The Low Level Waste Repository (LLWR) are currently seeking a Head of Quality assurance to provide strategic leadership, development and direction of the LLWR Quality Assurance Capability by ensuring the successful delivery of the business quality strategy.
The Head of Quality Assurance leads and manages a team of quality professionals to provide a quality management service ensuring a high standard of Quality Processes, Systems and Support are available to adequately cover all aspects of LLWR’s activities. In addition, accountable for establishing the framework for the LLWR management system and its assurance, whilst ensuring all activities defined are planned, implemented and monitored for continual improvement within the business; and all activities are fully aligned to the Quality Policy, Strategy, Objectives and Manual (Quality Programme), in order to ensure compliance with legal and internal/external customer requirements and to minimise business risk. The role is key in providing an improved focus for the Quality function across the LLWR business to ensure that the function brings value to and supports delivery of the overall business and quality objectives.
The Low Level Waste Repository (LLWR) has a proud past, a busy present and an exciting future. LLWR have managed the UK’s low level radioactive waste for more than 60 years and are now ready to play their part as a subsidiary of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA). In 2009, 95% of low level waste was disposed of at the Repository. Today that figure is below 5%. LLWR has led the way in securing effective solutions for lower activity waste management, diverting material away from the site by utilising a range of treatment and alternative disposal routes
LLWR has now launched the largest construction programme it has yet undertaken, the Repository Development Programme (RDP), to span 3 decades. Planning permission has been secured to allow the construction of a final cap over existing and new vaults and seven landfill-style trenches where waste was disposed of prior to the opening of the site’s first vault in 1988.Their top priority has always been safety – of their community, workforce and the environment – as reflected in their safety performance. If you join the LLWR family you will find a positive and supportive environment where your physical and mental health are prioritised and an inclusive atmosphere, free from discrimination, is promoted, alongside a commitment to excellence.
LLWR will be offering a competitive basic salary depending on your experience, a pension contribution up to 13.5% as well as an annual bonus based upon company performance and a further individual performance related bonus dependent on the level of your role.
Health and Well-being are extremely important to LLWR and they believe in supporting both mental and physical wellbeing therefore they also offer Private medical insurance which covers both out-patient and in-patient treatments and medical history is disregarded.
Other benefits include:
Cycle to Work Scheme: Employees are able to purchase cycles and associated equipment tax free as part of the National Cycle to Work Scheme.
Sick Pay: Employees are entitled for up to 261 days paid sick leave in any 4-year rolling period on full pay.
Olivia is a Key Account Consultant based in the South West, UK. She has 8 years experience in recruitment and account management focusing on accounts across major UK nuclear new build and development programmes.
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