuals who want to help the country turn a corner.

The Head of Project Management and Construction Improvement is a crucial role at the heart of the Magnox organisation. As the primary functional lead for all Project and Construction Managers and Site Engineers across Magnox, the postholder will develop, own and implement Project Management standards and processes, providing a resource management capability for Programme Managers, to support the delivery of the Magnox programme portfolio. They will utilise their extensive experience in delivering technically challenging, large scale projects to lead on the development and implementation of improvement activities across the project lifecycle, including setting training and performance standards.

In this diverse and challenging position, you will spearhead efforts to drive cultural change across the Magnox organisation, shifting approach from operational focus to a project management ethos, embedding ownership of quality, cost and schedule pressures.

To be successful in this role you must have gained significant experience of managing and successfully delivering complex projects and programmes across multisite operations, gained within a relevant industry.  You will have extensive experience in commercial, engineering, project management and construction management, and will have an in-depth understanding of CDM15. You will possess the ability to lead, mentor and influence team behaviours, focusing on improving standards and processes to drive consistency across the Magnox organisation in collaboration with the wider NDA organisation.  You will bring a track record of leading change across a dispersed workforce.

For further information and to apply please visit www.JoinMagnox.com or speak to our advising consultant at GatenbySanderson, Adam Davidson on 0207 426 3964

Previous applicants for this position at Magnox need not apply​

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