Project Assistant

  • Job Reference: SF58058
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Manpower RPO - Babcock
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Project Assistant
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation: Competitive salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF58058

At Cavendish Nuclear we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Project Assistant, at our Leicester Radar Road site.

The role
As a Project Assistant, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary where you will oversee the full lifecycle (from quotation to delivery) to ensure that it's a streamlined process from end-to-end. You'll be part of a team who support our client EDF's fleet of nuclear power stations with spares to enable continuing operation.

Day-to-day, you'll deliver key project management functions in support of the overall project delivery, including schedule, financial and risk functions.

  • Management and delivery of several (circa 80) on-going enquiries and orders received into the Spares and Kitting department.
  • Support the development of accurate and up-to-date financial reporting to support business.
  • Manage the planning, monitor and control of work packages being delivered by other internal and external resources.
  • Apply the Business Management System (BMS) appropriately for the project and produce and communicate project-reporting data on project controls and finance systems.
  • Undertake aspects of stakeholder management and communications activities including visit to sites and support development of stakeholder management plans.

This role is full time, 37 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with 2-3 days in the office/onsite and 2-3 days working from home.

Essential experience of the Project Assistant:

  • Enthusiastic about getting into project management with an appreciation towards what a project lifecycle consists of

Qualifications for the Project Assistant:

  • Keen to learn and happy to work towards APM qualification
  • The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) security clearance for this role.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Flexible working - we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.
  • Growth opportunities.

Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 22/07/2024