AWE plays a crucial role in nuclear defence, providing the warheads for the UK's nuclear deterrent. What we do is unique and so are the people who work here. We currently have an exciting leadership opportunity to join us as Group Leader, Waste Services. This is a key role required to strengthen our leadership team during a period of sustained business growth.
Group Leader, Waste Services
Closing date: 21st May 2021
Location: Reading/Basingstoke area
Salary: AWE offers a competitive salary, market leading contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, excellent work/life balance including a 9-day working fortnight and flexible working hours (role dependent). A salary sacrifice scheme and other associated benefits which you would expect from a leadership role are also available. We will consider candidates looking for full time or part time hours.
You will ensure delivery of Operational Services in support of the Programme across the Business. Providing Technical Level ownership for Licence and Authorising Conditions. You will be responsible for providing technical direction, competence and knowledge in order to develop arrangements and oversee performance monitoring activities. Ensuring Site Services are delivered in the most cost effective and efficient way.
Regulatory Interface: Member of the Level 3 RIM and Chair for sub -function level 4's
Member of the Corporate Radioactive Waste Advisory Panel as Head of Waste
Sets direction and develops a shared understanding of individual's roles in delivering the AWE vision and strategy
Engages and inspires colleagues, promoting a diverse and inclusive environment that encourages staff to seek opportunities for continuous improvement and personal development
Provision of competent Waste resources to support Business and Programme requirements from a service delivery perspective
Ensure Site Waste Services are delivered in the most cost effective and efficient way
Implement performance measures across each service delivery area
Member of the Corporate Radioactive Waste Advisory Panel
Governance: Member of Functional Assurance Review Meeting (FARM)
Maintain EPR Baseline Roles - EPR Permit Accountability & Capability Owner Managing - Delivering Capability
The owner for relevant Licence and Authorising Conditions, responsible for providing technical direction, competence and knowledge in order to develop arrangements and oversee performance monitoring activities
Translates strategy into operational reality
Holds people accountable for financial and cost performance
Communicates clear, precise performance expectations, standards and priorities
Significant relevant experience against the requirements of the role
Demonstrates financial awareness and improvements
Candidates will be expected to:
Have excellent interpersonal skills and demonstration of People Management skills
Significant experience of Licence Conditions arrangements and EPR requirements
An in depth knowledge of Waste Legislation
An ability to communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders across AWE, Regulators and MOD
All candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role, be prepared to travel in both UK and abroad and be willing and able to work in designated areas of AWE.