SMR Technical Director (Polish speaking)

Location United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Aneta Carter

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Job ref: 32601
Published: 8 months ago

Technical Director will lead technical communication with stakeholders in Poland for our micro power plant projects. This role will be responsible for effectively communicating all technical aspects of our projects to regulators, customers, and local engineering firms. In this role, you can be based in the UK and travel to Poland when required.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

    • Act as the primary technical communicator to key stakeholders in Poland including the electricity regulator, nuclear regulator, environmental regulators, customers, and local engineers

    • Work with members of the development and licensing teams to ensure alignment on stakeholder engagement strategy and messaging

    • Communicate with the National Atomic Energy Agency (PAA) concerning the company's regulatory submissions and the radiologic aspects of the company's technology with close coordination with the engineering team

    • Act as an environmental technical authority and be able to represent the project at appropriate internal technical and project reviews and at external meetings with the General Directorate for Environmental Protection (GDOŚ) and other stakeholders

    • Engage with the electricity regulator and local authorities on site-specific technical requirements for the project

    • Respond to customer inquiries relating to the technical aspects of project developments

    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure projects align with business objectives, meet regulatory requirements, and comply with relevant codes and standards

    • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including suppliers, contractors, and government officials

    • Ensure project documentation is complete, accurate, and up-to-date, and complies with all relevant regulations and standards

    • Identify and mitigate technical risks and issues through effective strategies and actions


    • Master's degree or PhD in engineering, project management, or a related field (advanced degree in nuclear engineering preferred)

    • Minimum of 10 years of experience in engineering, project management, or a related field, preferably with a focus on energy projects

    • Experience working with regulatory bodies and government officials to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards

    • Strong understanding of the nuclear energy market, including regulations, codes, and standards related to SMRs

    • Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate complex technical concepts to a variety of audiences

    • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and manage cross-functional teams in a fast-paced environment

    • Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify technical risks and develop effective mitigation strategies

    • Ability to travel as required

    • Fluent in Polish and English