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Project Manager

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
England, Berkshire, West Berkshire
£42950 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
10 Aug 2022

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AWE has an exciting and diverse portfolio of complex, large capital build and core technical/scientific projects to deliver. We are now seeking dynamic and adaptable Project Managers with a proven track record of delivery in these disciplines to time, cost and quality.

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year including bank holidays, plus every other Friday off)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

Salary from - £42,950

Location - Reading area

What you will bring:·

  • Demonstrable leadership and the ability to build strong focused teams
  • High energy levels to ensure successful project delivery
  • Skills to create and update all project documentation, including Project Management Plans and supporting Risks, Assumptions, Actions, Issues & Dependencies
  • Experience of project management tools and techniques for budgeting, change management and project goal setting
  • Ability to effectively prioritise workload, resources and deadlines within high pressure complex environments
  • A proven record to drive project deliverables forward, working cooperatively with teams who have a broad range of skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with staff at all levels
  • Excellent customer and key stakeholder relationship skills
  • Knowledge of methods to track project deliverables including implementing key performance indicators and producing project progress reports
  • Risk techniques to manage project risks and interdependencies with efficient mitigation and contingency plans
  • Experience to manage projects through a lifecycle and the associated governance, including stage gate approvals
  • Ability to solve problems and deliver results through creative solutions and collaborating with cross-functional teams
  • Desire for continuous improvement through evaluation of both successes and failures
  • Positive attitude and willingness to be hands-on in a fast-paced, growing company

"This job role is suitable for hybrid working, which is an informal, non-contractual and voluntary arrangement, blending a balance of attendance in the workplace (your permanent duty station) and working from home as a personal choice. If you are successful, any opportunities for hybrid working will be discussed with you prior to you taking up your post.

The successful candidate is required to carry out all their duties from a UK location and cannot do so from an overseas location at any time. "




We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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