Construction Delivery Lead (9th May 2022) England


  • Provide support to the Construction Delivery Managers by recommending temporary measures to mitigate against safety and/or quality concerns. Follow up by taking appropriate and proportionate action (e.g. issue communications, call meetings) to avoid the cessation of works. This includes, but is not limited to, review of documents, assurance audits, etc.
  • Drive works on site and ensure contractor performance is in line with the agreed programme. Escalate concerns to the Senior Construction Delivery Manager and provide solutions to recover/mitigate, following dialogue with the contractor.
  • Proactively communicate/co-ordinate with site functions (H&S, quality, surveillance, commercial, project controls, logistics) and Construction Delivery Managers to maintain good communication links, and ensure activity is well and timely reported. This will also include regular attendance at pre-start briefings and supporting the delivery of key messages to the contractor’s organisation.
  • Organise and conduct PLOD/PLOW meetings with the contractor, ensuring outputs are recorded and issued to the Senior Construction Delivery Manager.
  • Undertake and record safety and/or assurance inspections that support the project HSPI’s.
  • Ensure clear, two-way communication with the Senior Construction Delivery Manager so that all activities and issues are directed appropriately.
  • Work closely with the contract PM’s to provide support and guidance for responses to contractual correspondence.



  • Will be working as Principle Contractor to deliver this Major Project.
  • The post holder will be based at H and may be required to travel to other company locations in the UK and possibly Europe as required.
  • Manage and coordinate delivery of service contract partners.


Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience


  • Ability to contribute to the management of a high performing team that continuously outperforms expectations and objectives
  • Experience of construction sequencing, recovery plans and resource allocation
  • Good understanding of the post holder’s obligations under CDM Regulations
  • Working knowledge in the delivery of large projects
  • Be able to write informative, concise and meaningful reports
  • Motivate and energise staff and contract partners by building a climate of trust and understanding and actively seeking alternative views and opinions.
  • Possess excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Construction management, or equivalent vocational training and experience
  • Manage a team and collaborate with other senior managers to effectively manage operations of the site
  • Adopt a results-focussed mind set, using initiative wherever possible and taking personal responsibility and accountability to ensure necessary action is taken to deliver excellence, value and quality.


  • Experience of operating in a high security environment advantageous
  • Experience within the Nuclear environment is advantageous but can be off-set by experience within Civil Engineering or Construction
  • Knowledge of French can be an advantage


Technical Competencies

The Office of Nuclear Regulation requires a specific level of nuclear specific knowledge that is graded to reflect seniority of the post. The requirements cover general industry competencies gathered by education, training and experience.  site specific requirements will be gained by an extensive  specific training programme that all employees must attend.