2 days/week at home

A little flex time – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements depending on the role you apply for – explore your options with our recruiter during the application process.

Job Description

Job title: Nuclear Safety Case Developer

Location: Barrow-in-Furness- We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • Providing input to the Principal Engineering Manager (Site Safety Case) on production of effective safety cases through application of appropriate analytical methods and development of the documentation structure
  • Responsible for the provision of authoritative advice, guidance, mentoring and coaching of safety case specialists to develop and maintain an effective safety case capability
  • Providing authoritative guidance on the development of an appropriate safety case structure, development processes and associated analytical methods
  • Acting as a senior SME for safety case development
  • Ensuring that the Site Safety Case Team undertakes all activities in a manner consistent with Company Policy, Business Processes and the Quality Assurance programme
  • Acting as a point of contact with internal and external safety and regulatory authorities
  • Representing the company at internal/external meetings associated with safety and regulation of nuclear sites as necessary

Your skills and experiences:


  • Degree in STEM subject (or equivalent experience)
  • Extensive knowledge of the techniques and methodology used in the development of safety cases that meet relevant good practice
  • UK nuclear legislation, nuclear industry, site licensing, authorisation and environmental permitting and associated industry guidance


  • Knowledge of the UK nuclear regulatory landscape and permissioning requirements
  • Experience within the UK submarine build programme
  • Attained, or working towards, Membership of a relevant professional institute


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Site Safety Case team:

The team is responsible for producing nuclear safety cases supporting build and commissioning activities for the Astute- and Dreadnought-class submarines, and to enable ongoing Site Redevelopment Project works where they interface with the submarine build programmes. We are also responsible for delivering the Periodic Review of Safety work package.

As a Nuclear Safety Case Developer, you will be providing authoritative guidance on the development of an appropriate safety case structure, development processes and associated analytical methods. Additionally, you will be responsible for the development of training packages focussed on nuclear safety methodologies and delivering these as required in order to ensure the Site Safety Case team staff are appropriately trained.

In this role you will have exposure to a number of exciting programmes that are key to the UK’s security. BAES offers multiple opportunities for career growth and development spanning the entire organisation. We offer relocation support across all Submarines roles, subject to eligibility criteria.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 18th June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Buy or sell annual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Company shutdown periods
Share options
Matched pension contribution
Salary sacrifice
Employee discounts
Lunch and learns
More information needed
More information needed
More information needed
Work-life balance
More information needed
Role modelling
More information needed
More information needed

Working at BAE Systems

Company employees


Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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