Engineering & Delivery Lead (Nuclear)

Job details
Posting date: 12 April 2021
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 12 May 2021
Location: 90 Whitfield Street (916), W1T 4EZ
Company: EDF
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 17877-35100704

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EDF Energy is a core part of the EDF Group, one of the largest energy companies in Europe with key business operations in the UK, France, Italy and Belgium. We're the UK’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity, the biggest supplier of electricity by volume in Great Britain, the largest supplier to British businesses and we employ more than 13,000 people. We operate nuclear, coal and gas power stations, wind farms, and combined heat & power plants. We have a focus on safe, dependable energy generation and an ethos of service excellence. We are playing a leading role in new nuclear build in the UK to secure a bright future for the combined business and its employees.

Engineering & Delivery Lead (Nuclear), London, Competitive Salary & Benefits

The Opportunity

#WeAreEDF and are leading the transition to a cleaner, low emission electric future, tackling climate change and helping Britain achieve net zero.
As part of our plan to secure a low
- carbon energy future, EDF Energy is leading the way in building a fleet of safe, reliable nuclear power stations in the UK. Together with our partner China General Nuclear, we are now developing proposals to build and operate a new power station on the Suffolk coast, known as Sizewell C (SZC). Our mission is to develop the design and finalise the construction plan, build relationships with stakeholders and support all the necessary consent and licence applications. We are building an adaptable and agile environment, offering modern working arrangements and flexible benefits that have won EDF Energy national recognition for diversity and inclusion.

As the Engineering & Delivery Lead, you will drive the delivery of engineering work by the Responsible Designer (RD) and support the procurement of key contracts in order to advance the engineering and secure the supply chain to de-risk the SZC Final Investment Decision (FID), through the maximum possible replication of the HPC detailed design.

The Person

You will be accountable for the following main responsibilities:
• Take a global overview of the nuclear power plant Systems, Structures and Components (SSCs) within their programme, with a view to maximise replication from HPC and prepare for key contracts to be awarded• Build and maintain strong links with the project managers and engineers responsible for delivering equivalent scope at Hinkley Point C and implement all lessons learned• Prepare with the multidisciplinary team specific post-FID contracts (terms & conditions, contractual appendices and technical specification)• Drive the implementation of SZC site-specific design changes into the design deliverables in their programme, including contract specifications to enable robust pricing• Be responsible for the timely delivery of engineering studies by the RD or by key contractors and for ensuring they meet the needs of the SZC projectManage internal interfaces (between contracts and systems) and external interfaces (between programme scopes) to ensure a coordinated approach to design and delivery• Manage early engagement with stakeholders (including equipment suppliers) to identify obsolescence issues and other risks to replication• Manage the technical elements of the procurement process for specific contracts

The Skills

You will be able to demonstrate:
• Previous engineering or project management experience in nuclear, or a heavily
- regulated industry i.e. aerospace, oil & gas, energy or public sector works• Background in mechanical, electrical, process, systems or civil engineering for large industrial plants• Experience of coordinating multi-disciplinary design/procurement work and driving design/procurement teams to deliver on time• Good understanding of the complexity of major projects, including interface management between scope areas• Experience of the pre-tender and tender stages of procuring contracts for the design, manufacturing and/or installation of industrial equipment• Excellent communication skills in client-facing and contractor-facing situations

Competitive Salary & Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the opportunity to earn bonus.
Please let us know if you require flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application. We’re happy to talk flex in line with the requirements of this opportunity.
Why EDF?
We are leading the UK's nuclear renaissance, we’re constructing a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C, with plans for new power stations at Sizewell C in Suffolk and Bradwell B in Essex. Around a fifth of the UK's electricity is generated by our eight nuclear power stations, helping power our customers' homes and businesses. At EDF, everyone’s welcome. It’s a powerful statement of our intent to make sure we’re about the people who work with us – a rich and unique mix of backgrounds and experiences that’s vital to shaping a strong and fresh-thinking organisation like ours. Whoever you are and wherever you come from, we’ll embrace the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed.
Join us. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.

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