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Director - New Build Regulatory Affairs

  1. Mississauga, Ottawa
  2. Nuclear
R-115989

Director - New Build Regulatory Affairs

AtkinsRéalis is one of Canada's largest private sector nuclear engineering groups. We have been providing a wide range of services to the nuclear industry in Canada and around the world since for more than 60 years. We are proud to be the steward of Canadian CANDU nuclear technology.

AtkinsRéalis is one of Canada's largest private sector nuclear engineering groups. We have been providing a wide range of services to the nuclear industry in Canada and around the world since for more than 60 years.  We are proud to be the steward of Canadian CANDU nuclear technology and to apply our extensive knowledge to support the emerging area of new CANDU reactor builds and new SMR reactor builds.  Our expertise includes: Nuclear Steam Plant (NSP) engineering, Balance of Plant (BOP) engineering, Plant Life Management and Extension, Retube Tooling Systems, Inspection and Maintenance Services, Steam Generator Replacement, Plant Equipment Refurbishment and Retrofits.

Location – Mississauga, ON

Your role within the team:

The Director – New Build Regulatory Affairs will report to the Program Director or General Manager, New Nuclear & New Markets and will be responsible for all aspects of engagement and relationship management with government organizations as it pertains to new builds of CANDU New Build projects. This will involve supporting or leading the following types of activities, in combination with government relations, project teams, and senior management.

  • Developing plans, with leadership and government relations teams, to enhance government to business processes, such as escalation and implementation of improved methods for obtaining import and export licenses.
  • Managing licensing and regulatory project and technical reviews with the CNSC or other regulatory bodies.
  • Liaison between AtkinsRealis and various government agencies including the CNSC about business priorities and keeping these agencies abreast of our key business priorities and goals such that they can best support us and be prepared for requests before they are made
  • Supporting customer requests for licensing interventions.
  • Advising and leading aspects of project regulatory interfaces including service contracts with the CNSC.
  • Supporting existing licensing teams in our radiation facilities as required.
  • Working with various government agencies to streamline and improve their service offerings including improvements to the method of reviewing import/export permits for various countries.
  • Across all aspects of Regulatory Affairs, build relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, and improve the current working methods and interfaces.

This role will require extensive interface with engineering organizations, procurement teams, subcontracting teams within the nuclear new build projects to help facilitate any interactions with government regulatory bodies including the CNSC.   

Why choose AtkinsRéalis as an employer?

Because we offer:

  • The opportunity to work on various major projects for internal and external clients.
  • An exciting environment where work-life balance is important.
  • A wide array of learning and development opportunities.
  • Competitive pay, flexible benefits, an employee share plan, and a defined contribution pension plan.
  • A work environment focused on health and safety.

The ideal candidate:

  • 10+ years experience working in the nuclear industry.
  • 5+ years experience leading individuals and teams.
  • 5+ years experience in a role that demonstrates keen understanding of Canadian nuclear regulatory processes, import/export processes and intervention process for new applications.
  • Experience in New Nuclear Reactor licensing  and construction projects.
  • Understanding of licensing large projects under complex regulatory environments.
  • A natural leader who can inspire a team to perform and work together towards a common goal
  • Lead by example and set high standards for Health & Safety and Nuclear Safety Culture.
  • An appreciation of the importance of Quality Assurance Programs and their significance to the nuclear industry.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and customer relationship skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Working Knowledge of industrial safety and nuclear safety culture.
  • The Director shall lead by example the project organization, through day-to-day exhibition of AtkinsRealis’s core values: Safety, Integrity, Collaboration and Innovation.
  • The Director shall be accountable for all aspects of one or more tasks within the mandate and to lead all team members who are performing duties to ensure that the work progresses with safety, quality, schedule, cost, and contractual requirements.
  • The Director is responsible for providing input to project scopes and deliverable definition for project scopes that require interaction with CNSC or other regulatory bodies.
  • The Director shall ensure that all project activities are performed in accordance with corporate standards of ethical compliance, cyber-security, import-export regulations, intellectual property protections and security clearance protocols. 
  • The Director shall help advise project procurement and subcontract management including subcontractor and supplier oversight regarding the requirements for import/export permits and the associated annual reporting requirements.
  • The Director shall form and maintain relationships with clients, partners, suppliers, regulatory and other government bodies, and project stakeholders.

  

Necessary competencies –

  • Demonstrates initiative and decisiveness.
  • Plans and communicates effectively.
  • Seeks and accepts responsibility and accountability.
  • Possesses excellent judgment and can correctly apply skills and knowledge.
  • perform well under stress.
  • Delegates effectively.
  • Commitment to Safety.
  • Stakeholder Management.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Integrity and Trust.
  • Customer Focus.
  • Team Player, Shares Knowledge.

 Are you up for this challenge? Apply today and join our team to help engineer a Better Future for our Planet and its People.

At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds, and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion, or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.  
 

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Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about AtkinsRéalis’ accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

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