Contract Manager (SZC)

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Aztec West, Bristol with flexibility of working from home, minimum of 3 days a week in the office.



Do you have working experience in Contract Management? With clear knowledge of best practice Contract Methodologies?


If so, join us as a Contract Manager and you’ll join one of the most exciting and ambitious projects within EDF, as we continue to lead the rebirth of nuclear in the UK.


The Opportunity…
EDF EPR Engineering UK (EPR-E) established in 2023, is responsible for delivering the design for a number of NI buildings, systems and equipment contracts for the Hinkley Point C EPR Project through an integrated team, support to HPC construction and commissioning activities, and preparing design replication feasibility and engineering activities for the Sizewell C Project. Therefore, a Technical Directorate is being created, responsible for the engineering disciplines and technical expertise required to deliver the different engineering projects through integrated teams in EPR-E.


For the SZC Project, work on the replication strategy and some early design studies are already underway and being delivered and managed from both France and UK.

The activities to be performed in the frame of the Sizewell C (SZC) project have been captured in the Nuclear Service Agreement (NSA), which will take effect at the FID. This contract is largely based on NEC contract type, with different pricing mechanisms linked to different risk profile per scope. The supplier side is constructed with the supplier as a Consortium between EDF and Edvance, Edvance being in charge of the Nuclear Island part of the overall design.

We are looking to recruit for the role of Contract Manager for the SZC Project.

Pay, benefits and culture…
Alongside a competitive salary between £55,000 – £65,000, depending on experience. We offer a competitive benefits package, including a company pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the opportunity to earn bonus.
At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.
We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.
We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.

What you’ll be doing…

  • Contractual analysis of the terms and conditions of the Contract (NSA) to provide expertise on supported area of scope.
  • Implementing the set of specific project procedures for commercial management.
  • Following the validation/approval of the contractual change, kick off the technical instruction and coordinates all the actors (project, disciplines…).
  • Gathering all the elements constituting the response to the contractual event (technical description, cost estimates, schedule impact), and managing its handling through a dedicated contract management client portal (CEMAR)
  • Participating in the preparation of the technical description.
  • Consolidating the technical and commercial proposal.
  • Organising the proposal review with other contributors.
  • Preparing the elements for negotiating the proposal in relation with all the contributors.
  • Contributing to the negotiation of the proposal/offer with the customer.
  • Updating the technical description based on conclusions of the negotiation.
  • Performing periodic reporting on commercial activities, and input data for the periodic project review.
  • Contributing to the preparation of the amendments to the main contract on all related commercial matters.
  • Contributing to the definition of Project commercial strategy and yearly commercial targets, in accordance with Project strategy and directives.

Who you are…

Your background may include some of the following:

  • Extensive professional experience in Contract Management on complex and multicultural industrial and infrastructure projects (energy, construction, transportation, or defence industry), with clear knowledge of best practice contract methodologies.
  • CIPS accreditation
  • Knowledge of risk and claims management.
  • Educated to degree level.
  • Knowledge of UK law and its impact upon the contractual and commercial functions.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Analytical skills and capacity to synthesize ideas, with the ability to negotiate and manage conflicts.
  •   French would be advantageous.

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