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

Do you have a passion for risk? Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) are looking for an enthusiastic Risk and Issues Analyst to join them on what is the UK’s largest environmental project.

This is an active risk role, focusing upon the risks for a major construction project. This is the perfect opportunity if you are looking to progress your career in risk management as you will be involved with identifying, understanding and managing all elements of risks, issues and opportunities within the organisation and for the project.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Identifying risks and mitigating actions, evaluating risks, reporting and driving quality standards.
  • Contributing to the development of processes and procedures for issues and opportunities with the GDF programme.
  • Effectively implement RIO reporting processes and associated guidelines including communication to the business.
  • Manage the administrative support of the RIO registers and work with the programme and project managers to ensure information correctly recorded in company registers.
  • Develop and ongoing support in project and programme reporting including effective communication.
  • Produce GDF programme reports, including monthly risk reports.
  • Plan and facilitate RIO working sessions and follow ups in accordance with agreed methodologies.
  • Work with other PMO colleagues to ensure the effective interaction of risk performance with schedule, cost and quality performance.

Essential skills

  • At least 2 years of risk experience within a PMO.
  • Strong personal impact and highly developed interpersonal skills to influence decision-makers and stakeholders at all levels;
  • Proven experience of working in a rigorous programme controls environment;
  • An appreciation of how to work effectively at the public/private interface, bringing private operating experience to bear in the regulated environment;
  • Significant experience in the development and implementation of new risk management policies, processes and solutions, including development of key performance indicators, limits systems and reporting requirements;

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing organisation, and utilise your experience working on highly regulated projects for the next stage in your career.

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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.

Having studied Spanish and Politics at the University of Bath, I am now an account consultant here at Thomas Thor. We are a recruitment and consulting organisation that provides services to the global nuclear industry, and we are currently working on major projects with key clients in order to have a more sustainable environment. If you are currently working in, or would like to enter into the world of nuclear, we can offer you advice, support and representation. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

Elise Cory