Risk Assurance Manager

Posted 5 months ago by UK Atomic Energy Authority
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £48,310 - £54,897 + excellent benefits including outstanding pension scheme
Sector Risk management
Posted 5 months ago
Apply by Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Are you an experienced assurance professional with a background in risk, quality, safety, audit and security with a relevant degree or equivalent qualification? 

Do you have substantial knowledge and industry experience of working with compliance frameworks, driving continuous improvement and the ability to drive cultural change? 

The UK Atomic Energy Authority have an excellent opportunity for a Risk Assurance Manager to join their team within the Assurance Division. The team consists of circa 30 employees and are responsible for providing advice and support across the organisation in the disciplines of health and safety, health physics, environment, quality and security. 

Key accountabilities/responsibilities include: 

-Supporting the delivery of the UKAEA`s strategic goals, providing robust assurance frameworks, utilising a collaborative approach with key stakeholders. 
-Leading the enterprise risk, audit and oversight programmes enabling robust identification, assessment, mitigation and reporting of risks. 
-Overseeing Security Policy and Business Continuity Management ensuring organisational resilience. 
-Driving the business in the development and promotion of a proactive culture. 

At UKAEA we strive to make everyone feel welcome and fully supported. Our Ambassadors are actively promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the organisation to help make our Organisation an employer of choice. UKAEA has a graded career structure and our mentoring scheme will enable you to reach your true potential. 

The UKAEA hosts and manages the JET nuclear fusion energy experiment on behalf of the EU and is also home to the UK`s MAST-U fusion energy experiment. UKAEA also works with industry and other third parties to develop new technologies currently in Remote Handling and Materials research. Following recent UK funding two new centres of excellence in tritium fuel handling and component testing and validation are being built. The culture at UKAEA promotes research, innovation and leading-edge technological excellence, whilst investing in its people. 

For full details on the role, UKAEA and our benefits please download the application pack. 

Knowledge skills and experience 

-Highly qualified safety, quality or risk management professional 
-Chartered membership of one or more relevant Professional Organisations and undertaking a scheme of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) e.g. chartered member of Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (CMIOSH). 
-Knowledge and experience of quality, security, occupational health & safety and environmental management and relevant areas of civil and criminal law 
-Knowledge and experience of managing enterprise risk and audit 
-Project Management experience 
-Proven experience in a senior role successfully managing and motivating a team 
-Highly developed organisational awareness, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence, persuade and communicate with people at all levels within and external to the organisation e.g. regulatory bodies. 
-Ability to provide strong visible leadership 

-Lead Auditor qualification 

Special requirements: 
-As part of the selection process you may be expected to complete work based simulation exercises and a personality profile either online or onsite. 
-Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received. 
-Please note UKAEA do not pay travel expenses for interviews. 
-The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce. We operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time working/job share/home working). Flexible working may be available with this role.