Senior Internal Regulator

  • Job Reference: R22586
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2024
  • Recruiter: AWE
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  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £45,000 to £52,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Every 2nd Friday off!
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We need an AWEsome Senior Internal Regulator to join our team at AWE.

If you're an inquisitive, independent thinker with a background in nuclear operations then this could be the role for you.

Location: Hybrid and flexible working, with our offices based in Berkshire (RG7 4PR) between Reading, Basingstoke and Newbury with onsite parking.

Salary: Starting at £41,840, salary can be negotiated dependent on experience.

What's exciting is:

If you enjoy interacting with different people and want a diverse view of the business, this role is an excellent opportunity for that. No two days are the same.

A typical day for a Senior Internal Regulator could look like this:

  • Give independent oversight to ensure that we adhere to our regulations and processes.
  • Championing process review and improvement.
  • Commending and sharing best practice across the business.
  • Independently sense checking in a supportive manner.
  • Highlighting noncompliance with arrangements to ensure adherence not only with licence conditions but other regulatory obligations.
  • Following metrics and observing process.
  • Sample both first- and second-line assurance to ensure consistency of information.
  • Navigate difficult conversations.
  • Fact gathering (face to face) with operational/facility, ESH, Security staff and Process owners.
  • Advising on non-conformities.
  • Report writing.
  • Developing questions sets.
  • Inspections and scope gathering.
  • Build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders to help the facility or wider business improve.

As a Senior Internal Regulator, we would like you to have experience of or have the following attributes.

A background and previous experience of nuclear operations. This could include:

  • Operational experience
  • Facility management
  • Engineering or technical skills
  • Reporting, writing and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of Risk Assessment Methodologies
  • NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent (will support development)
  • Member of IOSH/IEMA/SRP or applicable institution (Preferred)

Is this you?

  • You think objectively and maintain an independent mindset.
  • You are quick to recognise great practice.
  • You can influence others to manage change effectively.
  • You can read people and understand how your words will land and impart sensitive information constructively.
  • You could be described as a "trusted critical friend" by stakeholders.

Why work for us?

AWE has been voted one of the best 25 big companies to work for this year. We offer a great package of benefits and career development as well as:

  • Every other Friday off
  • Pension contributions between 9% to 13%

Take a look at our benefits on our careers site.

Applications via: AWE Careers

Developed Vetting Security Clearance (funded by the AWE) is required in order to start which takes several months to complete. Info is available at UK.GOV

Important things you need to know:

  • Interviews will be scheduled during working hours.
  • Interviews will be 90 minutes onsite here at AWE RG7 4PR and will include a 10-minute presentation.
  • Open until 26th June

If we receive a high level of applications, this vacancy may close early. Refresh your CV and apply now!

For more information about the role or the recruitment journey, contact me (Sunflower) at:

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