Management Safety Committee Chair
Location: Devonport, Plymouth
Business Unit: Central Services
About the role
Here at Babcock International we're looking for a Management Safety Committee Chair to join us at HMNB Devonport, one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe.
The Assurance Directorate within Devonport Royal Dockyard Ltd (DRDL) has a vision of facilitating exceptional business performance through independent assurance, which is welcomed by the organisation. As the Management Safety Committee Chair working for the LC/AC 13 Owner you will be an active member of the Nuclear Safety Committee (NSC) and will Chair the subcommittee - The Management Safety Committee (MSC) - providing timely consideration and advice on safety documentation and other safety matters for all areas of the Licensed Site / Authorised Activities. As a member of the Nuclear Safety Committee you'll also report on the matters considered by the MSC, identifying and implementing improvement initiatives.
What do I need to do the role?
You'll be educated to Degree level or have equivalent experience in Engineering/Design. You'll also hold Chartered Professional status.
We would also like you to have the following:
- Significant experience in aspects of Design and Safety within a nuclear environment
- Associated experience of project/production areas of the business.
- Strong Leadership & Management skills
- Demonstrable experience in chairing technical meetings of multiple stakeholders and varying levels of seniority.
Lastly, well-developed engagement and communication skills coupled with personal drive and determination are essential attributes for this position.
What else do I need to know?
The successful candidate will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving 'Security Check' (SC) clearance.
Babcock offers a supportive environment including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, Occupational Health services, career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams. Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts.
We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
About Babcock International and Devonport
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It's why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.
Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.
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Closing Date: 21 October 2020