Handover Manager

  • Job Reference: R18099
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2023
  • Recruiter: AWE
  • Website: https://www.awe.co.uk/
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £42,000 to £65,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The role of our nuclear warheads is to deter the most extreme threats our nation might face. Not just now, but those that might emerge in the decades to come.

To enable the successful delivery of our important mission, we are seeking a Handover Manager who can manage, organise and control Handover activities on a portfolio of Projects or single Capital Project.

Throughout your career at AWE you can expect comprehensive training and development along with a working pattern that will give you every other Friday off!

Handover Manager

Location: Reading

Package: £42,650 - £65,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)

Closing Date: 16th June 2023

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)

  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training

  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services

  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)

  • Life Assurance

  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending

  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family

  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site

The role of Handover Manager will require you to work closely with Project teams, applying BSRIA soft-landing principals, which will support the successful handover of buildings and facilities. This role will require you to foster key stakeholder relationships with both internal and external customers to keep them informed of a project status and any issues that may impact completion.

We would welcome applications from candidates with experience within the nuclear enterprise under licence conditions or who have delivered projects within high hazard industries.

Though not to be considered a check list, we will be looking for candidates to demonstrate:

  • HNC or equivalent qualification in an engineering discipline or have proven experience working in a similar environment

  • Experience delivering nuclear or conventional projects to BSRIA soft-landing principals

  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills with the ability to work with cross functional teams

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Document control experience

  • Relevant experience in a project delivery role ideally with MOD or other Government Organisation

  • An awareness of supply chain methodologies

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated areas.