Our client, a global Nuclear organization based in the MENA region offers a rare opportunity to embark on a nuclear New-Build program whilst taking inspiration from best-practices from nuclear sites around the world. This opportunity provides a three to five-year corporate executive challenge for the right individual looking to join a global team in the creation of world class operation.

Role description

Reporting directly into the Enterprise Chief Nuclear Operations Officer, you will oversee the fleet operations for the region, with a key focus on strategic oversight of plant performance and improvement.


  • Lead the safe and reliable operations of the organisation’s nuclear power plants.
  • Oversee independent performance assessments of nuclear operators as well as directing and planning organisational activities related to these assessments.
  • Assess and identify gaps and design improvement plans to ensure the plants operate to the highest safety and operational standards.
  • Review external safety oversight reports to ensure full compliance with assessments and prepare reporting for corporate management on plant performance.
  • Support the ECNO in assessing the power plants across areas including safety, reliability and security.
  • People management responsibility for a team of 5 including all aspects of performance appraisals, target setting and formal reviews.
  • Actively support the organisations succession planning strategy and act as a conduit to the transfer of key knowledge to future leaders within the team to ensure continuity.
  • Oversee Health and Safety, Security and Operational, ensuring full compliance and adherence to policies, procedures and standards.
  • Ensure full corporate compliance in relation to Business Continuity and Crisis Management.

Essential skills

  • Minimum 15 years relevant experience in nuclear organisations, ideally at multi-unit nuclear utilities.
  • Strong leadership capability in ensuring safety and security are at the heart of plant operations.
  • In-depth knowledge and competency in Nuclear Safety Culture and the related responsibility for safe Nuclear Power Plant Operations.
  • Leadership effectiveness through people management, stakeholder management and engagement with the team.
  • Strong negotiation and influential skills to ensure plant alignment with organisational goals and objectives.


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, we can only consider applicants who are eligible to work in this region based on Security Clearance outcome.

Published by Thomas Thor

Thomas Thor Associates is a consulting and recruitment organisation providing services to the global nuclear sector. We represent nuclear industry experts and provide nuclear jobs to our clients for either freelance contract assignments or permanent staff positions.

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