KBR Engineering & Procurement Civil Project Manager in ENG, United Kingdom

Title: Engineering & Procurement Civil Project Manager

Location: GB-ENG-Leatherhead

Job Number: 1076870

KBR have an excellent opportunity for a Project Manager professional with sound experience in the Nuclear sector.

This is a fantastic opening with a chance to be a key member of a significant, large scale, project.



Job Title


Engineering & Procurement Civil Project Manager

Job Capsule:


Reports to:

Programme Manager

Based at:

Leatherhead hire with assignment to project location in the West Country

Areas of Responsibility:

This role will work within the nuclear sector.

This role has the potential to influence the following areas: nuclear safety, radiological and environmental, security, safety cases and industrial safety.

This role discharges statutory duties as defined in UK Law.

Managing overall civil engineering deliverables for the Engineering and Procurement project scope.

Managing the planning, engineering and procurement of the design contract.

Supporting the development of budgets and schedules, supporting the management of performance and reports and initiating actions to assure objectives and schedules are met within the allocated budget.

Supporting the development and maintenance of a high performing project team.

Supporting the resolution of problems and coordination of the final turnover of scope of work to the Owner.

Supporting communications and presentations to the Owner.


Qualifications, Experience and Skills


A degree in an appropriate discipline

Training in:

Sensitive Nuclear Information (SNI) Control Procedure

Construction (Design and Management) Regulations

Health and Safety

Knowledge of European Construction Institute (ECI) best practice

Knowledge and experience of working with joint ventures, alliances and consortiums.

Experience with lump sum and reimbursable contracts.

Ability to effectively organise and staff a multicultural project team in a matrix organization.

Knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies.

Knowledge and experience in contracts/subcontracts formulation, risk analysis, negotiations, and implementation.

Knowledge of cross functional work processes and interface knowledge, especially Project Controls, Supply Chain management, Quality management and the ability to manage the relationships/interfaces with management and functional groups.


Chartered Professional of an appropriate professional Institution (i.e. Institution of Civil / Structural Engineers), or equivalent.


Core Responsibilities and Duties

Manages the contract and project management relationship: to scope, to cost, to schedule and to regulatory requirements.

Manages the civil engineering contractual commitments to ensure (i) that the work is being performed in accordance with the specifications, drawings and terms of the contract, (ii) that a trend program is in place and (iii) that change orders and claims are processed in a timely manner.

Responsible for overall co-ordination and management of the Civil Budget.

Drives the civil engineering deliverables in support of the overall project execution plan in conjunction with the main supplier.

Participates in the civil engineering estimating plans, proposal plans, proposals, and contract formulation.

Participates in civil engineering purchase order contract negotiations including the negotiations of deliverables and the schedule for such deliverables.

Supports the reviews and provides recommendations for commitments on major civil engineering purchase orders, contracts, and sub-contracts, and recommends critical changes to these documents if required.

Drives the civil engineering design works to comply with the contract requirements using the design review as the baseline.

Provides assurance that the required technical specifications are implemented and best practices/lessons learned are reviewed and incorporated as applicable.

Supports the drive for assurance that the designs are in accordance with the applicable Environmental, Safety & Health (EHS) program.

Participates in the integration of work plans of multiple execution units or entities.

Manages the interface and hand over of the required civil engineering packages to the Owner and the civil construction contractor. Promotes the use of constructability reviews during project execution.

Manages change management for the civil engineering scope in compliance with the project guidelines.

Drives assurance that all communications on the contracts are documented.

Manages the drive for project control systems to (i) measure progress/performance, (ii) provide early warning of deviations from the plan, and (iii) identify corrective actions to be taken.

Identifies quality requirements and ensures that the proper processes are identified and implemented to achieve contractual quality commitments.

Supports the Document Control and Records Management processes.

Coordinates the documentation and software turnover package to the Owner at the end of the project.

Ensures that customer standards for documentation and electronic files are maintained, as appropriate.

Supports training opportunities for project personnel.

Promotes the management concept of Continuous Improvement (CI) among all members of the project team.

Initiates, promotes and continually practices team building.

Promotes, monitors and mentors the concept of total installed cost (TIC).

Conducts periodic project and Owner’s meetings consistent with the project communications plan for the civil engineering scope of work to promote and facilitate communication, review progress/performance, discuss issues and facilitate problem resolution.

Prepares the structure to support the civil construction contractor (e.g. clarification request, NCR management).

Supports the team that supports the Owner in construction, commissioning, start-up, performance testing, initial operations and prime contract close-out.

Supports the processes to (i) document all turnover activities (ii) obtain the Owner’s final acceptance of the work and (iii) close out the project.

Job: Project Management