About the Employer

Nuclear Waste Services

Nuclear Waste Services brings together the UK’s leading nuclear waste management capabilities. We have integrated the expertise of Low Level Waste Repository (LLWR), Radioactive Waste Management (RWM), and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) group’s Integrated Waste Management Programme (IWMP). This creates an organisation focused on the management of the UK’s nuclear waste, safely and securely for generations to come.

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Job Description

Nuclear Waste Services has a vacancy for an Civil Engineering Manager within the structures and civil infrastructure team, flexible working across the NWS estate.

As part of this role, you will lead the delivery of assigned single, and multi-discipline, design projects to the required scope, quality standards, schedule and cost.

The Engineering Manager (Design) role is a role in the newly created Technical function for NWS, bringing together former GDF and LLWR Technical capabilities into one integrated team under the CTO.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Translate programme requirements and provide solutions through design engineering.
  • Deliver design outputs working with the engineering team and other Technical teams e.g. Safety Cases 
  • Experience of the Engineering design lifecycle, cost control and scheduling.
  • Lead, direct, & control Engineering activities to the required standards, and ensure effective team leadership, and performance driven culture.
  • Provide ongoing assurance that Engineering processes & procedures are fit for purpose and assure compliance.
  • Management responsibility for direct reports within the Engineering Managers (Design) team and supply chain contractors (where appropriate)

Additional Responsibilities

  • Team leadership >10 FTE
  • Interface with stakeholders across NWS, up to and including N-1.
  • Interface with external stakeholders, including customers and supply chain
Experience Required
  • Good first degree in an Engineering discipline & recognised practitioner in management of civil, nuclear & mining projects, or operations
  • Strong technical background and a sound understanding of engineering design and safety practice.
  • Deep knowledge of industry standards, processes, procedures, methods and principles
  • Leadership, influence & communication/interpersonal skills
  • Chartered or working towards chartership
Equality Diversity Inclusion

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. 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.

In promoting equal opportunities, we 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, we will interview the best candidates from within that group. 

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