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Design & Safety Process Manager

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Plymouth

Job Title: Design & Safety Process Manager
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Compensation: £45,089.00 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent 
Job ID: SF32750

An exciting opportunity to be part of a major project developing new facilities at Devonport Royal Dockyard. You’ll join a friendly and motivated team of people who are proud to ensure that our work is compliant and safe. The Nuclear Site Plant Management team is focused on ensuring work across the site is undertaken safely as we are responsible for nuclear implicated cross-site services, including the provision of high integrity, high voltage electrical services to provide shore supplies to submarines. 


Who we are looking for?

We are looking for a Design and Safety Process Manager to provide governance of all activities across the DRDL Nuclear Site, particularly focused on nuclear and radiological safety implications of the operation of all cross site services and submarine over-side services. You will have a number of direct reports.


What will you be doing?
•    Enabling the delivery of the projects underway and planned at Devonport as part of the UK defence programme.

•    Performing the function of a Facility Procedure Authorisation Group (FPAG) Chair. This role comprises a number of areas of responsibility ranging from document approval to interfacing with the regulators, MoD/RN Nuclear Safety bodies and other Babcock stakeholders.

•    Maintain Plant Safety Case interfaces, implementing Licence Conditions/Authorisation Conditions (LCs/ACs), Plant Safety Cases and ensuring appropriate Operating Rules (ORs), Identified Operating Instructions (lOIs) and    Operating Instructions (OIs) are published and adhered to.  To become an Duly Authorised Person under LC/AC12.

•    To ensure continuity of all essential services to nuclear submarines and the support of nuclear facilities across the DRDL Nuclear Site and the MoD Authorised facilities.

The experience you’ll bring 
•    Facility and/or Plant Management experience 

•    Safety Case experience with respect to understanding and implemeting the identifid requirements and conducting compliance audtis 

•    Facility experience as they will be supporting the upgrading of facilities in Devonport Dockyard. 

•    Relevant Engineering Degree


You will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance.


What a role with Babcock offers? 
•    Enhanced employment terms and conditions
•    Money purchase pension scheme
•    Life assurance
•    Share ownership scheme
•    Occupational health services
•    Flexible working hours (only non-industrials)
•    Career opportunities, advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams
•    Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts


About Babcock International and Devonport
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It’s why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.
Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy’s new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme. 


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Application Guidance: 

All applications should be made online.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.
Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

Closing date: 08/06/2022



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