Radiation Shielding Team Manager

Job Title: Radiation Shielding Team Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warrington, Cheshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J895829_1532505790
Contact Name: Brian Berry
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 25, 2018 09:03

Job Description

Until recently known as Areva, this company has built a reputation for delivering the best services in the complete nuclear lifecycle -

  • Mining: combining operations related to uranium exploration, extraction, processing and reclamation of sites.
  • Front End: encompassing uranium conversion and enrichment, nuclear fuel design and production.
  • Reactors and Services: designing and building nuclear power plants, naval propulsion reactors and research reactors, and manufactures related equipment.
  • Back End and support: managing all operations in the back end of the nuclear cycle, from used nuclear fuel recycling to the dismantling and value development of nuclear facilities.[59]
  • Renewable Energies: develops and manages a portfolio of operations revolving around 4 renewable energies: wind energy, bioenergy, solar power, and hydrogen power, as well as energy storage. Orano has successfully established a radiation shielding and dose assessment team based in our Warrington office.

Due to the success of the team, a new exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Discipline to lead the Shielding and Dose Assessment.

Working with a crucial UK nuclear power provider you will have responsibility for the management and performance of the Shielding and Dose Assessment Section. The Head of Discipline & Section Manager must co-ordinate, motivate, help to develop and support their team in delivering high quality work that satisfies client requirements. A key part of the role is supporting the Deputy Managing Director for Consulting in managing the often complex demands of clients, projects and people both current and future and in making sure that communications, within the team, and to/from the business are regular and thorough.

As the manager you must be a peerless leader with the ability to able to deliver your own flawless packages of work.

What can we offer you?

A permanent role based in the lovely surroundings of Birchwood Park in Warrington.

This role will pay a competitive salary as well as healthcare, life insurance and a non-contributory pension scheme.

What experience do I need for the role?

  • 10+ years' experience in radiation shielding and dose assessment within the nuclear industry covering all aspects of a project from initial design to decommissioning.
  • Experience with high energy physics experiments (e.g. accelerators) and medical treatment facilities would be an asset.
  • Extensive experience in the application of radiation transport codes such as MCNP, Attila, MCBEND, FLUKA and Microshield.
  • Demonstrate excellent organisational skills and be prepared to manage shielding projects, as well as assuming a technical leadership role within other projects.
  • The ability to work as part of a close-knit team and demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be able to support the company in its business development activities in order to continue our expansion.
  • Mentoring all section staff and provide technical advice to other members of the team.
  • An ability to implement a robust deliverable checking, verification and QA process on all deliverable ahead of client issue
  • A real commitment to continuous professional development.

What does the job entail?

Management of a number of shielding and dose assessment consultants:

  • Plan, organise and staff the Section to deliver a high quality service
  • Ensure new staff have an induction plan and work with HR and the Operations Director to make it happen
  • Ensure junior members of staff with on-the-job development needs are coached/have a mentor identified and their development is regularly monitored
  • Carry out a full and thorough Appraisal of staff (twice a year). Set 'SMART' objectives, give well thought out and reasoned feedback and do all you can to support their continued development
  • Review, monitor & support staff progress on professional membership, liaising with HR on training and development opportunities and Technical Authorities (TA) when necessary; make sure all in the Section have an up to date Training Plan ('triangle')
  • Ensure consultants are familiar with Company procedures included in the Employee Handbook, the QMS, Security, Health and Safety and the Environment policy and procedures.
  • Meet the required billability for the Section

Working closely with your clients

  • Ensuring the client is satisfied with the service and quality of work provided
  • Act as an ambassador for the Company at all times
  • Seek feedback from the client on a regular basis on performance, progress and communications

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