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Regulatory & Compliance Leader - Health and Safety at Work

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

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. 

Role Responsibility

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

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