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Change Manager

  • Requisition ID: 222857
  • Relocation Authorised: National - Single
  • Project: NS&E UK
  • Location: Various Locations, UK
  • Other Requirements: Ability to obtain and maintain required SC security clearance

About Bechtel

Bechtel is a trusted engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.  Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place. 

Bechtel serves the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.

Project Description:

Multi-year UK nuclear infrastructure programme for which Bechtel will provide PMO (including Project, Engineering, Commercial and Construction Management) services. This programme involves a multi—billion investment in nuclear and non-nuclear facilities.

The job is likely to be executed through an NEC3/NEC4 target cost reimbursable/incentive fee contract.


Role Overview:

  1. Works as a central resource supporting all projects in the progamme. Reports to the Project Controls Manager.
  2. Prepares, coordinates, and directs Project Controls change management related presentations to Bechtel and client management, as required.
  3. Participates in the development and change management related training of assigned personnel and the implementation of on-the-job and classroom training programs.
  4. Directs project control change management activities. Develops, interprets, and executes policy, objectives, and standards applicable to change management activities.
  5. Provides leadership in terms of integrating the change management process with other key project procedures (e.g. Risk Management, Forecasting, Cost, Trends, and Claims) and supports corporate, Global Business Unit, commercial group, and functional stakeholders in managing change related activities as required.
  6. Provides leadership and guidance for the analysis of specially assigned change related initiatives or work planning requiring detailed change assessment and response planning efforts.

Basic Qualifications:

  • The candidate will have gained extensive experience in baseline change management, across several projects, either specifically as a change manager, or in another role accountable for performance/time/cost – e.g. control account manager.
  • The candidate will have experience of working on at least one major infrastructure programme using an EPC/EPCM delivery model.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The position is open to United Kingdom (UK) Nationals only.  UK/US dual citizens may be considered. 
  • This position is also subject to a successful interview and agreement upon terms and conditions of employment.  Candidate must be able to obtain an SC security clearance.
  • Strong communication skills to influence and coach the project teams in effective change management at all stages of delivery.
  • Demonstrated capability to interface with commercial and technical functions to effect baseline change management.
  • Significant engineering and construction management experience customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience. 
  • Thorough knowledge of and demonstrated experience in directing project change management.
  • Experience and demonstrated skill in establishing criteria for Project Controls change management activities.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication, with demonstrated ability to present Project Controls change related information to management and to the client.
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing, and solving problems.
  • High level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivery, communication, and training of change management processes and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of successful project change management.
  • Extensive exposure to project business case scrutiny processes and UK project controls practices (EVMS, MDAL, CDAL, confidence modelling, etc.).
  • Experience implementing change management systems that compliment contractual arrangements; ideally including NEC3/4 experience.
  • EPC/EPCM experience on major infrastructure programmes.
  • Project Controls leadership experience on nuclear and/or defence projects.
  • Experience on UK construction projects of >£500M TIC.
  • APM / PMI qualifications or similar.
  • Knowledge of current industry and technical developments.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

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veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.