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Director of Site

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    Central Government

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    Attractive Remuneration

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    James Greengrass

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    020 7932 4286

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    about 2 months ago

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Employer: Low Level Waste Repository Ltd

Job Title: Director of Site

Location: Cumbria

Package: Attractive Remuneration

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) is responsible for the vital work of decommissioning 17 complex nuclear sites across the United Kingdom, changing the UK’s nuclear legacy into a positive environmental one.

Low Level Waste Repository Ltd (LLWR) are responsible for overseeing a National Low-Level Waste (LLW) Programme to ensure that lower activity waste is managed effectively across the UK. The LLW Repository site has operated safely since 1959. Its role is to ensure that Low level Waste generated in the UK is disposed of in a way that protects people and the environment.

The Repository site is the nation’s principal disposal facility for LLW and is the only facility that is permitted to receive all categories of LLW. The LLWR site receives low level solid waste from a range of customers, such as the nuclear industry, the Ministry of Defence, non-nuclear industries, educational, medical and research establishments. Through the application of the waste management hierarchy, LLWR enables customers to access alternative options that consider re-use, recycling or other means of disposal where practicable.

We are now looking to recruit a Director of Site for LLWR to lead all activities at our Cumbria-based site.The Director of Site will be responsible for all LLW operations, maintenance, site infrastructure, waste delivery and health & safety on the site.

In addition to a successful track record of site management within heavily regulated industry sectors, candidates will need to demonstrate successful senior leadership experience, a history of continuous improvement, team management and development, and outstanding interpersonal and stakeholder engagement skills.

This role presents a rare career enhancing opportunity that encompasses technical complexity and national significance of impact. For the full role description and application pack please see Supporting Documentation below.





Closing date: 09:00GMT Friday 15th January 2021