RWM’s vision as an organisation is to create a safer future by managing radioactive waste effectively, to protect people and the environment, collaborating with experts on multi-million pound research programmes and radioactive waste producers to find ways to package it that are suitable for disposal in a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF).

Role description

Protecting current and future generations is at the heart of RWM’s mission to deliver a geological disposal facility and provide radioactive waste management solutions.

RWM has an exciting opportunity for an individual to develop and promote RWM’s Freedom of Information (FOI) management processes, running them to be as effective and efficient as possible. As part of this role you will:

  • Communicate and collaborate closely with all staff within RWM including: Executive Siting and Engagement Team, Communications Managers, RWM Legal Team, RWM Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO), Information Asset Owners (IAO) and Quality Manager.


You will be responsible for the development and maintenance of RWM’s FOI Systems to internal and externally benchmarked standards. Including:

  • ISO 27001
  • Data Protection Act (DPA)

Essential skills

As a successful candidate you will have a comprehensive understanding of FOI requests, processes and legislation as they might apply to RWM and you will need the ability, aptitude and capability to develop and implement appropriate FOI systems. Additionally, the position would suit an individual with well rounded experience, ideally gained within large infrastructure type projects and with high profile public interest.

If you feel you are suitably qualified for this position, Thomas Thor would like to hear from you. Please contact Eve Guilloton on

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