Project Director (Nuclear Defence), Helensburgh, Scotland

Manchester - Quay West, Edinburgh, Cockermouth, Glasgow
10 Jun 2019
08 Jul 2019
Project Management
Contract Type

Project Director (Nuclear Defence), Helensburgh, Scotland

Are you a highly successful project manager / director looking to join a diverse, award winning practice? We specialise in the development and delivery of major nuclear defence projects. This is an exciting position which is centred around leading one of our major infrastructure projects for a key nuclear defence client.

This role can be based from any one of our Glasgow/Edinburgh/Cockermouth or Manchester offices, weekly client site visits between Helensburgh and Glasgow are to expected 2-3 nights/week.

Please note: Mandatory requirement to be able to attain MoD SC clearance.

Your Role

  • Fulfil the role of Project Director on major Defence Nuclear Projects (design to construction)
  • Forge strong working relationships with clients and become part of their integrated project teams
  • Liaise with the wider, multi-disciplinary team to ensure that projects are delivered successfully
  • Be a positive addition to the growing team and assist in the development of the residential infrastructure capability within the region.

About You

  • Mandatory requirement to be able to attain MoD SC clearance and therefore the role is only open to UK Nationals
  • Ideally an industry recognised professional qualification in project management and/or development
  • Experience working on civil nuclear and preferably defence nuclear projects ranging from £50M to £250M CAPEX with significant experience leading projects from concept, design and constuction
  • Experience of NEC3/NEC4 contracts and preferably accredited
  • Efficient and collaborative approach
  • Experience managing project teams
  • Ability to build strong working relationships at all levels
  • A strategic thinker with the ability to convey ideas both verbally and in report form to clients, external stakeholders and the design team
  • Able to adapt strategies in line with changing priorities
  • Able to use modern management techniques to deliver projects successfully

About WYG

WYG is an award-winning, professional services firm operating from more than 50 locations across the UK, Europe, Africa, and Asia. We are driven by client service and underpinned by technical excellence. We help our clients to create and protect value and to manage risk. We are the partner of choice for organisations operating in complex or challenging environments.

WYG plc's shares are traded on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange.


A rewarding future is yours at WYG. We are committed to supporting your personal aspirations and, with clear career paths and a wide range of opportunities, your goals will always be within reach. Our blended learning experience will help you to develop all the skills and qualifications that you need to succeed. Fantastic flexible benefits and personalised rewards make up an excellent package.

WYG is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


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