Lead consultant - nuclear sector (scientific background). Based between lancashire office & home, £45k salary
Your new company
With a proud history of safely delivering cost-effective decommissioning, waste management and land remediation services for the nuclear industry, Our client is a team of experienced industry experts and graduate/postgraduate engineers and scientists bringing innovation and enthusiasm tempered with pragmatism to ensure effective delivery for our customers. Their core values of Passion, Integrity, Challenge and Collaboration drive performance and ensure they add significant value. Due to continued growth they are looking for a Lead Consultant. They will support your professional development in an exciting and challenging work environment that will enable you to use, develop and hone your technical expertise in a supportive and collaborative working environment
Your new role
Working within the Consultancy Services division, the role offers the opportunity to work within a dynamic team delivering a wide range of projects in the fields of decommissioning, radioactive waste management and environmental restoration to clients primarily within the UK nuclear industry. With the emerging increase in considering sustainability in the nuclear decommissioning and waste management sector, the role will provide a lead for the teams consultancy and wider business with integrating such considerations into their delivery. Working with passion and integrity in a collaborative environment that welcomes constructive challenge, you will be involved in a diverse range of projects relating to waste management and decommissioning strategy; including sustainability assessments, options assessments (Best Available Techniques), and environmental assessments (environmental aspects, environmental risk assessment). The role will also include supporting the wider business to further integrate sustainability best practice into management procedures and delivery arrangements and providing input to tenders from a sustainability and social value perspective.
What you'll need to succeed
- 3+ years knowledge and experience of sustainability practice, preferably within the UK nuclear, or similar high-hazard industry, with familiarity of waste management.
- Experience of options assessment delivery, including Best Available Techniques (BAT).
- Experience of environmental assessment, including PREA and environmental risk assessment.
- Project management experience an advantage.
· Recognised professional qualifications (e.g. BSc/MSc/PhD) in a relevant science-based discipline such as (but not limited to) physics, chemistry, geology and environmental science.
What you'll get in return
37.5 hour working week, 25 days leave which increase with length of service plus bank holidays. life assurance x3 salary, 5% pension scheme, opportunity to continually develop your career and work on a mix of schemes.
What you need to do now
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