Head of Assurance - (part time/job share)

Location
Culham, Abingdon, UK
Salary
£64,418 - £73,203 (full time equivalent) + excellent benefits including outstanding pension scheme
Posted
Aug 14, 2019
Closes
Sep 14, 2019
Ref
3812
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a strategic leader with experience of developing, implementing and leading a risk based corporate assurance strategy?

The UK Atomic Energy Authority are seeking a job share Head of Assurance to provide technical knowledge, expertise and advice to the CEO, UKAEA Board and executive committee on assurance matters.

Working with the current senior Head of Assurance partner, you will be responsible for leading the Assurance Strategy, operating model and plan that enables continual improvement, development of a proactive culture across UKAEA.

You will be expected to provide visible leadership and governance to the organisation in assurance matters, embedding risk management as an integral part of business planning. Providing strategic advice on security and business continuity arrangements will also form part of the role, ensuring the provision of training / awareness to all levels of the business. You will collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders to integrate good governance practice and you must be confident in developing a proactive culture throughout the organisation.

The UKAEA hosts and manages the JET nuclear fusion energy experiment 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.

At UKAEA we operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time working/job share/home working). 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.

For further information on why UKAEA is a great place to work please review our recruitment video via the following link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77D3F3ILl98

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

Knowledge skills and experience

Essential

-Highly qualified safety, quality or risk management professional
-Chartered membership of one or more relevant Professional Organisations 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
-Ability to provide strong, visible leadership in QSHE / Risk Management Knowledge and experience of managing enterprise risk and audit

Special requirements:

Please note all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.

Selection Methods:
-As part of the selection process you may be expected to complete work based simulation exercises and a personality profile either online or onsite.

Notes:
-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, please discuss with the hiring manager or HR if you have any concerns.
-The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce.