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Senior Project Manager, Fuel Programs

Company: Nuclear Energy Institute Post Date: 10/19/2017 12:38 PM
Location: Washington, District of Columbia Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Projected End Date:
Job Description

The Nuclear Energy Institute is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager, Fuel Programs to develop and carry out programs to achieve the nuclear fuel management system operations goals of the nuclear energy industry, including innovative new fuel type development (including accident tolerant fuels) and used fuel disposition (including waste acceptance, storage, transportation, and disposal).

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement strategies to advance NEI goals in the areas of innovative new fuel type development and used nuclear fuel disposition.  Strategies include programmatic (including budget, cost, schedule), legal, regulatory, technical issues, and related public information and political activities. 
  • Lead industry committees focused on the accomplishment of these goals. 
  • Contribute to proposed legislative, institutional and communications vehicles regarding these matters. 
  • Build and maintain professional relationships with appropriate public and private sector officials.
  • Maintain up-to-date awareness of related federal and commercial programs.
  • Provide guidance to technical consultants and outside counsel (along with NEI General Counsel) is these areas.
  • Advise, and participate in, related legal actions.
  • Coordinate efforts of other NEI divisions providing support.
  • Follow closely the guidance provided by the NEI Board, Executive Committee, Integrated Used Nuclear Fuel Working Group, and NEI management and executive leadership.
  • Provide staff support to the Senior Director Fuel and Decommissioning, Vice President, Nuclear Operations, Senior Vice President, Nuclear Generation, and NEI executive leadership.
Job Specifications:
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience related to nuclear management system operations.
  • Direct experience in NRC licensing is required.
  • Experience with electric utility or nuclear industry is essential.   
  • Large nuclear project experience preferred. 
  • Direct experience in new fuel development as well as used fuel storage and transportation preferred. 
Knowledge:
  • Complete knowledge of technical, legal, regulatory, operational, policy and institutional aspects of nuclear fuel management systems operation and an ability to integrate these aspects is essential.   
  • Knowledge of applicable law, regulations, and government process is critical. 
  • Knowledge of federal commercial new and used nuclear fuel programs preferred.
Skills & Abilities:
  • Able to bring leadership, management, and individual effort to the industry activities relating to the programmatic, technical, legal, regulatory, operational, and policy aspects of new and used nuclear fuel management. 
  • Must possess excellent leadership, managerial, administrative, advocacy, coordination, organizational, and interpersonal skills. 
  • Must be able to anticipate consequences of actions, statements, etc. 
  • Must be able to strike a balance among the conflicting demands of the different points-of-view in the industry. 
  • Must be able to move other persons and organizations to take actions consistent with industry’s needs.  To do so, must be able to earn the respect of industry and federal counterparts by developing professional relationships, etc.
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in field related to new and used nuclear fuel management system operations (engineering, sciences, etc.) required with Master’s degree or higher in related field and/or management preferred.

NEI offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including savings and pension plans. To apply for this position please send a cover letter (including salary requirements), resume and the NEI employment application to resumes@nei.org.



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