Project Manager (Engineering Support)


About the Company:

Our client is a major global player in the nuclear industry operating on a UK nuclear licensed site specialising in safe, cost effective and reliable uranium enrichment services. They are currently investing heavily to implement improvements and ensure sustainable operation of the site for the foreseeable future as well as exploring new and enhanced business opportunities. 

Our client is are committed to providing a flexible and hybrid working culture for everyone whilst actively seeking ways of working that allow people to grow and thrive in their roles. Our client offers excellent employment conditions such as a generous annual leave allowance and company pension scheme. Inclusion and Diversity is essential to them being able to best serve our business and strive to ensure that no one is treated inappropriately or disrespectfully at the workplace. 

Our client is committed to becoming a more inclusive and diverse organisation.  Candidates from racial/ethnic minority backgrounds and candidates who identify themselves as having a disability or health condition are currently underrepresented within the HR team and are particularly encouraged to apply so that we have the widest pool from which to choose the most suitable candidate.

Hybrid working is actively supported with the ability to work up to 2 days a week from home.

The person:

You must have experience working in a fast paced, dynamic working environmental, whilst ensuring safety and quality remain the guiding principles. You must have a technical background in an engineering discipline and experience in the delivery of a range of technical projects, preferably through all phases of the design lifecycle.  You must be comfortable working within varied teams and proactively engaging with a wide range of stakeholders in order to deliver optimal solutions. You must be self-motivated and driven to continuously improve upon previous performance.


The role:

The role will primarily involve managing the delivery of a portfolio of improvement projects across the Capenhurst site, each up to a value of £250k. It will include development of that portfolio to optimise delivery capability within the constraints of resource and funding, as well as planning the investment demands for future years.

The role holder will interface closely with technical teams both internal and external to UUK to develop appropriate scopes, schedules and delivery strategies to maximise the benefits that can be realised and communicate these plans with relevant stakeholders.

During interview we may assess you on the following behavioural competencies;

  • Team Leadership
  • Driving for results
  • Focus on performance
  • Working collaboratively
  • Challenger mentality


  • Remuneration:; The salary range for this role is £61,772 rising to £70,357. Annual pay reviews are conducted
  • Healthy Work-life Balance; The Company encourages all employees to effectively balance their work with their outside life. We promote a healthy work-life balance and offer a generous annual leave entitlement. The annual leave allowance is 25 days which increases by one day for every two years of service up to a maximum of 30 days. In addition, you will be able to accrue 13 Additional Days Off (ADOs) to be used flexibly. My client also offers a full suite of family friendly policies that you would expect from a progressive employer
  • Bonus; The Company operates a generous bonus scheme based on achievement of personal and company objectives.
  • Pension Scheme; As an employee, you will be eligible to join the Company’s Defined Contribution Pension scheme, with up to 16% employers contribution
  • Flexible benefits package: As an employee of Urenco you will provided with core benefits such as Life assurance and Income Protection. In addition, you’ll have an opportunity to purchase additional benefits that suit your lifestyle and take advantage of tax and NI savings.
  • Education & Training; We take pride in helping people learn and develop by supporting, accelerating and directing your learning. As well as the completion of mandatory health and safety courses, training packages will be offered to meet your specific needs. Supporting your learning at work is high on our agenda as it is important that the skills of our workforce meet current and future demands as well as supporting your continuing professional development


The role will be based at our Capenhurst Site near Chester. We offer free parking and there is a train station a few metres away from site with frequent trains to Chester or the Wirral.

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