Senior Internal Regulator

Posted 6 June by AWE PLC

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We need an AWEsome Senior Internal Regulator to join our team at AWE.

If you're an inquisitive, independent thinker who can challenge and guide diplomatically through referencing our Third Line of Defence Model. Apply now!

Location: Hybrid and flexible working, with our offices based in Berkshire (RG7 4PR) between Reading, Basingstoke and Newbury with onsite parking.

Salary: Starting at £41,840 this is very much open to negotiation.

What's exciting is:

If you enjoy interacting with different people and diverse areas across a business, this could be just the role for you. No two days will ever be the same.

A typical day for a Senior Internal Regulator could look like this:

  • Give independent oversight to ensure that we adhere to our regulations and processes.
  • Championing process review and improvement.
  • Commending and sharing best practice across the business.
  • Independently sense checking in a supportive manner.
  • Highlighting noncompliance with arrangements to ensure adherence not only with licence conditions and other regulatory obligations.
  • Following metrics and observing process.
  • Sample both first and second line of defence to ensure consistency of information.
  • Navigating difficult conversations diplomatically.
  • Fact gathering (face to face) with ESH and Process owners.
  • Advising on non-conformities.
  • Report writing.
  • Developing questions sets.
  • Inspections and scope gathering.

As a Senior Internal Regulator, we would like you to have experience of or have the following attributes:

  • Previous experience of working or regulating within a nuclear or other highly regulated environment.
  • Background in Operations; Audit; Investigation
  • Reporting, writing and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of Risk Assessment Methodologies
  • NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent (will support development)
  • Member of IOSH/IEMA/SRP or applicable institution (Preferred)

Is this you?

  • You think objectively, basing decisions on fact and maintain an independent mindset.
  • You are quick to recognise great practice and influence others to manage change diplomatically.
  • You can read people and understand how your words will land.
  • You are an empath and know how to impart sensitive information constructively.
  • You could be described as a "trusted friend" by stakeholders.

Why work for us?

AWE has been voted one of the best 25 big companies to work for this year. We offer a great package of benefits and career development as well as:

  • Every other Friday off
  • Pension contributions between 9% to 13%

Take a look at our benefits on our careers site.

Applications via: AWE Careers

Security Clearance (funded by the AWE) is required in order to start which takes several months to complete.

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Important things you need to know:

  • Interviews will be scheduled during working hours
  • Interviews will be 90 minutes onsite here at AWE and will include a 5-to-10-minute presentation

If we receive a high level of applications, this vacancy may close early. Refresh your CV and apply now!

For more information about the role or the recruitment journey, contact me (Sunflower) at:

(Sorry agencies - recruitment is managed by our inhouse TAPs)


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