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Senior Programme Lead: Supply Chain for Nuclear Power Plants

Job Location: Central London

Remuneration: c. £60,000.00 + benefits package

Application deadline: 5 April 2021.

World Nuclear Association, the international organization representing the global nuclear industry, is recruiting a senior programme lead with expertise in the supply chain for nuclear power plants. The senior programme lead will be responsible for assessing the nuclear industry’s capability and capacity to produce the equipment, systems and components required by nuclear power plants and for communicating the analysis to internal and external stakeholders.

A key task will be overseeing the preparation of technical publications, including World Nuclear Supply Chain. Published since 2012, this report provides information on major independent suppliers of nuclear grade structures, systems, components and services as well as an up-to-date picture of ongoing and planned nuclear power plant construction and refurbishment projects. Other duties will include monitoring and analysing trends in areas such as nuclear construction, localization, quality management and commercial grade dedication. The senior programme lead will also lead and coordinate the work of relevant working groups that convene under World Nuclear Association, developing positions, and liaising with various stakeholder bodies.

Applicants should have at least five years’ experience working in a relevant field and possess a good awareness of the nuclear power plant market, its policy framework, project structuring, and the main industrial codes and standards. A thorough knowledge of world energy trends is essential. The ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with major industry-based and intergovernmental organisations is also vital.

Applicants should have a university degree in a field such as engineering or economics, preferably to Master’s level, excellent coordinating and organizational abilities, good interpersonal skills and a strong team ethic. A proven track record of presenting competently to international technical audiences and the ability to communicate fluently and accurately in written and spoken English is essential. Knowledge of other languages would be an advantage.

Please send a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for this position and salary expectation to  

For further information about the World Nuclear Association, visit


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