Project Management & Project Controls Industrial Placement 2019
The breakthrough you’ve been looking for...
At Sellafield Ltd, we’re doing something that’s never been attempted before: using our world-renowned expertise to transform the environment, local society, the regional economy and the global nuclear industry. This calls for global-first achievements, pioneering tech, high-performance thinking and infusions of great new talent. And it all starts with our placement opportunities. Make your own breakthrough here.
Covering six square kilometres, the site in West Cumbria is home to more than 200 nuclear facilities. A team of 11,000 people work here alongside our supply chain partners, to tackle a diverse portfolio of decommissioning, reprocessing, spent fuel management, nuclear waste management and nuclear material management.
We have opportunities for ambitious, curious, open-minded students to join our Project Management & Project Controls profession on a year-long industrial placement. The ideal candidates will be studying towards a bachelors/masters degree in project management, although other degree disciplines will be considered if a keen interest is shown for the profession.
You’ll need to be on track or expected to achieve at least a 2:1 in your degree discipline and ideally will be within your penultimate year of study.
Our industrial placement
Our 12-month industrial placement programme is ideal for students looking to complete a placement during their time at university. The placement is designed to provide you with a flavour of what it is like to work at Sellafield Ltd and although you are only with us for a year, we can assure you that you will still feel you have made a difference.
As part of the Industrial Placement programme you will get the chance to take part in activities that will allow you develop your skills in line with our Graduate Scheme and also allow you to obtain valuable employability skills and experience.
About Project Management & Project Controls
Project Managers are the people who have the responsibility of delivering projects safely, on schedule and on budget. They lead an integrated project team of professionals in the design, construction, commissioning or decommissioning of some of the most challenging projects in the most challenging environments in industry.
Project Controls make a vital contribution to the successful completion of any project and provides the “eyes and ears” of good project delivery. Project Control is about the intelligent use of lifecycle data to support delivery and adds value by looking ahead, identifying potential issues and providing practical options and informed analysis to support decision making and influence the future of programmes and projects.
Our application process
We want your time with us to be great for Sellafield Ltd and great for you. That's why our application process is designed to help you shine. You will experience a range of selection steps which may include: telephone interviews, face-to-face Interviews and online assessments.
For further information on other Sellafield Ltd placement programme rewards, please refer to the ‘your rewards’ page within the placement section of our careers website.
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In the event of a high number of responses to any advert, Sellafield Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy early.
In promoting equal opportunities, Sellafield Ltd welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We select people according to their abilities and our needs. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.