Nuclear Jobs of the Week - Commercial Manager - Warrington, UK

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Recruiter: Michael Page

Location: Warrington, GB

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level

Employment Type: Full-time

Client: Leading Energy Business

Job Description

  • Maintaining the Company's Integrated Management System (IMS) relating to commercial activity and ensuring alignment to meet regulators requirements.

  • Planning, execution and reporting of internal audits of the IMS and liaison with customer and host/third party auditors, as required.

  • Reporting on the performance of the IMS, providing recommendations for improvement and holding periodic reviews with the Head of Commercial.

  • Acting as focal point for transaction and investment approval processes

  • Conducting audit activities of the Company's commercial activities, logging and tracking non-conformances and their resolution.

  • Communication of customer requirements, including specific QA requirements, throughout the Company.

  • Assisting with the maintenance of commercial procedures and coaching members of the Company's customer-facing staff in good practice in maintenance and revision of same.

  • Recording and timely investigation of customer complaints, and ensuring close out of corrective actions.

  • Working with operating staff to establish procedures, standards, systems and procedures and to determine training needs.

  • Acting as a catalyst for change and improvement in performance/quality.

  • Supporting the development of suitable training programmes for employees, including the commercial induction processes.

The Successful Applicant

  • Be qualified with a Bachelor degree

  • Have experience as either a Quality Assurance Manager in a regulated industry (e.g. Nuclear, Aerospace) or a Commercial Manager or Officer in similar industries

  • Be capable of achieving UK SC clearance

  • Have strong attention to detail and an analytical approach to problem solving

  • Have the ability to coach and lead others

  • Have basic commercial and financial literacy

  • Have strong communication skills with a persuasive and persistent manner

Get Into Nuclear

The recruitment company are being a little vague here on the roles, the company and the industry but this opportunity caught our eye for someone looking to get into nuclear from a commercial / quality assurance / regulated background. Looking at this opportunity by applying the Get Into Nuclear six step process your route to get into nuclear would look something like this:

  1. Know who you are: you are a graduate who has been working within a regulated industry within a commercial environment where stringent quality assurance requirements are the norm.

  2. Know what you what: a step up or across into a new role hopefully catching yourself a pay rise at the same time.

  3. Know the Business: more and more nuclear companies are looking for resources to provide commercial and legal support. This role, although not 100% nuclear, has the added requirements of having worked in a Quality Assurance Role previously. This role is quite specific and a niche role if you can position yourself to take it.

  4. Know the Skills:

  5. A degree – check out the UK Nuclear University Network for a list of all nuclear related courses for you to investigate.

  6. Knowledge of Integrated Management Systems (IMS) and how to utilise, audit, improve and train other to use them – you can find out more about IMS at; you can find internal auditor training here at SGS; and more about how IMS can help your existing business at the LRQA.

  7. Quality Assurance knowledge and experience in a regulated industry - it’s worth having a good read of the Nuclear UK Career Guide; The CQI guide to Quality Management Careers in Nuclear.

  8. Strong awareness of commercial matters, activities and procedures within a business

  9. Ability to work with, motivate and manage others

  10. Ability to achieve SC status within the vetting requirements.

  11. As a catch-all you can check-out the NSAN UK Nuclear Education, Skills & Training Directory.

  12. Know the people: This role specifically is being recruited on behalf of the company in question by Michael Page who a known for working with you for every step of your career progression and trying to distance themselves from the perception that recruitment is a transactional relationship.

  13. Be known: if you feel that you are ready for the particular role, go for it! You can find the application page from the link above. If you would like us to have a review of your CV before submitting your application by all means pass this on to us via If this role is something that you would be keen to get into but need implement a little personal development in stage 4 above you will find that this will open up a route to a network of like-minded individuals which will bring their own opportunities in the future.

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