Safety Case Advisor

Posted: 27/07/21
Recruiter:National Nuclear Laboratory
Disciplines: Commercial, Engineering, Environmental / Waste Management, Project Control / Management, Safety, Scientific
Salary:Salary from £47,706
Location:Sellafield, Cumbria

Job Introduction

There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the nuclear sector. New opportunities are being created all the time. At NNL, you’ll be in the ideal place to capitalise on this momentum, face new challenges and develop a long, successful and meaningful career. 

We’re an organisation that’s here to experiment and push the limits of what’s possible. So, if you’re keen to excel in your chosen field, this is the place to do it. Because at NNL, anything is possible.

We are looking for two candidates for this role based at either two of our facilities on the Sellafield site.

Role Responsibility

The role is to support the Safety Case Manager (SCM) in the development, implementation, maintenance and review of the safety case. Ensuring that the safety case delivered is clear and user friendly for all stakeholders.

  • Provide high quality safety case advice.
  • Work collaboratively with other disciplines to support safety case development and management activities for the facility.
  • Facilitating communication between relevant stakeholders.
  • Seeking and delivering improvements.
  • Present safety case documents to safety committees on behalf of the SCM (as required).
  • Look for, use and share learning from internal and external sources and from events and good practice.
  • Support engagements with Regulatory bodies and other external stakeholders for the associated facility safety case.
  • Deputise for the SCM in areas where technical competence has been demonstrated.
  • Identify and participate in improvement initiatives on safety case process and implementation in the workplace.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of relevant legislation and regulatory/ company policies.

The Ideal Candidate

Essential Criteria for Safety Case Advisor

  • Experience of report writing 
  • Experience of applying new approaches or innovative solutions 
  • Strong communication skills- written and verbal 
  • Ability to influence, communicate and work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders across a team and business area 
  • Good analytical thinking skills, with experience of solving novel and possibly challenging technical issues
  • Computer literate 
  • Good planning skills 
  • Self-motivated with a high level of resilience 
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to achieve SC Clearance

Desirable Criteria for Safety Case Advisor

  • Degree qualified or relevant experience
  • Previous experience in operations, engineering, technical disciplines or in a support team for an operational plant
  • Experience of Regulatory interface
  • Knowledge of the relevant Site Licence Conditions

About the Company

Grounded in robust science and decades of experience, National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is the authoritative voice in the UK and beyond for technological development within the nuclear power sector.

Our unparalleled understanding of the science, challenges and opportunities makes us an unrivalled authority and partner in the field, providing experts, technologies, and access to cutting-edge facilities to organisations around the world.

Harnessing potential technologies and translating them into to industry-ready solutions means our pioneering approach spearheads international improvement and technological progress.

We work on projects as small as drilling a hole to analyse underground wastes with our integrated micro drilling technology, or as large as developing state-of-the-art power systems for spacecraft, based on radioactive materials

NNL has a vision for Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (ED&I) where NNL aims to be an inclusive workplace that attracts diverse talent through transparent and equal policies and procedures. We want you and the diverse mix of people that we employ, customers that we service and stakeholders that we influence to feel valued. We encourage a workplace culture where everyone can thrive with a sense of belonging.

Recruitment Agency Notice

We operate a strict Preferred Supplier List (PSL) for the provision of recruitment services. Only agencies on our PSL may provide CVs and only when the role is released to them by our recruitment team. We will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL. We explicitly reserve the right to add candidate details from unsolicited CVs from non-PSL agencies into our own candidate database and to pursue/hire such candidate(s) without any obligation, financial or otherwise, to the agency concerned.

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Closing Date:10th Aug 2021

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