Sr. Manager, EMEA Nuclear Regulatory Affairs

Requisition Number:  3497
Company:  W Electrique France SAS

Preston, LAN, GB, pr4 0xj


The mission :

Direct and lead the nuclear regulatory affairs activities in support of Westinghouse business objectives in EMEA.  These include the coordination and integration of activities, within and between Global Nuclear Regulatory Affairs, the EMEA Business Unit, and GOS facilities in EMEA with nuclear licenses issued from their national regulators.    


Key Responsibilities:


  • Serve as the primary Westinghouse interface with nuclear regulatory agencies in EMEA; Maintain awareness of significant regulatory interactions when the Westinghouse licensed facility is the primary contact.
  • Ensure implementation of Global Regulatory Affairs initiatives within EMEA.
  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure Westinghouse has a strong relationship with the key regulators;  
  • Resolve EMEA business unit and GOS regulatory issues either directly or by supporting the licensed facilities as needed
  • Coordinate regulatory activities on behalf of GNRA with GOS facility, EH&S and Legal organizations;
  • Implement global regulatory affairs initiatives
  • Identify, prioritize and represent Westinghouse on selected international and industry organizations
  • Lead nuclear regulatory activities to ensure projects, initiatives and processes are in conformance with established policies and objectives. 
  • Take a leadership role on the regulatory steering group to drive company-wide improvements.
  • Provide Regulatory Support, Guidance and Oversight for Westinghouse Businesses, Products and Services: 


    • Cultivate and maintain strong working relationships with the key EMEA nuclear regulators directly or by working with GOS facilities to ensure they take appropriate steps to maintain such relationships. 
    • Support the business unit by helping navigate any regulatory hurdles to acquiring new business.
    • Apply regulatory knowledge to identify, integrate, and where appropriate direct acceptable resolution of technical and regulatory issues addressing customer or Westinghouse requirements. 
    • Provide for Westinghouse response and engagement to international regulatory bodies; industry and standards organizations based on alignment with the business unit and global regulatory affairs needs and expectations.
    • Ensure all EMEA locations have a strong inspection preparation and follow up program. 
  • With support from GNRA, ensure EMEA is appropriately implementing the Westinghouse Part 21 program. 
  • Engage the business unit in the proposal phase for any significant new projects and/or due diligence phase for mergers/acquisitions to ensure nuclear regulatory requirements have been appropriately considered.  
  • Maintain cognizance of the certification status of packages Westinghouse uses to ship Radioactive Material (RAM), including new fuel, throughout EMEA.  Assist the transportation group as needed to ensure packages remained certified (or re-certified) to support our business needs. 
  • Maintain cognizance of the nuclear license and certification status of GOS licensed facilities.  Assist GOS as needed to ensure facilities remain licensed or certified to support our business needs. 
  • Identify and share best practices in nuclear regulatory affairs across GNRA. 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 10+ years experience required, with detailed knowledge of at least one key EMEA nuclear regulatory.  
  • Proven experience dealing with nuclear regulators is an essential characteristic.  Established relationships with key regulatory leaders is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in technical or business area typically required.  MBA or Master's degree is highly desired.
  • Broad business acumen punctuated by incorporation nuclear regulatory requirements in decision making.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate and drive change in a fast paced and “ever changing” environment leveraging strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within the organization and with Customers at all levels creating value and alignment.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results.
  • Superior ability to communicate clearly in writing, verbally and through presentations.
  • Strong relationship building characteristics balanced with tenacity and challenging attitude.

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