Regulatory & Compliance Leader - Health and Safety at Work
To lead, set policy and advise on the implementation of Design Assurance within NNL. This output will provide assurance to the NNL Board (via the Assurance Director) that NNL is compliant with regulatory requirements and will enable strategic and tactical decision making on future improvements and strategies in order to protect NNL’s mission and vision.
Setting of company policy and standards within Health and Safety at Work for NNL and its supply chain, and ownership of these within the Management System
Translation of changes to regulatory requirements into company policy in a timely manner
Compelling advice in situations where there is a potential breach of compliance
Provision of specialist advice on health and safety, as requested by Delivery Operations, to all stages of project delivery
Assurance that first and second line audits in health and safety at work are being conducted satisfactorily
Strategic relationship with external stakeholders
Provision of fire specialist advice
Expert input into training materials for health and safety at work
Oversight of compliance against site licence conditions across all NNL sites (incl Management of Change)
Expert input into NNL’s external certification programme
Leadership of virtual network of advisor across NNL for health and safety at work and sign on to appointment of key roles within this network
Chair of the Joint Environmental, Health and Safety Meeting (JEHSM) / Responsible for the EHSS&Q interface with Union representatives.
The Ideal Candidate
Degree level / equivalent
Professional level qualification and credibility i.e. Chartered Member of IOSH
Strong influencing, negotiating and communication skills
Extensive experience in Design Assurance
Proven ability to lead change programmes
Strong analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
Excellent leadership and managerial skills and be able to motivate a team
Strong ethical standards and high levels of integrity
Strong understanding and insight into the breadth of the activities and operations of NNL – technical, delivery, assurance, functional.
Grad member of IOSH (working towards Chartered member) would be desirable
About the Company
We play a key role in the UK and global nuclear industry. That means reducing the cost of clean-up and decommissioning, maintaining critical skills and attracting talented new people to the industry. We're the only UK organisation with the skills, facilities and expertise to provide technical support to all aspects of the nuclear industry. What's more, we pride ourselves on offering quality, value and service to every one of our customers.
National Nuclear Laboratory