Governance and Assurance Manager

  • Job Reference: 55677
  • Date Posted: 5 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Manpower RPO - Babcock
  • Location: Rosyth, Fife
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: flexible benefits
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy, Engineering, Government & Defence, Business Development
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Governance and Assurance Manager
Location: Rosyth, Scotland + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time and Permanent
Role ID: SF55677

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Governance and Assurance Manager at our Rosyth site.

The role
As a Governance and Assurance Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will manage the Nuclear Business Unit (NBU) integrated surveillance/audit programme on a day-to-day basis and ensure the Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) actions are close out in a timely manner. You will also support the Assurance Department and Assurance team, in ensuring by oversight that the Submarine Dismantling Project (SDP) maintains a strong safety culture and performance and effectively identifies and manages risk.

Day to day, the Governance and Assurance Manager will:
* represent Assurance and present an independent view on project processes, practices and governance to external Regulators and internal committees
* Design the annual surveillance schedule, ensuring that internal surveillance plan keeps to schedule
* Create the monthly audit metrics
* Support through effective assurance, oversight, challenge, and assessment, the Project's Hold Point, Management of Change and Regulatory Commitment Processes
* Review of written arrangements plans to ensure alignment with current legislative, regulatory, contractual, and corporate business requirements

This role is full time, permanent position and will consist of a 37-hour working week. This role will be based on site 2/3 days a week in Rosyth with flexible hybrid working from home arrangements where appropriate. Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Essential experience of the Governance and Assurance Manager:
* A demonstrable track record of success in a quality, engineering, internal regulation, environmental management or Health Physics management position
* Understanding of requirements of business management regarding process, application and compliance
* Experience within Nuclear is preferred but not essential as candidates from similar externally regulated businesses will be considered

Qualifications for the Governance and Assurance Manager:
* We value difference and don't have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits
* Generous holiday allowance
* Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
* Employee share scheme
* Employee shopping savings portal
* Payment of Professional Fees
* Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
* Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
* 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date:

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