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Independent Assurance Inspector

  • Job reference: 921268
  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Salary: GBP60000 - GBP65000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: HSE, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 21/08/2018

The purpose of the post is to provide assurance of company activities through carrying out independent assurance, audits and inspections of the SSHEQ aspects of the company's activities. The individual may also be required to support independent review of documentation.

Activities to be delivered by Post

  • Provide advice and guidance across the company to encourage appropriate behaviours and ways of working that promote nuclear professionalism and support governance of SSHEQ related activities.
  • Deliver audit, task observation and surveillance of company activities.
  • Deliver independent reviews.
  • Plan and deliver audit and inspection activities.

Key accountabilities of the Post

Accountable to Independent Assurance Manager for:

  • Delivery of independent reviews
  • Conduct of Audit, Inspection and Surveillance activities

Accountable to Head of IALRA for:

  • Issue of Formal or Compelling Advice when authorised to do so
  • Issue or with holding of concurrence when authorised to do so

Mandatory requirements

  • Degree or appropriate academic qualification (HNC, HND etc.) in a relevant subject.
  • Demonstrates a track record of success, achievement and learning in a career to date, adding value within relevant positions.
  • Good understanding of safety / BAT cases and nuclear safety management.
  • Good Understanding of UK nuclear legislation and international guidance.
  • Working knowledge of the practices of the Office for Nuclear Regulation / environmental regulators.
  • Good understanding of the techniques and standards expected of internal regulation and assurance within the UK Nuclear Industry.
  • Demonstrates effective planning, prioritisation and delivery skills through self and others.
  • Ability to communicate, influence and build productive and collaborative relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders of all levels.
  • Demonstrates sound judgement and decision making.
  • Ability to learn, adapt and thrive, delivering value in a changing and evolving organisation.
  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours aligned to Horizon Values: safety, courage, integrity, collaboration and inspiration.
  • Flexibility and mobility to undertake business travel as required.

Desirable requirements

  • Understanding of nuclear safety issues as they affect nuclear reactors.
  • Working knowledge of the UK ABWR Design.


Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.