Regulatory Interface Office (RIO) Lead

Location: North West

Organisation: Regulatory Affairs

Department: Nuclear Assurance

Required Security Clearance: BPSS

Regulatory Interface Office (RIO) Lead

Manchester (hybrid working)


This is more than just a job; this is a legacy.


Morson are working in partnership with RR SMR to recruit a Regulatory Interface Office (RIO) Lead. Reporting to the Head of GDA Project Management Office, you will be responsible for defining and creating processes for, and managing a team tasked with, ensuring the effective and efficient transaction of information between the RR SMR GDA Delivery Team and the Regulators Joint Programme Office (JPO). 

Rolls-Royce SMR was established with one clear goal - to deliver clean, affordable energy for all.

Rolls-Royce SMR offers a radically different approach to delivering nuclear power, we have drastically reduced the amount of construction activities and transformed the delivery environment, from a large complex infrastructure programme into a factory built commoditised product.

Rolls-Royce SMR uses established nuclear technology and know-how to offer a low cost, deliverable, global, scalable, and investable solution, that can be rolled out around the world.

Key Responsibilities

  • To lead and manage a team of administrators that execute the regulatory interface processes and procedures.
  • Process owner for the development and maintenance of regulatory interface processes and procedures
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationship with Regulatory JPO
  • Maintenance of the Master Document Submission List (MDSL)
  • Maintenance of various registers associated with the Rolls-Royce SMR and Regulatory interfaces
  • The gathering of KPIs and the monitoring of significant trends in KPIs to measure levels of interaction between Rolls-Royce SMR and the Regulatory JPO
  • Maintenance of the Regulatory Interface meeting diary
  • Co-ordination of the provision of administrative support to regulatory meetings

Pay and Benefits

A highly competitive salary is on offer along with a performance related bonus.
A range of flexible benefits are available to choose from, enabling you to create a bespoke package to suit your needs.
Travel: the location of work can be either Derby or Warrington. (Adjust as appropriate)
Flexible working / hybrid and remote working patterns are available with agreement.
Working hours are 37.5 hrs per week with some additional hours as and when required.

How to apply

Rolls-Royce SMR is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

However you identify or whatever your path here, please apply if you see a position that interests or excites you. Come join us and help us build a global company where we're all proud to belong. Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But we'll let you in on a secret: there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate.

Rolls-Royce SMR is a place where everyone can grow, so whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day

If you are not yet ready to apply, but would like to find out more, please contact to arrange a confidential conversation.