Role description

Experienced leading on large complex infrastructure programmes? Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) is looking for a Senior Planning Manager to lead your team and develop technical planning capabilities for the Geological Disposal Facility (GDF).

As a Senior Planning Manager, you will;


  • Lead the RWM team of schedulers, setting direction, objectives, and vision
  • Define, develop, and maintain the planning and scheduling management processes and tools to support effective scheduling and resource management & communication across the portfolio.
  • Establish and execute an effective means of monitoring and assuring the consistent use of planning and scheduling management practices across the portfolio.
  • Work with Programme Directorate Senior Leadership Team colleagues to define programme & project performance metrics and ensure plans provide sufficient data to provide insights on performance.
  • Provide support and training in the implementation of the defined planning and scheduling approach, including driving the sharing of learning and continuous improvement across the RWM portfolio.
  • Lead planning engagement with a variety of key stakeholders developing tools and products to support a range of audiences.

Essential skills

You will have experience on major projects, ideally within a highly regulated industry, and have the ability to clearly communicate plans and schedules to all levels, including stakeholders. Experience working within the public sector would also be advantageous.

Please contact me, Alii Gleason, on

About RWM:

RWM’s vision is to create a safer future by managing radioactive waste effectively, to protect people and the environment.

RWM’s mission is to deliver a Geological Disposal Facility and provide radioactive waste management solutions. As a wholly owned subsidiary of the NDA, RWM’s programmes of work deliver Government Policy, and NDA Strategy, for radioactive waste management.

Experienced HR professional, based in Cumbria UK with a demonstrated history working in staffing and recruitment across multiple industries. Communicates and partners with all levels of personnel by using excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Self-motivated with a passion for diversity and inclusion!

Alexandria Gleason