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Senior Nuclear Fuel Fabrication Specalist

Date: Mar 10, 2023

Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, AE

Company: Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation

Job Purpose

Support the activities related to nuclear fuel fabrication procurement, including development of tender documents, evaluation of bidders, negotiations and final recommendation and award of contracts. Support existing fuel contract production and delivery schedules, contract notices, and invoice processing. Support the activities related to the strategic development of fabrication feasibility studies to ensure security of supply to Barakah Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP).

Activity:Policies and Procedures
•Supports, maintains and communicates Nuclear Fuel Procurement Policies, Procedures and Processes in order to ensure alignment with Nuclear Fuel Management Division and generally across ENEC Organization including Finance, Legal, Procurement and Supply Chain, etc.

Nuclear Fuel Fabrication
•Participates in the development and technical evaluation of nuclear fuel fabrication tender documents, evaluation of the bidders, negotiations and final recommendation and award of the contracts.
•Supports the development and maintenance of a sustainable fuel fabrication technical program including the establishment of effective supplier communications and quality oversight such that highest technical quality of fuel is provided for Barakah.
•Supports the Alternative Fuel Fabricator (AFF) implementation process providing technical and commercial expertise in order to ensure the most cost effective alternate fuel for Barakah.
•Participates in the development of Fuel Fabrication Feasibility (FFF) and strategic fabrication studies for the purpose of security of supply of fuel assemblies to Barakah, including the assessment of the technical capabilities of all suppliers and sources.
•Oversee the implementation of FFF long term planning and business development for a potential UAE facility and the associated domestic supply chain for components, while providing knowledge transfer to the fuel fabrication group members.

Capacity Building
•Supports the development and implementation of a continuous nuclear fuel fabrication training and mentoring program in order to ensure knowledge transfer and sustained capability to procure and manage nuclear fuel fabrication supply contracts in the future.

Stakeholder Engagement
•Supports the communication of both internal and external stakeholders in order to build and nurture mutually beneficial working relationships.

HSE, Security & Continuity of Operation
•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.
•Ensure compliance with corporate requirements for adherence to policies, procedures and instructions related to Crisis Management and Business Continuity in order to continue mission-critical activities.

The incumbent is expected to perform standard activities as per attachments 4 & 5 in the Job Description procedure (relating to Health, Safety and Environment, Security and Business Continuity, People Management, Excellence and Quality Management




Bachelor degree in Engineering or Business Administration

Master degree in Engineering or Business Administration


•Minimum 5 years relevant experience in nuclear fuel fabrication and/or contract administration at a nuclear utility or selling nuclear fuel related products and services as a nuclear fuel supplier
•Experience in dealing with nuclear and other regulatory agencies regarding nuclear fuel contract management
•Negotiating experience in 4 or more years in the nuclear fuel procurement or supply
•Experience in performing financial analysis, business process analysis, economic forecasting and modeling
•Nuclear fuel contract management experience

Minimum 5 years in supervisory role experience in nuclear fuel fabrication and/or contract administration at a nuclear utility or selling nuclear fuel related products and services as a nuclear fuel supplier