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Location: United Kingdom, South West England

Emergency Preparedness Lead

United Kingdom, South West England
£300.00 - £350.00 per Day

Job Description

The Hinkley Point C Project is one of the largest infrastructure projects in Europe. During the business construction phase over 5,600 people will work on the site. The project marks the rebirth of the UK's nuclear industry and will present invaluable opportunities for Somerset, the South West and wider UK.

Emergency Preparedness Lead
PAYE up to £350.00 per day (+ 33 days paid leave)
Umbrella up to £475.00 per day (no holiday)
CED 31/12/2021 (rolling 12 month contract thereafter)
5 days per week. 8 hours per day.

The Role will be a direct report to the Business Resilience Manager, focusing on the management, planning and preparedness of the EDF HPC Emergency Organisation, Resources and Facilities.
The role will manage the Site Emergency Exercise programme and be the lead planner for all NNB EP Lead Emergency Exercises. They will support compliance to Licence Condition 11 (Emergency Arrangements) and be key in assessing and supporting contractor Emergency Arrangements and Plans.
They will deputise for the Business Resilience Manager as and when delegated in their absence and will support the Business Resilience Manager in managing regular meetings and management processes and reporting.
They will manage the support service contracts for Emergency Facilitates, Equipment and Provisions, ensuring a robust and resilient service.

Principal Accountabilities

Manage, administer and assure the EDF HPC Emergency Exercise Programme.

Act as Lead Planner for all HPC EP Lead HPC Emergency Exercises.

Ensure that emergency facilities and equipment are maintained to a high standard by carrying out regular audits and inspections to ensure a state of operational readiness.

Manage the Emergency Preparedness contract with the sites Security Infrastructure Provider.

Support development and definition of Emergency Preparedness requirements for infrastructure projects.

Author, update and manage Emergency Preparedness documentation as required.

Development and support the necessary training for emergency scheme personnel and act as an advocate for the implementation of this training in conjunction with the training department.

Assist with the planning and delivery of contractor emergency exercises to validate and demonstrate all aspects of the site's emergency arrangements.

Support the review and acceptance of Contractor Incident Management Plans, acting as the intelligent customer for EDF NNB Emergency Arrangements.

Represent HPC Emergency Preparedness at internal and external meetings including liaison with multi agency partners and contractors.

Maintain levels of professional knowledge to ensure best practice is disseminated.

Provide support to the Emergency Preparedness Assurance programme.

Knowledge & Skills

Working knowledge of Nuclear Site Licence Conditions 11, knowledge of relevant legislation and regulation effecting emergency preparedness on site.

A good level of knowledge of Emergency Facilities, Equipment and Roles.

Good organisational skills with practical and methodical project planning and ability to manage a number of concurrent work fronts.

Self-motivated and able to manage their own work priorities and actions.

Effective negotiating and influencing skills with the ability to develop and maintain constructive relationships with professional and managerial disciplines.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to assimilate, analyse and present complex problems, identify necessary action, make recommendations and ensure actions are implemented.

Understanding of the principles of risk assessment including dynamic risk assessment especially in a construction environment.

Qualifications & Experience

Proven track record of successfully managing different types of emergency exercises, ideally in a multi-sited complex organisation.

Membership of an appropriate professional organisation (e.g. Emergency Planning Society, International Association of Emergency Managers, Business Continuity Institute).

Educated to degree/Diploma level or equivalent level / relevant experience.

Clear understanding of Command and Control systems.

Experience of successfully developing and implementing emergency or operational plans, policies and procedures.

Rullion is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

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