Role description

Senior Safety Case Consultant – Orano

We are looking for several Senior Safety Case Consultants to be part of multiple nuclear projects across the UK for our client Orano.

Orano has an established footprint in the United Kingdom built on over 40 years’ experience in the UK nuclear sector. Delivering the full range of its nuclear fuel cycle capability across the British Isles, Orano has provided and continues to deliver services relating to uranium, used fuel management and recycling, nuclear logistics, engineering and nuclear site dismantling. As one of the biggest decommissioning markets in the world, the UK is strategic position for Orano.

Role description

As a Senior Safety Case Consultant, you will be responsible for delivering complex safety cases, with experience of the full lifecycle of facilities, to a variety of clients and manage projects to a high level, that meet and exceed client expectations particularly on technical excellence.


  • Provide technical knowledge in areas such as decommissioning, decontamination, transport, human factors, waste management, as well as client specific systems, with experience in all aspects of pulling together and delivering a coherent and robust safety case along with the ability to present the associated technical arguments to clients, their in-house safety teams
  • Deliver complex safety cases in the time to the programme agreed whilst keeping track of the project and keeping all concerned informed of both technical and financial progress
  • Represent the Company on technical matters to clients/external stakeholders
  • Managing complicated safety cases for high hazard category facilities/plants, involving a team of consultants
  • Lead technical discussions and presentation of work to clients
  • Represent the company on technical matters to clients/external stakeholders

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Degree or equivalent experience in engineering, science or related field of study
  • Knowledge of and experience in the management and production of complex safety cases, for a number of plant types at different lifecycle stages
  • Experience of managing a variety of projects
  • Excellent understanding of the nuclear sector, key clients and supply chain partners
  • Commercial awareness related to bids, project updates, client communications, variations and project extensions
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with internal management and external clients

This is a unique opportunity to join a diverse team that will support you throughout your career, with plenty of exciting development opportunities for those looking to move forward.

About Orano

Orano offers a flexible hybrid working pattern, with remote and office-based roles.

Orano’s established engineering and consulting business offers specialist design and consulting services to the majority of the UK’s nuclear sites and clients. With a core business stream of nuclear safety, integrated with its full range of engineering services and specialist technical disciplines such as Human Factors and Shielding, Orano positions itself to support UK nuclear projects across the lifecycle.

This ranges from support to Nuclear New Build and design support to fusion, to supporting major decommissioning and waste management programmes through frameworks with clients such as Dounreay and Magnox.

Within the UK, Orano Projects Limited (OPL) is a distinct UK legal entity, and is a part of the Orano Projects Business Unit, with offices in Warrington, Abingdon, and Westlakes in Cumbria. OPL is currently organised into two principal departments, a Consultancy department providing safety consultancy services, and an Engineering department providing a range of engineering and project services.

Please click on the apply now button to send us your application – or contact Lisa Morgan at Thomas Thor for further information.

Lisa is a Search and Process consultant, based in Finland, specialised in the UK nuclear market. Experience in successfully placing engineering, technical and administrative personnel on both permanent and contract assignments across different countries.

Lisa Morgan