Lead Consultant

Site: Nationwide
Department: Consultancy Services
Type: Full-time, staff
Deadline: 28 February 2022

Working at NSG

Our vision is to be the nuclear industry’s preferred partner and we believe our people are fundamental to achieving this. Our positive and rewarding workplace culture is driven by our four core values: passion, integrity, challenge and collaboration. As a member of the NSG team, we will support your professional development in an exciting and challenging working environment, helping you to deliver to your highest potential.

The Role

Working within our Consultancy Services division, this role offers the opportunity to work within a dynamic team on a wide range of projects in the fields of radioactive waste management, decommissioning and environmental restoration for our 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 our Consultancy Services division and wider business with integrating such considerations into our 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 and environmental risk assessments). The role will also include supporting the wider NSG business to further integrate sustainability best practice into our management procedures and delivery arrangements, and providing input to tenders from a sustainability and social value perspective.

The role will require occasional travel to client sites and other NSG offices within the UK.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 3+ years’ knowledge and experience of sustainability practice, preferably within the UK nuclear industry, 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.
  • 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.
  • Project management experience an advantage.
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experienced in structuring and writing clear technical reports.
  • Good communication and engagement skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Committed to and understanding of NSG’s vision, mission and values.
  • Have due regard to equal opportunities and diversity at all times, and to work in a fair and reasonable manner towards all stakeholders.


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