Role description

Protecting current and future generations is at the heart of Nuclear Waste Services (NWS) mission to deliver the UK’s first Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) and provide radioactive waste management solutions.

As GDF Programme Business Case Manager, you will lead the planning, development, drafting and overseeing of the production and delivery of allocated business cases for NWS throughout the GDF siting process. You will join a diverse organisation and represent NWS as a member of the GDF delivery team, as well as:

  • Develop allocated business cases within the GDF Programme and subordinate sub-programmes/projects.
  • Establish appropriate processes and controls for ensuring adherence of cases as well as ensuring that arrangements are in place for management cases through programme governance.
  • Ensure that business case costs at all levels are developed, reviewed and maintained through liaison with the GDF Programme Costs team.
  • Supporting engagement with key stakeholders to address concerns and encourage further engagement.
  • Co-ordinate development plans for individuals and the team.

You will be expected to support and implement corporate decisions and initiatives as instructed by the Executive. Leadership, team working, influencing and motivational skills are required, together with the ability to communicate at all levels.

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of operating business case management levels as part of a significant programme and in agile environments.
  • Public sector experience, working within a high value programme forming part of a Government Major Projects Portfolio (GMPP)/Major Projects Review Group (MPRG) programme in UK government.
  • Chartered membership status (or working towards it), and/or APMG Better Business Cases Practitioner.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to translate senior directions and strategy into clear, actionable plans whilst providing analytic and problem-solving capability.
  • Experience of delivering proposals and cases to Programme and Project Board levels.
  • You will have a pragmatic, problem-solving approach to solving key issues.

They are not just about 9-5. Your life outside of work is important to NWS and we welcome conversations about flexibility to help you meet both personal and professional commitments.

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About NWS:

As of the 31 January 2022, Nuclear Waste Services has been set up to combine all of the NDA Waste activities, giving greater flexibility and driving improvements and synergies across the NDA Group. This brings together LLW Repository Limited, Radioactive Waste Management Limited and the NDA Integrated Waste Management Programme (each with their own IT teams, infrastructure, and systems).

Equal Opportunities:

Nuclear Waste Services value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating a diverse workplace where everyone feels respected, included, and able to perform at their best. We value the diversity of our people and recognise the benefits a diverse workforce can bring to the business. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome applications from Women, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities, LGBTQ+ and candidates who have a disability.

Disability Confident:

Radioactive Waste Management Limited (RWM) is a member of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all candidates who have a disability and who meet all of the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of candidates who have a disability who meet all of the essential criteria RWM will interview the best candidates from within that group.

Recruitment professional, based in Cumbria UK, experienced working within Nuclear, Transportation and Financial industries. Communicates and partners with all levels of personnel by using excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Diversity and Inclusion is a big passion of mine and work to promote inclusivity in the workplace.

Alexandria Gleason