Role description

Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) is looking for a Principal Procurement Business Partner to join them. You will be involved in shaping the procurement strategy as well as partner with the project sponsor to help shape requirements, develop performance and payment mechanisms as well as manage the procurement process.


In addition, you will:

  • Develop and implement procurement strategies for contract work throughout the GDF programme lifecycle, including supply chain development
  • Develop a robust system of internal procurement control for the RWM wholly owned Subsidiary, including compliance with EU public procurement rules
  • Develop and manage the pipeline of procurement activities for their portfolio of responsibility and procurement plan in support of the annual budget process
  • Manage the development of the pipeline of procurement activities, and detailed procurement plans that underpin the annual business plan and corporate targets.
  • Manage the complete procurement cycle from procurement and contracting strategy development through to contract award and  management.
  • Provide day-to-day commercial evaluation of contractual arrangements and support to underpin business case analysis
  • Review and identify commercial implications of upstream optioneering opportunities
  • Advise on the requirements and processes for sanctioning expenditure needed for GDF implementation

Essential skills

You will have experience in public sector tendering (specific to the restrictive procedures), pre-construction services specific to NEC type contracts. This will be an initial 6-month contract with the possibility for extension.


If you feel suited to this role, Thomas Thor Associates would like to hear from you!


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.

Experienced HR professional, based in Cumbria UK with a demonstrated history working in staffing and recruitment across multiple industries. Communicates and partners with all levels of personnel by using excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Self-motivated with a passion for diversity and inclusion!

Alexandria Gleason