Sellafield Ltd is a nuclear decommissioning Site Licence Company and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA). The company is responsible for safely delivering the decommissioning and clean‐up of the UK’s nuclear legacy in Cumbria, as well as fuel recycling and the management of radioactive wastes.
Delivering major projects is at the heart of Sellafield’s operations. The Sellafield site is one of the biggest construction sites in Europe, with an annual spend on construction projects of £500-600m per year. Their constructions are first of a kind, ranging from a single build of £1bn+ in cost to 23 projects each over £50m. The PPP (Programme and Project Partners) contracts to deliver these are some of the highest value construction contracts to have ever been let in Europe.
Sellafield are seeking an outstanding Head of Engineering Design & Safety Case to oversee the Engineering Design & Safety Case capability within the Projects Delivery Directorate, managing an annual budget of circa £12m.
The role holder will establish and implement Engineering Design a& Safety Case policy, strategy and standards in line with recognised industry best practice, and will also implement company policies to ensure Sellafield and its supply chain partners are able to deliver pragmatic, legal, safe, secure and fit for purpose technical and engineering solutions, to deliver required programme outcomes which will be of critical importance to the business and will mitigate a significant nuclear safety, security or environmental hazard.
The role holder will be an influential, empowering people leader, responsible for managing, inspiring and performance improvement of an overall team of c. 2200 resources based across the UK, to ensure team engagement, performance against objectives and goals, and achieving a strong design excellence and forward thinking culture throughout the entire organisation, as well as individual development and talent growth.
For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with Katie Poxon at Berwick Partners:
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Closing date for applications: 1st March at 12pm
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