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.


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.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • 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 (though not necessary).
  • Strong leadership capability in ensuring safety and security are at the heart of plant operations.

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