Role description

The Role:

To support the development and continuous improvement of RWM’s Management System. RWM operates an integrated management system and therefore references to the management system include quality, environment, safety etc.


  • Support the implementation of the quality management strategy and champion quality and process management across RWM.
  • Support the development of RWM’s integrated management system and the delivery of a process approach to RWM to ensure the effectiveness of RWM business processes.
  • Development and continuous improvement of RWM’s, policies, procedures and work instructions to improve efficiency, meet developing organisational requirements and appropriate internal, external and international standards.
  • Advise and provide guidance to the organisation in relation to integrated management system requirements and development. This covers both the day to day operations of RWM, but also the management system requirements relating to the implementation of geological disposal.
  • Support independent oversight of adherence to quality, environmental and other management system standards, and the investigation, reporting and effective resolution of non-conformance.
  • Conduct regular internal and supplier audits, and other assurance activities, in accordance with agreed programmes/schedules.
  • Seek and maintain the appropriate third party approvals of RWM’s management systems.
  • Support management of regulatory relationships and interactions and the demonstration of reliable compliance

Skills and Experience

  • Good first degree in an appropriate subject.
  • Chartered level membership of an appropriate professional institute (e.g. Chartered Quality Institute).
  • Significant experience of integrated quality management systems, ideally within a regulated environment
  • Significant experience in conducting internal and supplier audits.
  • Internal Management Systems Audit Skills to International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) Lead Assessor standard.
  • Significant appreciation of the management system needs of RWM and approaches and techniques for quality improvement.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and influencing skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

We work flexibly

RWM have offices based in Harwell, Warrington and Cumbria, and welcome applicants from any location, including remote working requirements. Please discuss your individual requirements with your recruitment consultant.

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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.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

Thomas Thor Associates is a consulting and recruitment organisation providing services to the global nuclear sector. We represent nuclear industry experts and provide nuclear jobs to our clients for either freelance contract assignments or permanent staff positions.