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Safety Case Manager

Safety Case Manager

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Position – Safety Case Manager
Type – Contract
Rate – Circa £60.00 per hour Umbrella Co (DOE)
Hours – Typically 36 hours per week
Duration – 12 Months +
Location – Devonport / Remote 
Start Date – ASAP ?
Security – UK SC Security Clearance Must Be In Place
Industry – Defence / Marine / Engineering
Determination – Inside IR35

Position Primary Purpose;

The primary purpose of the 10 Dock Safety Case Manager post is to work as the head of the 10 Dock Facility Safety Case Team and to:

Provide technical oversight of and provision of SQEP resource for development of the 10 Dock Safety Case to the required scope, quality, schedule and cost, providing an overall facility capability for the required submarine production activities.

Responsible for managing the technical aspects of the safety engineering packages from identification of the need, through to handover.


The 10 Dock Safety Case Manager is accountable to the Major Infrastructure Projects Head of Nuclear Safety to ensure application of highest standards for health and safety in the 10 Dock Facility Safety Case and to ensure all safety case team members co-operate with respect to company standards about matters on health, safety and environment, ethics and behaviours.

Principal Tasks and Responsibilities;

Lead, deliver and co-ordinate production of a Licensable Facility Safety Case to demonstrate that acceptance criteria have been met and risks have been reduced ALARP.

Ensure Safety Case covers breadth of required production activities and advise on measures to reduce the production restrictions arising from CLOSOs 

Plan for effective project implementation, identifying key factors and leading the project’s technical planning process for safety deliverables 

Ensure effective Quality Management Arrangements operate and deliver through compliance with Babcock’s Business Management System and Technical Manual 

Ensure that the processes and activities being managed are appropriately documented with appropriate records maintained and configuration and quality controls applied.

Ensure that staff and contractors under their control are familiar with the hazards and risks associated with the work undertaken by the delegated engineering team through effective management and communication of the Risk Assessment.

Ensure Safety information is articulated to the Design Manager/s to enable appropriate justification of the engineering / activities within the Facility Safety Case.

Liaise with Engineering Services Core Nuclear Safety Team to ensure that Relevant Good Practice is employed.

Interfacing Responsibilities;

For the principal tasks and responsibilities identified in Section 4 to be carried out and discharged effectively, it will be necessary to liaise with several individuals or groups, these include but are not limited to: 

10 Dock Design Managers and Teams – to ensure adequate capture of nuclear safety requirements in the design and support demonstration of an overall balanced Facility Design that allows demonstration of ALARP.

10 Dock Project / Package Manager – to communicate on project deliverables to scope, schedule and cost. Raise any technical issues that may have an effect on overall project delivery.

User Acceptance Group – to ensure user requirements are understood and addressed, and to ensure that safety strategy and resulting safety cases adequately considers the facility owners, operators maintainers and users.

Other Facility and Project Safety Managers – to ensure consistency of approach, learn from experience, process improvement etc. To ensure safety case requirements and interfaces are appropriately managed through design, construction, commissioning and facility handover. 

MIP Office of Chief Engineer for Technical Governance and access to specialist design, nuclear safety and NSRP information. 

Engineering Services TA Safety Team – to ensure alignment with existing BMS safety assessment processes, learning from experience, sharing of Relevant Good Practice etc. 

External Design/Technical Authorities – to ensure that there is an adequate level of management control at the interfaces between equipment for which an external organisation retains DA responsibility and those for which DRDL retain DA responsibility. Key organisations include RRMP, MoD ISM and MoD NP.

DRDL Nuclear Assurance – in relation to DRDL Nuclear safety assurance processes (e.g. IPR, Safety Committees).

Regulatory Authorities (INO, ONR, DNSR, EA) – to support the Project Managers by supporting Regulatory Interface meetings/audit/inspection and responding to regulatory correspondence. 


Request the necessary support from the Project Manager within the constraints of budget and in accordance with the project strategy.  Liaise with the Design & Safety Manager to prioritise projects/work packages. 

Internally approve safety documentation ensuring company process has been followed iaw the agreed requirements.

Develop and implement the Safety Strategy and ensure appropriate direction to ensure the delivery of technical requirements.

Audit defined processes and activities within the Engineering Management Plan and Safety Strategy to ensure compliance and continuous improvement.

Sanction actions that support the development and implementation of the Safety Strategy.

Site Licence / Authorisation Conditions (LCs/ACs);

  • LC/AC06 – Documents, records, authorities and certificates
  • LC/AC10 – Training
  • LC/AC12 – Duly Authorised and Other Suitably Qualified and Experienced Persons
  • LC/AC14 – Safety documentation
  • LC/AC17 – Management systems
  • LC/AC18 – Radiological protection
  • LC/AC19 – Construction or installation of new plant
  • LC/AC20 – Modification to design of plant under construction
  • LC/AC21 – Commissioning
  • LC/AC22 – Modification or experiment on existing plant
  • LC/AC23 – Operating Rules and Limits of Safe Operation
  • LC/AC24 – Operating Instructions
  • LC/AC25 – Operational records
  • LC/AC27 – Safety mechanisms, devices and circuits
  • LC/AC28 – Examination, inspection, maintenance and testing                                                               
  • Qualifications and Experience Requirements;

  • A degree in an appropriate engineering discipline.
  • Chartered Engineer, registered with Engineering Council. 
  • NUC0793 Nuclear Plant Foundation Course  Module 1;
  • NUC0794 Nuclear Fundamentals (Foundation) Course Module 2;
  • NUC0911 Introduction to Safety Engineering.
  • NUC0912 Safety Engineering Technical Fundamentals  
  • Sound understanding and application of relevant:
  • Industry legislation;
  • Industry Codes and Standards;
  • Category A Nuclear Safety Engineering Practices
  • Safety Case Management, planning and budgetary control
  • Company and departmental procedures relating to Design, Company and departmental procedures relating to Design, Health & Safety and Quality requirements;
  • BIM; 
  • Experience;
  • Significant experience in the technical management of large scale and complex nuclear safety case development throughout the design lifecycle
  • Experience of safety case development for refit/repair of nuclear submarines
  • Sound understanding of engineering design and safety practice as relevant to discipline, post and project requirements
  • Sound project specification, planning, project management and budgeting experience.

  • Other