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.

Role description

As the Site Characterisation Health & Safety Manager you will focus on advising on conventional, marine and construction health and safety hazards, risks, requirements, and their management. You will support the Head of Site Characterisation by assuring that relevant industry health and safety standards as well as expectations are consistently being met in the delivery of the site activities by RWM and its supply chain.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Championing health and safety across all site characterisation activities and chain support the delivery of a positive health, safety culture
  • Day-to-day oversight of health, safety, and welfare aspects of site characterisation activities across RWM’s supply chain
  • Ensuring appropriate health and safety standards and expectations are established for suppliers undertaking site characterisation activities.

Essential skills

  • Nationally recognised qualification and training in health and safety management (ideally NEBOSH Diploma or working towards)
  • Previous relevant (health and safety) experience in an off-shore environment – including seismic reflection surveys and deep borehole drilling in onshore and marine environments

Location: Flexible with occasional travel to site

This is an opportunity to play an integral role one of the largest environmental projects in the UK as RWM moves from concept to delivery stages of the project.

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About RWM:

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.

Equal Opportunities:

We value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, included and able to perform at their best. At RWM we are committed to creating a workplace that is diverse and inclusive. We value the diversity of our people and actively seek to have a workforce that represents the rich diversity of the communities we support. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome applicants from Women, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities, LGBTQ+ and candidates who have a disability.

Disability Confident:

In promoting equal opportunities, RWM welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We select people according to their abilities and our needs. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet all of the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of disabled candidates who meet all of the essential criteria, RWM will interview the best candidates from within that group.

My colleagues and I have in depth knowledge of the structure, current projects and future projects of organisations in the international nuclear energy industry. We use this information to map out where opportunities exist and then match the experts we represent with the right opportunities. If you are currently working in the nuclear industry then we can offer you advice, support and representation. Please feel free to contact me.

Olivia Mindrila