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Group Leader Waste Services

Employer
Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Location
Berkshire, England, Reading
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
20 Jun 2021
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Job Details

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.

Job purpose:

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.

Key Accountabilities:

  • 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

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Company

We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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