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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  £76,205 + plus bonus and other benefits.

London, GB Bristol, GB Near Leiston, GB

Career Area:  Nuclear Development

Industry & Policy Engagement Lead (Sizewell C)

Sizewell C. The power of good for Britain.

Location: London/Bristol, with frequent travel. (hybrid working arrangements).
Employment type: Permanent full-time
Employment basis: The role is expected to be a full- time position however we are open to discussing a more flexible or part- time approach where possible.
Salary: £76,205+ plus bonus and other benefits. 
Closing date: 21st June 2024 


The Opportunity   

Are you looking for a career which is rewarding, at the cutting edge of project development and where you can really make a difference? Come and join our expanding Sizewell C (SZC) team and work on one of the most exciting and largest megaprojects in the UK, whilst being at the forefront of the UK’s climate change agenda and energy policy.
Following on from the success of Hinkley Point C (HPC), the SZC Project is a nuclear new build project in Suffolk, which has obtained planning approval and Government financing support. The project is now seeking private investment with a view to start construction in 2024. When completed, it will provide dependable electricity to 6 million homes for 60 years, which along with renewables, will support Britain to achieve Net Zero by 2050. 


We have a fantastic opportunity for a Industry & Policy Engagement Lead  in the ESG and Radiation Strategy team. 


Our teams are set up to work flexibly, with a hybrid working approach between our offices and your home. We provide a full suite of IT equipment to ensure that our employees can work from home comfortably and effectively.



The Role 



You’ll lead Sizewell C’s engagement with key National and International Industry and Policy / Standard Setting Organisations across the areas of ESG, Radiation Protection / Safety, Radioactive Waste Management and Decommissioning. 


You’ll develop an Engagement Strategy with these key organisations including but not limited to World Nuclear Association, Nuclear Industry Association, Society for Radiological Protection, Nuclear Institute, International Commission on Radiological Protection and International Atomic Energy Agency.


You’ll sit on relevant working groups or identify Sizewell C’s best athlete to input to the workstream, coordinate responses to consultations on related Policy, Standards and Regulation and coordinate Sizewell C’s input to the Government Liaison Committee on related Policy and Regulation.

You’ll also coordinate visits to other organisations in support of Knowledge Exchange and Sharing of Best Practice, and organise events hosted by Sizewell C to facilitate the same. 


You’ll Interface with External Regulators in particular the Office for Nuclear Regulation and Environment Agency, along with the relevant teams within the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero.



The Skills 



You’ll have solid technical grounding in ESG / Sustainability and / or Radiation Protection / Radioactive Waste Management, gained through previous experience including driving the implementation and embedding of management arrangements.


You’ll have experience of developing and leading strong relationships with the regulators, and National and International Bodies.


You’ll be degree qualified or equivalent in an sustainability, science or related discipline.


You’ll have excellent working knowledge of environmental, sustainability and radiation safety/waste legislation, policy, regulatory guidance, and standards.


You’ll have the ability to influence and encourage change of behaviours across a diverse range of senior leaders.


You’ll have strong presentational and communication skills; able to present at Board and Executive level forums / committees and National and International Fora.


You’ll have expert knowledge of Nuclear Industry Standards and Best Practice in Environmental Protection, Sustainability, Decommissioning and Radiation Safety.


If the above sounds like you, then we’d love to hear from you! 
A full job description is available on application



Power in Diversity



Sizewell C is a great place to work, where everyone is welcome.


To fulfil our commitment of doing the power of good for Britain, our ambition is to have a workforce which reflects and benefits the society we are part of and serve.  Every worker on SZC, wherever they are, should help to create and experience the right environment where everyone on the team understands, respects and embraces diversity with a culture where everyone is treated with equal respect and are all given equal access to opportunities.  By valuing the different points of view and experiences that having a diverse team brings, and by fostering an inclusive climate, we will create a great place to work and a more successful project. 


We create the right environment where people feel able to bring their whole selves to work. Whilst working together there is mutual trust and appreciation created through the building of meaningful relationships with one another, aligned with our key values:


Respect: Value the rules and environment in which we operate

Positivity: Positively challenge poor quality and performance

Humility: Be open to other’s points of view and ideas, be willing to debate and to compromise

Solidarity: One team, working closely together and helping each other

Clarity: Communicate clearly and consistently

Everyone is able to get the most from their work and the workplace, and in return, give their best.


Competitive Salary and Benefits


We’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives and we’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. 


In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, discounts and employee pricing.


Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.


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