Chief Nuclear Inspector – Office for Nuclear Regulation

ONR logo 150The recruitment campaign to appoint a chief nuclear inspector was launched this week and will run until 30 September 2013.

The successful candidate, reporting to the chief executive officer, will be the authoritative regulatory head of the organisation, ensuring effective enforcement and independence and maintaining an oversight of all regulatory decisions.

ONR are looking for an exceptional leader who will bring significant and outstanding regulatory and technical expertise to play a critical role in the next stage of our development as a modern and proactive regulator.

The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has a world class reputation for securing the protection of people and society from the hazards of the nuclear industry. Our work touches every employer and employee engaged in the nuclear sector across the UK and we deliver this through our network of 460 staff across 3 geographical locations.

ONR faces the ongoing challenge of delivering its objectives within the context of a rapidly changing regulatory environment, nuclear industry sector and economic climate and it is anticipated that ONR will become a Public Corporation in April 2014.

As an executive member of the ONR Board, this is a high profile role and you will be the authoritative regulatory head of ONR’s regulatory functions, ensuring effective enforcement and independence and maintaining a visible oversight of all regulatory decisions. You will engage at the highest levels across and beyond ONR, providing authoritative advice to Ministers, Parliament and our other stakeholders.

As Chief Nuclear Inspector, you will bring significant experience and outstanding technical ability, gained in a high level regulatory assurance role in the nuclear, or similar high hazard and complex industry. You will have the personal integrity, credibility and resilience to undertake this role under increasing public scrutiny, together with the leadership and influencing skills required to maintain outstanding performance and drive business critical change.

You can apply here.

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