Waste Strategy and Permissioning Manager

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority


Ref: GSe45918

We are helping to change Britain’s nuclear legacy into an environmental one. As one of the largest reactor decommissioning programmes in Europe, we are seeking to build a special team of world-leading professionals. A team that can help accomplish our mission safely, securely and cost-effectively. It’s a unique opportunity for talented individuals who want to help the country turn a corner.

Waste Strategy & Permissioning Manager you will be responsible for the formation and management of the overall waste strategy across the Magnox organisation, along with the supporting technical basis and arrangements to ensure that delivery of compliant, cost effective waste disposals can be achieved.  In this detailed and intricate role, you will provide subject matter expertise to ensure the disposability criteria, transportation and storage of all site waste is consistent with the Company’s waste management strategy, and where required Letters of Compliance are secured in a timely manner to support the overall programme.

You will be a confident individual who has the credibility and technical capabilities to liaise with and influence stakeholders within Magnox, the wider NDA estate and a range of external organisations. You will be a decisive operator who is able to prioritise and manage different tensions within programmes and possess the ability to pre-empt and overcome risks which could impact the waste management strategy, ensuring successful outcomes.  Extensive experience and knowledge of waste accounting, packaging, transport and disposal are necessary for this varied and interesting role, combined with significant project delivery experience gained within a highly regulated environment.

For further information and to apply please speak to our advising consultant at GatenbySanderson - Olivia Robinson on 0113 205 6298.

Closing Date17.00pm - Monday 3rd December 2018
Preliminary interviews with GatenbySanderson w/c 10th December 2018 & w/c 7th January 2019
Shortlist Meeting Monday 14th January 2019
Assessmentsw/c 21st & w/c 28th January 2019
Final Panel Interviews Date8th February 2019

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.

Contact details
Olivia Robinson: 0113 205 6298