Outage Manager

  • Type: Full-time
  • Job #176301
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  • Ensure Nuclear Safety is protected through the delivery of the highest performance in HSE, Quality, Maintenance, Risk awareness, Training & Development.
  •  Lead and manage the site based team of outage professionals to meet and exceed client expectations
  • Work collaboratively across the site, partners, suppliers and subcontractors to achieve customer expectations
  •  Develop strategies for and ensure execution of outage management
  • Support and embed the human performance programme, maintaining nuclear safety culture through the everyday workface use of error prevention tools.  
  • Responsible Supportfor all aspects of outage planning and preparation, schedule development and implementation at the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) including monitoring and coordinating pre-outage milestones and action items, budget, scope development and control, and outage Risk Assessments
  •  Develop and maintain the long range outage plan.
  •  Identify, negotiate and recommend effective contingency plans to support achievement of outage goals
  • Work closely with the Nuclear Operations Director and Client Representatives to ensure effective management of plant health, risk and improvement initiatives to further improve the overall asset performance
  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of I&C, Fuel handling, Mechanical and Electrical areas of responsibility and integrate maintenance organization actions with the functions of other appropriate organizations
  • Oversee outage activities and verify progress and performance Measurement
  •  Review outage related documentation including maintenance and test procedures, drawings, test reports, equipment and tool list, spare parts and consumables list, etc.
  • Support customer licensing departments for construction and operating licensing activities related with BNPP maintenance activities
  • Ensure work is planned and executed in a manner that results in radiological exposure as low as reasonably achievable
  • Support recruitment of staff to timely implementation of appropriate SAT training program
  • Manage mentoring and reinforce individual ownership of outage staff.
  • Successfully complete all required initial and continuous training courses and requirements in order to attain and maintain the required qualification and certification in areas of scope
  •   Strive to improve maintenance technology level, understanding of overall plant operation, and impact of maintenance on plant equipment and systems
  • Manage Costs/Forecasting/Budget setting
  •  Manage the effective achievement of organisation’s objectives by setting individual targets, developing and motivating staff, provision of formal and informal feedback and appraisal – in order to maximize subordinate and organisational performance.


  • Degree level or equivalent experience
  • PMP is desired but not required

Knowledge and Skills

  • With considerable experience at a senior level operating both operationally and strategically,
  • 15 years of relevant experience; a minimum of 5 of which must be in a maintenance leadership position 
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in working at a nuclear licensed facility
  •  Sound knowledge of financial management and governance procedures.
  • Proven track record of leadership capability, with enhanced communication skills with demonstrable experience in managing maintenance groups of greater than 100 people
  • Excellent knowledge and proven in-depth understanding of maintenance and outages within Nuclear Power Plants
  • Extensive knowledge of commercial Nuclear Power Plants
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an FANR and/or BNPP requirements for security clearance.
  • With experience of people management and managing conflicting demands
  • Strong strategic planning and scheduling experience
  • Proven project management skills with the ability to work both across diverse functional teams and to be an active team participant.
  • Experience of working at a senior level operating globally with diverse cultures and geographically diverse teams.
  • Experience of providing leadership in challenging times and taking difficult and sometimes hard decisions
  • Experience with work control programs and detailed knowledge of Nuclear Maintenance Management Programs

Key Competencies:

  • Identifies the essential nature of pending issues and develops strategic options and scenarios to solve them
  • Tenaciously executes plans to deliver results with strong decision capability even in the most complex of situations.
  • Resourcefulness: Identifies, mobilizes and leverages required resources to get work done and tenaciously executes plans to deliver results
  • With ability to identify the priorities even with conflicting demands to deliver the results needed for the business.
  • Devises/executes methods of facilitating organisational units to cooperate across organisational boundaries capitalising on each areas strengths and capabilities
  • Sets forth a clear blueprint for the organization that enables all members to move in the same direction and provides action plans for realizing the vision
  • Identifies opportunities for people development and being able to assess the potential of those within the business. Understand and demonstrate pipeline management taking part in both talent identification through people session and providing mentoring to develop individuals within the business in line with the 2G strategy