Organisational Capability Working Group

About us

Aim: To improve the understanding, management and effectiveness of Organisational Capability.

  • Share information and experience of arrangements related to Organisational Capability and their implementation
  • Cover topics across a range of licence conditions including LC 7/10/12/26/36 and develop a common understanding of requirements
  • Provide peer to peer constructive support
  • Provide tools to support Organisational Capability
  • Disseminate learning from individual experience
  • Benchmark approaches and develop best practice
  • Produce good practice guides
  • Report to and, as appropriate, gain agreement for proposed activities from the SDF.

Programme of Work

Recent Activity

Nuclear Industry Safety Directors’ Forum, Nuclear Baseline and the Management of Organisational Change: A Nuclear Industry Code of Practice, March 2014.

Nuclear Industry Safety Directors’ Forum, Good Practice Guide on Organisational Capability and Resilience, To be Published.

Future programme

  • Review of the implementation of the good practice guide and Nuclear Industry Code of Practice (NICoP)
  • Sharing arrangements, key documents and experience of implementation of the good practice guide and NICoP
  • Reviewing good practice, sharing experience and if appropriate developing guidance on:
    • Organisational Baseline
    • Management of Organisational Change
  • Guidance on Leadership and Management for Safety
  • Develop an e-room
  • Evaluate the National Capability Vulnerability

More Information

Useful Documents

Nuclear Baseline and the Management of Organisational Change - a Good Practice Guide issue 3, March 2017 (1.32MB)

Links to other sites

OELG for good practice and lessons learned on nuclear safety capability, and Leadership and Management for Safety.
Safety Culture Sub-group on Leadership and Management for Safety

Contact us

Chair: Elizabeth Atherton, RWM, elizabeth.atherton@nda.gov.uk
SDF Sponsor: Adam Hearnden, BAE Systems Maritime - Submarines