Vacancy Details

Safety Case Manager

Job number: SP05780
Profession: Safety Case
Location: Sellafield, West Cumbria
Contract type: Permanent contract
Salary: £55,587 - £69,636
Posting date: 13/05/2024
Closing date: 16/06/2024
Profession: Safety Case
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Salary: £55,587 up to £69,636 depending on experience
Further salary progression available subject to performance in role
Bonus: Up to 15% base salary per annum based on achievement of Company targets and personal performance
Location: Sellafield, West Cumbria.

Every successful clean up mission at Sellafield has a Safety Case behind it! We are a key enabler for the site to complete its mission. Therefore, every success that SL has is a Safety Case success too. Not only do we enable the clean-up of the Sellafield site but we also do valuable work in support of other companies and “help keep the lights on” in the UK.

We are proud as a profession to say that we have members who are key international experts in some of the nuclear safety assessment disciplines and therefore have a wealth of knowledge and experience for you to learn from. We are also proud of the culture we have within the profession. The jobs in our profession are challenging, but in the recent employee survey we scored above the company average on all the cultural metrics, this shows us that our employees feel valued.


What will the successful candidate be doing:

Safety Cases form the backbone of nuclear safety at Sellafield, helping develop safe solutions for projects and maintain safe conditions on our facilities.

The Safety Case is not only a fundamental requirement of our licence to operate, but essential in our understanding of hazards and safety controls.

Safety Case professionals work on projects and facilities site-wide and through the full facility lifecycle from design, through operations, to decommissioning and demolition. They are responsible for not only understanding and analysing the nuclear hazards and risks that could occur but identifying how safety can be managed and ensuring robust controls are implemented in practice.

Our Profession Mission

To deliver Sellafield Ltd.’s legal obligations in achieving the mission of delivering a clean and safe environment for future generations, through the development and management of nuclear safety cases.

Our Profession Vision

We are One Team with an enterprise-wide focus, with the right people, skills and tools to deliver the SL mission. Our structure provides everyone with clarity on their contribution and we operate in an environment where individuals and teams can thrive.

The Safety Case Manager is responsible for the management of Safety Cases on behalf of the Safety Case Owner.

This role includes accountability for implementation, maintenance and review of these safety cases, in accordance with relevant legislation, good practice and business needs.

The role holder will be required to provide high quality safety case advice to all stakeholders and ensure that the safety case is managed efficiently and effectively whilst utilising the Safety Case profession behaviours and values.

Typical tasks undertaken by Safety Case Managers include, but not limited to:

• The implementation, review, and ongoing maintenance of the safety case to ensure its currency and validity.

• Develop, implement, and maintain a clear strategy for the ongoing management of the safety case.

• Provide high quality safety case advice to all stakeholders.

• Identify and drive improvement initiatives on safety case understanding and implementation in the workplace.


The Ideal Candidate:

• Experience of a leadership role

• Experience of delivering work in a technical/ complex industry

• Experience of working in a highly regulated environment

• Experience of delivering outcomes through others (and developing others)

• Experience of delivering to challenging timescales

• Experience of building relationships with a variety of different stakeholders

• Strong communication skills and a variety of communicating styles, able to adapt style to
different stakeholders

• Understanding of fault identification techniques and risk assessment

• A variety of influencing strategies

• Resilience

• Embraces and leads change

Desirable but not essential

• Completion of the Safety Case Workbook

• Experience in Nuclear Safety Case methodology (including implementation of nuclear safety cases and periodic review of safety cases)

• Experience managing a team

• Experience working with projects


Why choose Sellafield?

Seventy-five years ago, we helped to create the nation’s nuclear deterrent. Today, we’re using our unrivalled knowledge of nuclear to create a clean and safe environment for future generations.

In cleaning up the birthplace of the UK’s nuclear industry, we are once again generating growth and employment in West Cumbria, the North West of England and beyond.

Our 11,000 strong workforce is joined by more than 40,000 people from the best of the best in the nuclear supply chain, from small Cumbrian businesses to global market leaders. We need this diversity of thinking, of backgrounds, cultures and experiences.


What’s in it for you?

At Sellafield Ltd, we are committed to supporting our employees in fulfilling their potential. With 100 years of work in front of us, we offer comprehensive training and development opportunities, enabling you to feel inspired in your role. Whatever area you join us in, you’ll find a genuinely exciting and rewarding career.

Making sure our employees feel supported is important to us. Therefore, to help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we also offer a range of employee benefits:

• Be a part of Sellafield’s 100 year mission.
• An attractive defined contribution pension scheme – the company will match up to 13.5% for a 7% employee contribution!
• You will be eligible to take part in an Annual Incentive Scheme, which provides a bonus payment up to 15% base salary per annum based on achievement of Company targets and personal performance rating as discussed with line management.
• 30 days annual leave + bank holidays. Plus, the ability to purchase an extra 2.5 days per year.
• The ability to carry over 10 days annual leave each financial year.
• Paid Sick Leave.
• Family Friendly Policies – Visit our Rewards & Benefits page to read more.
• Cycle to Work Scheme.
• Lifestyle Benefits sasra.co.uk
• Learning & Development Opportunities https://careers.sellafieldsite.co.uk/work-with-us/learning-and-development/
• Reward & Recognition Policies.
• Welfare & Employee Assistance Programme.
• Free Aviva Health App & Annual Health Check.
• MyDiscounts – Employee Savings & Discounts.
• MyBenefits – A Charity Giving Scheme.
• Many, many more! Click this link to visit our Rewards & Benefits page: https://careers.sellafieldsite.co.uk/work-with-us/rewards-and-benefits


Please Remember:

• As part of the application process you will be asked to provide evidence of your qualifications. Attaching them at application stage will ensure a smooth process and prevent delays.
• In the event of a high number of responses to any advert, Sellafield Ltd reserves the right to close the advert early.
• Please regularly check your Spam/Junk folders for news about this vacancy, correspondence could contain invitations to interview and other important updates.

Sellafield Ltd are recognised as a Disability Confident Employer (Level 3). Disability Confident employers offer an interview to disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. Sellafield Ltd define the minimum criteria as the ‘essential skills’ which are listed on the vacancy notice. Whilst completing your application form, you will be able to indicate if you wish to be considered under the disability confident scheme. If you would prefer to discuss this directly with us, please contact the GBS Recruitment team on [email protected].


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