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Job Title:  Nuclear Advisor

Posting Date:  07-Mar-2023
Requisition ID:  747
Company:  ENEC

Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, AE

Employment Type:  IC Monthly
Seasonality Classification: 

Job Purpose


Support the Chief Nuclear Officer by providing advice and guidance on the implementation of the nuclear operational strategies and plans to ensure alignment with the overall BNPP strategy. Support in assuring the safety and overall effectiveness of operations. Provide inputs to the strategy that is applicable in order to achieve optimal operational excellence in line with the industry standards of nuclear safety, security, and liability.


Key Activities, Responsibility & Accountability

 Safety and Environment, Security and Business Continuity 

Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

• All individuals take personal responsibility for safety; follow company HSE policies, procedures and instructions; avoid complacency and continuously challenge existing conditions and activities in order to identify discrepancies that might result in error or in appropriate action; report any situation that could present a hazard; not intentionally or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided at the workplace in the interest of health, safety, welfare or protection or management of the environment.

• Follow all relevant Security policies, processes, procedures, and instructions to ensure security compliance in all aspects of work, by applying them on self, others, and corporate assets.

• Follow all relevant Business Continuity and Resilience requirements for compliance with, and adherence to, policies, procedures and instructions related to the effective planning for, and response to, incidents and/or business disruptions in order to continue critical business processes and activities with minimal adverse impact.



People Management

Responsibilities and Accountabilities 

• Contribute to the development of UAE National employees in a manner which supports the objectives of the corporation and its Emiratization strategy.

• Contribute to knowledge dissemination/sharing in a way that assists with building internal capabilities of UAE Nationals where applicable and maximize their effective performance.



Excellence and Quality Management

Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

• Ensure commitment to a culture of continuous improvement by eliminating waste, following operations procedures, practicing innovation, problem solving, and teamwork; complying with Quality Management System policies and procedures; providing and receiving constructive feedback, and striving to meet quality standards and stakeholder expectations.

• Ensure commitment to the Nawah Fundamentals.


Responsibilities & Accountabilities (contd.)


Operational Performance Strategy

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:  

• Review the operations of Nawah and the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) along with the CNO to ensure its credibility as a nuclear organization.

• Facilitate through research proposals for the areas that require improvement and enhancement to ensure optimal operations of the BNPP.

• Support in maintaining the integration the Enterprise, BNPP, KEPCO, KHNP to ensure the maximization of the value, visibility, and impact of the nuclear program.

• Act as a liaison between the BNPP and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), World Association of Nuclear Operations (WANO), the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR), Committee for Nuclear Power  (CNP), and Nuclear Safety Review Board (NSRB) to ensure open communication and compliance with all regulations and requirements with best practices.

• Support the CNO with appropriate governance and oversights when illustrating the CNO organizational frameworks and processes that with support the organization 

• Provide inputs on strategies that will effectively support in managing the relationship with vendors and contractors which require  building high levels of trust and understanding with key internal and external stakeholders in order to ensure full compliance with the industry and the ability to promote broader understanding of the corporate interest and practices.

• Support in the development of critical initiatives strategically targeted to improve efficiency and maximize safety and operational performance.

• Guide the CNO on providing direction to all subordinate functions to ensure they are fully operational, achieving their production objectives and maintaining operational excellence.

• Oversee and monitor the authorization and challenge corrective actions requested by all Organizational Units within the CNO organization to ensure safe and reliable operation of the plants.



Culture of Safety:

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

• Guide in formulating a strong nuclear safety culture for the nuclear industry in the UAE by monitoring the endorsement of the application and compliance to the highest level of nuclear safety standards.

• Oversee and certify the nuclear and personnel related safety activities, throughout the CNO Organization are conducted to high standards in accordance with plan and central processes and procedures.



Corporate Strategy and Leadership 

Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

• Collaborate with Nawah, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), and Barakah One Company executives to develop Enterprise strategies, plans, goals and objectives.

• Lead the development and implementation of the organizational unit’s strategy and Business Plan ensuring its alignment with the broader corporate objectives of the Organization 

• Serve as a role model to ensure employees’ awareness and commitment to Nawah’s vision,




Professional Certifications

CertificateMin: N/A

CertificateMax: ACCA or equivalent 


QualificationMin: • Bachelor's Degree 

• 10 to 12 years of relevant experience.


QualificationMax: • Master’s degree in engineering or related Science 

• 20 years of relevant nuclear experience