AECOM Deputy Fuel Director in Warrington, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151672BR

Position Title Deputy Fuel Director

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Energy

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - Cheshire

City Warrington

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We address the complete spectrum of energy challenges, including clean and renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon management, hydropower and dams, thermal, geothermal and wind power generation, and transmission and distribution.

Job Summary

AECOM is a partner company within the Parent Body Organisation which runs the closure contract Site Licence Company of Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL). DSRL is responsible for the clean-up and demolition of Britain’s former centre of fast reactor research and development and operates under a sole contract with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA).

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented and hardworking Deputy Fuels Director Programme Integration for immediate employment. Incumbent is expected to will deputise for the Project Director Fuels in matters related to programme delivery and be responsible for programme planning/monitoring control/management and delivery to time, cost and quality.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop an effective organisation to manage and deliver the project specific baseline (circa £200M) scope to the required safety and environmental standards and quality procedures/ specifications.

  • Develop and execute programme management plans and strategies, including analysis of dependencies, programme risks and assumptions, optimising plans to respond to change as necessary

  • Development of the additional £200M flask loading and irradiated fuels project

  • Coordinate the integration of the programme with external bodies that are delivering components of the integrated programme.

  • Manage internal and external stakeholders and Regulator programme communication and reporting requirements.

  • Perform the responsibilities of Management Appointments relevant to the post

  • Lead staff as a senior manager

Minimum Requirements

  • 15 years Project Management, 10 years Nuclear/Industrial

  • Ability to lead a team from beginning through to completion

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Science/Engineering Degree or equivalent qualifications plus experience

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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