We’re looking for an Independent Nuclear Assurance (INA) Site Group Head to join our team at Sizewell B on a permanent basis.


You’ll lead and manage a site-based INA team to provide intendent assurance of compliance and to promote excellence in safe nuclear power plant operations. The Group Head leads and co-ordinates work planning, prioritisation, communication and administration for the station INA activities to ensure effective independent nuclear assurance and delivery of the INA Business Plan.


This is a really exciting time to join the EDF team, so if this role sounds right for you, we’d love to hear from you!  


Applications for this role close: 2nd April 2023


Pay, benefits and culture 


We can offer a competitive salary from £79,619 – £92,064 dependent on experience and you’ll be appointed based on the parameters outlined in the Nuclear Generation Company Agreement as well as your existing salary, competence, experience and qualifications. This is a full-time position.


At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself. We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility. We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.

We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.


What you’ll be doing 


Your primary role as an INA Site Group Head will include:


  • Management and delivery of the site INA Plan to provide systematic oversight of nuclear, industrial, radiological and environmental safety as well as security arrangements at the Sizewell B station
  • Ensuring that staff appraisals, leave, accountability meetings, development and training is properly addressed including new team member recruitment as required.
  • Responsible for ensuring timely delivery of quality reports. 
  • Act as interface between INA and the station senior leadership team.
  • Represent their site giving input to surveillance and business plan development.
  • Developing and tracking issues using  regulatory tools as required.
  • Responsible for managing team meeting oversight & plant area responsibilities.
  • Interfacing with central INA colleagues and teams to ensure clear and aligned oversight messaging to the business.
  • Routine attendance at subset of INA Management team meetings.
  • Ensuring that an effective interface exists between INA, the ONR and other regulators.


Who you are


To be successful for this role, you will be qualified to HNC (or equivalent) as a minimum and a relevant Degree in a technical or engineering field (or acceptable equivalent) may be an advantage. You will also have achieved or be working towards chartered membership of a professional body of appropriate professional stature.  


You’ll have a knowledge of nuclear power station operation and cycles, ideally within a PWR context.  In addition, a thorough understanding and use of regulatory processes and practices, including the Site License and WANO PO&Cs with a sound understanding of and experience of using standards for nuclear safety will be a distinct advantage.


Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero. 

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