Capability Lead Waste and Environmental

  • Job Reference: SF55406
  • Date Posted: 30 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Cavendish Nuclear
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Capability Lead Waste and Environmental
Location: Warrington, Bristol or Newbury + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF55406

At Cavendish Nuclear we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Capability Lead Waste and Environmental at our Warrington, Bristol or Newbury sites.

The Role
As a Capability Lead for the Waste and Environmental teams, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. A recognised expert within our organisation, this role draws upon comprehensive knowledge and a deep understanding of radioactive waste management and environmental solutions to apply expertise to complex and challenging assignments in the nuclear sector, leading teams to develop innovative solutions and recommendations for improvement. This role has scope and influence extending across the organisation and sets direction for the management and growth of the Waste and Environmental Capability within Cavendish Nuclear and its relationships with partner organisations and associates.

Day to day, you'll be providing leadership of the Radioactive Waste Management and Environmental Capability through the application of process, domain knowledge and experience to:

  • Develop the Waste and Environmental Capability to be industry leading in line with Cavendish Nuclear strategy and growth plans.
  • Develop excellent collaborative client relationships.
  • Take an active role in appropriate professional networks on behalf of Cavendish Nuclear
  • Lead the development and implementation of capability strategies and plans.
  • Be responsible for the career development of waste and environmental specialists.
  • Manage resource supply to meet near-term and strategic demand.

This role is full time, 37 hours per week and requires regular travel across a range of internal and customer sites on a weekly / monthly basis alongside home working arrangements.

Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Essential Experience of the Capability Lead Waste and Environmental:

  • Demonstrable experience in the nuclear sector, with significant radioactive waste management experience proven over several years.
  • Proven experience in supporting projects throughout the service lifecycle.
  • Experience of building and line managing technical teams.
  • Excellent knowledge of an established network within the radioactive waste sector.

Qualifications for the Capability Lead Waste and Environmental:

  • Degree (or similar / equivalent qualification) in relevant technical (engineering or science) discipline.

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels.

What we offer:

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Autonomy to perform the role.
  • Excellent development opportunities and benefits package including an employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing.
  • Flexible working - we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.
  • Autonomy to perform the role.
  • Excellent development opportunities and benefits package including an employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing.

Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.