Are you a GIS professional and want to be part of the team leading the search for a site for one of the largest UK environmental projects currently being planned?

Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) who are part of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority has an opening for an experienced GIS user to join them as they continue the Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) siting process.

The GDF project is a National Infrastructure Project and will provide a long-term solution for the management of the UK’s higher activity radioactive waste.

Role description

As Technical Siting Support, you will work with the Siting Managers and alongside the Technical Editor and you will contribute to the successful implementation of the GDF siting process.


You will primarily be responsible for:

  • Managing geospatial information using RWM’s GIS
  • Managing, verifying, and overseeing the information required to support the team’s work
  • Collaborating with colleagues and the supply chain to coordinate delivery of information to RWM’s technical, communication and stakeholder engagement teams and communities

Essential skills

This is an exciting opportunity to use your data management skills and contribute to the success of the established team implementing the site evaluation process. Your GIS experience will be key in this role, as you will be providing effective geospatial information capability, and data, records and knowledge management within the Siting and Engagement Directorate.

If you feel you are suitably qualified for this position, Thomas Thor would like to hear from you. Please  click on the “Apply for this position” button or contact Olivia Mindrila at

About RWM:

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.

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