Group Leader Internal Regulation

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
West Berkshire, England, Berkshire
Closing date
6 Nov 2019
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AWE are currently recruiting for a Group Leader Internal Regulation

Location - Reading / Basingstoke area

AWE offer a competitive salary, market leading contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, excellent work/life balance including a 9-day working fortnight and flexible working hours (role dependent).

A salary sacrifice scheme is also available. We will consider candidates looking for full time or part time hours.

AWE has been named in the Sunday Times top 25 big companies to work for in 2019.

We are looking for an inquisitive independent thinker to join the Internal Regulation management team to lead and enable the team in providing challenge to the business and advice to the Assurance Director and on the Company's Environmental, Security, Safety, Health and Quality performance. You will need to be able influence the business at all levels in its drive for continual improvement these areas.

In this role you will providing Leadership and management oversight to the team of Internal Regulators, providing information to allow an independent assessment on the performance of the business, whilst gaining agreement to findings and follow-up of issues and actions in collaboration with stakeholders.

You will be part of a management team whose objective is to supervise, manage and motivate the team and understand training and development needs. As a Group Leader, you will be responsible for overseeing a range of surveillance activities of the Internal Regulation Team as well as routine engagement with Directors to enable informed decision making. Undertaking benchmarking and looking to identify and develop improvements in the end to end inspection processes, and internal procedures.

We are looking for candidates to be able to demonstrate:

· Previous experience in a highly regulated industry

· NEBOSH General Certificate, Degree, Vocational qualification or equivalent

· Leadership and management skills/experience

· Strong interpersonal and communication skills at all levels of the business

· Report writing and presentation skills

· Member of IOSH/IEMA/SRP or applicable institution (Preferred)

· Experience of undertaking investigations and/or Audit (Preferred)

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.

AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country's nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions.

AWE is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at AWE, including women, BAME and disabled people.


We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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