Role description

NWS’ vision is to secure a safer future for us all.

NWS’ mission is to protect people and the environment by managing the UK’s nuclear waste innovatively and sustainably.

Part of NWS’ mission is to deliver a Geological Disposal Facility and provide radioactive waste management solutions. The GDF will play an important role in resolving the long-outstanding environmental issue of how we safely dispose of legacy and future nuclear waste. It will be one of the most significant national infrastructure projects in the UK and will create investment and employment opportunities which will last for decades.

As a Grants Officer, you will be part of a key team that serves as a link between those communities and RWM, providing support with the management and delivery of RWM’s community investment funding activities in a Community Partnership Search Area. As a Grants Officer, you will;

  • Provide support to enable a local Community Partnership to administer and disburse community investment funding effectively.
  • Support the Grants Manager in the development of positive local relationships within communities that engage with the Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) siting process.
  • The role will be working within a Community Investment Funding and Community Partnership strategy to help address some of the challenges that communities in the area face.
  • As part of the Community Investment Team, the role will support colleagues as necessary and requires the ability to learn and follow operational procedures

Skills and Experience

  • Good administrative skills, including meeting deadlines and prioritising workload
  • Experience/ knowledge of grant making/community engagement/outreach activities
  • Experience/ knowledge of partnership working
  • Strong customer-facing skills and demonstrating empathy in dealing with external stakeholders
  • Good communication and influencing skills
  • An eye for detail and able to produce, analyse and proofread reports/communications to a high standard of accuracy
  • Broad IT experience e.g., use of customer management systems, grant administration software and CRM Databases

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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