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Contract Manager

Want to feel like you are making a real difference in the Nuclear sector?

Come and join our talented team where you will play a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects.

AtOrano, our people are our biggest asset. By investing in our staff and fostering a culture of continued professional development within the company, we combine the skills and experience of our teams with our commitment to a professional and high-quality level of service. We believe in the importance of developing and maintaining a good working environment to support staff development.

We understand that different people have different priorities, which is why we pride ourselves on our supportive and friendly environment and ability to provide flexible hybrid working arrangements. Site Locations Include: Warrington, Abingdon and or Westlakes.

Whether you’re working from an Orano office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. No matter where you sit in the organisation you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.


  • The role is based at our Warrington office
  • Travel may be required on occasion between Orano offices and Client sites

Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time, 37-hour week

Role and Responsibilities

The Contract Manager will provide necessary post contract management support to assigned major project(s) ensuring that Orano Ltd contracts are administered appropriately in line with its contractual obligations and Group procedures.  The Contract Manager will be assigned to at least one major contract, working directly with the Orano Lead Project Manager (PM), with flexibility required as needed to provide support to more than one contract subject to size, and potentially including contract management of smaller projects.

Working closely with the Orano lead PM to ensure technical specification and contract requirements are adhered to.

Providing guidance on contract matters during delivery phase to Lead PM and operations.

Leading in all pre-contract contract administration activities including support to the PM in complying with all NEC contract term requirements including:

  • Lead in all contractual communications between Orano ltd and the Client, attending all related meetings as required;
  • Monitoring performance against contract requirement including contractual cost and management all variations, claim related activities, rate adjustments;
  • Working with the Contract cost engineer and project controls as appropriate for management of financial aspects of the Contract;
  • Working with OL Supply Chain and Procurement to prepare negotiate suitable subcontracts to meet head contract/client requirements and secure supplier capabilities and commitments and leading contract discussions with suppliers;
  • Monitoring of supply chain performance working with OL Supply Chain and Procurement lead;
  • Support to KPIs including performance of key suppliers;
  • Attend and/or lead Client facing contract meetings as required;
  • Attend in-house project reviews and report/update on contract matters.

Preferred Role Requirements

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and make informed decisions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders.
  •  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and Word.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related field. 
  • 2+ years of NEC contract hands on experience (NEC 3/4 PSC and ECC).
  • 2-5 years experience in contract management within major projects, preferably with exposure to the nuclear or engineering sectors. 

We value the transferable skills you gained from your previous work or personal experiences. we’re looking for people who are:

  • Good communicators and listeners
  • Empathetic
  • Resilient
  • Authentic
  • Curious
  • Adaptable

Why work for Orano Limited

Orano’s purpose is to provide customers with high performing products and services throughout the nuclear fuel cycle, thereby fully contributing to the efficient production of low-carbon nuclear energy, cancer-fighting radioisotopes, and innovative industrial applications.

Globally headquarters in Paris, with 16,000 employees worldwide, Orano includes eight primary business lines: Mining; Conversion & Enrichment; Logistics, for managing used nuclear fuel; Recycling & Nuclear Waste Management; Decommissioning & Dismantling; Nuclear Fuel Cycle Engineering; Operations Support, including radiological safety; and Nuclear Medicine.

These fuel cycle activities are of strategic importance to both the French nuclear sector and all customers operating reactors worldwide. Our clients are our number one priority and we are committed to providing a professional service to the highest standards of quality. We are a friendly company, place great emphasis on our working relationships and recognise the importance of partnering in our work.

Our Culture

Our ethos aligns with the Orano values of customer satisfaction; continuous improvement; respect and people development; exemplarity, integrity and responsibility; cohesion and team spirit. Building on these values, we have fostered a working culture that prioritises safety, performance and respect for everyone we work with, whether this relates to our clients, partners, or our own staff.

At Orano, we take pride in creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment where everyone is welcome, and their contributions are valued. When we recruit, hire, train, promote or engage in any other employment practice we are opposed to any kind of less favourable treatment or financial reward to our employees or job applicants on the grounds of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background. We welcome all applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

Meeting your needs

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees:

  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays. You will also get an additional 1 day off for every 1-year service which is capped at 5
  • A competitive salary
  • One Professional Membership subscription paid for by the company
  • Private medical insurance
  • Annual Bonus Scheme 
  • Non-contribution pension scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity Pay
  • Group Income Protection
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Sports allowance
  • Online discount platform

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