Current Vacancies

NNL has a vision for Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (ED&I) which aims to be an inclusive workplace that attracts diverse talent through transparent and equal policies and procedures. We want you and the diverse mix of people that we employ, customers that we service and stakeholders that we influence to feel valued. We encourage a workplace culture where everyone can thrive with a sense of belonging.

All of our current vacancies can be found on this page. You can also find more information at https://jobsearch.nnl.co.uk

Total Jobs: 45

Technology Manager

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £55,740

Closing Date: 2021-02-18

Location: Risley, Cheshire

The purpose of the role is to provide hands on technical leadership to help develop the Thermal and Structural Modelling capability through introduction of new techniques that will open new markets.

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Application Team Manager

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £46,542

Closing Date: 2021-02-17

Location: Risley, Cheshire

The Applications Manager role is responsible for all Enterprise Applications and the Applications Support Team, including ERP. They will be managing the lifecycle of each application, understanding business change requests, team management, prioritising activities and overseeing the required configuration changes.

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Discipline Lead Engineer

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £61,887

Closing Date: 2021-02-14

Location: Risley, Cheshire

To establish and maintain a competent discipline design engineering community staffed by suitably qualified and experienced (SQEP) resources required to deliver NNL commitments and to guide development and delivery of pragmatic, fit-for-purpose designs within their discipline for all NNL projects ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation.

We are looking for one Process, one Mechanical and one EC&I Discipline Lead Engineer who could be based at Risley, Sellafield or Preston sites.

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Discipline Lead Engineer

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £61,887

Closing Date: 2021-02-14

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

To establish and maintain a competent discipline design engineering community staffed by suitably qualified and experienced (SQEP) resources required to deliver NNL commitments and to guide development and delivery of pragmatic, fit-for-purpose designs within their discipline for all NNL projects ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation.

We are looking for one Process, one Mechanical and one EC&I Discipline Lead Engineer who could be based at Risley, Sellafield or Preston sites.

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Discipline Lead Engineer

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £61,887

Closing Date: 2021-02-14

Location: Preston, Lancashire

To establish and maintain a competent discipline design engineering community staffed by suitably qualified and experienced (SQEP) resources required to deliver NNL commitments and to guide development and delivery of pragmatic, fit-for-purpose designs within their discipline for all NNL projects ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation.

We are looking for one Process, one Mechanical and one EC&I Discipline Lead Engineer who could be based at Risley, Sellafield or Preston sites.

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Project Controller

Contract type:

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 2021-02-01

Location: Workington, Cumbria

An exciting opportunity within the expanding PMO team have become available.  We are looking to recruit Project Controllers who will be responsible for the provision of Project Controls support services to Project Managers across a variety of NNL projects, programmes and/or portfolios.  This will include providing general leadership; mentoring and coaching to the local Project Controllers; providing input into development of project plans & associated WBSs, and support to projects on matters including cost estimating, performance data analysis, risk management and project reporting, including earned value (EV).  

The location of these roles can be based at any of NNL’s sites in the North West.

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Geologist / Geoscientist

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £55,740

Closing Date: 2021-02-14

Location: Risley, Cheshire

This role is for a talented geologist or geoscientist (or similar) in the NNL Environmental Chemistry team based at the Chadwick House site in Warrington (although other NNL sites possible).  This is an important role working closely with Technical Leads and team members which will also require interaction with a range of internal and external customers.  Key day-to-day tasks in support of customer funded projects will include the characterisation, interpretation and 3D modelling of the geology of a variety of nuclear sites, related to contaminated land and radioactive waste management, including geological disposal; undertaking on-site and off-site geological characterisation field surveys. 

The successful candidate will also have a strong focus on data interpretation and analysis and will provide expert articulation of findings and results to our customers.  In addition, there will be the opportunity to work on internally and funded R&D projects, author journal publications and contribute towards knowledge exchange activities within the wider nuclear industry.

The successful candidate should have a minimum of a BSc in geology or a geoscience subject and a PhD and post-doctoral experience, illustrating specialism in least one of structural geology, hydrogeology, sedimentology, 3D geological modelling, engineering geology, remote sensing; and demonstrating experience of a variety of national and international geological settings (including Quaternary geology), and of interpretation and 3D modelling of a wide range of data, including geophysical and non-standard data. 

The role will provide the opportunity to contribute to a range of land quality and characterisation projects for several key customers and supports technical leads and project managers to identify requirements, writing proposals for research and other customer work, providing characterisation data, data analysis, technical report writing, cross team communication.

The successful candidate will also be expected to lead and contribute to internal and externally-funded R&D programmes, act as Co-I and co-supervise PhD projects.

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Maintenance Delivery Manager

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £46,542

Closing Date: 2021-02-14

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria (Central Lab)

The Maintenance Delivery Manager will be responsible for maintaining Central Labs Engineering assets and resource while controlling time and costs, ensuring maximum efficiency and availability of plant. The Maintenance Manager will take a “big picture” view of Central’s maintenance team and direct the long-term vision and comprehensive effort around the building systems, equipment operations and maintenance delivery. They will be responsible for developing a pragmatic approach to predictive and preventive maintenance across Central Lab. The Maintenance Delivery Manager will act as deputy for the Engineering Manager.

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Head of External Relations

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £68,480

Closing Date: 2021-02-10

Location: Risley, Cheshire

We have big ambitions for NNL’s future, including turning up the volume on our reputation and profile with external stakeholders. And that’s where you come in. 

Heading up a new team dedicated to making the most of our existing good reputation, you’ll lead our external relations work, supported by our public affairs agency. 

We’re a purpose-driven organisation - nuclear science to benefit society; we need the right people to connect with our ambition. As the importance of nuclear science grows, driven by population growth, increasing demand for energy, and the need to vastly reduce our carbon footprint, so the value and profile of our work will increase. 

As a new role there’s lots of groundwork to do. You’ll be starting with a blank sheet of paper to create our approach, process strategy, and plans. We’ll expect you to provide influential and trusted advice to our executive team and senior leaders.

This is a brilliant opportunity for someone with a passion for communicating technical messages to a variety of audiences to demonstrate how external relations can add real value to an organisation. Come and be a part of our future. 

If you would like to know more about this role - please click here.

This role can be based across any of NNL's sites but will generally be focused on the North West of England

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Head of Responsible Business

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £68,480

Closing Date: 2021-02-10

Location: Risley, Cheshire

As part of NNL’s future plans and our stated commitments to being a Purpose-led organisation, we need to now augment our prior CSR work and build more ambitious plans and commitments that enable us to deliver greater benefit to society. That’s where you will come in. We’re strengthening our team and creating extra capacity to do our best work against our Climate Action, Inclusion and STEM Skills ambitions.

We’re looking for a real thinker-doer who can guide, shape and help us to execute on our ambitions, ensuring that we are thinking clearly, and delivering committedly to our Responsible Business intentions. There’s plenty to run at. We have a highly skilled, energised and committed team with bags of intrinsic motivation to release discretionary efforts, over and above our day job contributions. 

If you would like to know more about this role - please click here.

This role can be based across any of NNL's sites but will generally be focused on the North West of England

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PR Manager

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £41,046

Closing Date: 2021-02-10

Location: Risley, Cheshire

As part of NNL’s future we need to be more visible to audiences outside our own organisation. That’s where you will come in. We’re strengthening our communications, creating extra capacity in a team that has previously focused on internal communications. 

We’re looking for a creative storyteller and newshound who will work within NNL and alongside our external public affairs agency to identify the rich content we hold. There’s plenty of hiding our light under a bushel right now, we need you to make the connections, build the network, and root out the fabulous stories we know we have. 

You’ll also need to find and nurture the channels we need to develop our external relations activity and bring our content to life. 

A killer instinct for spotting a story is an absolute necessity and maximising the value of opportunities will be second-nature for you. We need you to create integrated PR and communications plans which reach a variety of audiences and align with our key messages and positioning. 

You might have a PR agency background and are looking for a step into an in-house role. Or you may already be working in an in-house team in a fast-paced environment and be ready for your next challenge. 

Whatever your background, if you can sniff out a story, de-code the technical stuff and make it relevant to a range of audiences, craft it into something appealing then make it work across a range of channels, you might just have found your next job.

If you would like to know more about this role - please click here.

This role can be based across any of NNL's sites but will generally be focused on the North West of England

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Office 365 Developer

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £41,046

Closing Date: 2021-02-11

Location: Risley, Cheshire

The National Nuclear Laboratory continue to lead the way in maximising the use of cloud technology in the nuclear industry. The O365 Developer / Administrator will work within the applications team to understand the needs of the business and to grow and support the Office 365 platform - including solutioning, architecture, developing and governance.

Working within an Azure / Cloud environment this will include tenant security and governance (SIEM, Cloud application security and Azure monitoring) along with Identity and Access Management, Azure AD and policy backup.

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Project Manager (AHF PPS)

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £55,740

Closing Date: 2021-02-11

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria (Windscale)

Initially to provide Project Management on a Technically complex project, delivered over multiple years to ensure safe, successful and timely delivery in line with the NNL Project Management Authority (PMA) processes. The initial Project is of particular strategic significance to the NNL and its key stakeholders. 

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Project Engineer x2

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £41,046

Closing Date: 2021-02-10

Location: Preston, Lancashire

To undertake the delivery of engineering design, construction and commissioning packages to the required time, cost and quality under direction of senior engineers. To provided skilled engineering support in his/her discipline. May supervise a number of smaller installation projects or minor sub contracts. Responsible for taking the lead in control of NNL sub contractors working on Springfield’s Site.

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Programme Manager (Technology and Digital Change)

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £61,887

Closing Date: 2021-02-08

Location: Risley, Cheshire

The Technology and Digital Change Programme Manager will have accountability for all aspects of Programme(s), from initiation through implementation and transition into service. The Programme Manager will ensure that programmes are completed to a consistently high standard, within budget, that objectives are met on time and senior stakeholders are kept suitably up to date around progress and risks.

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Safety Case Advisor Apprenticeship (Level 5)

Contract type:

Salary: £16,767

Closing Date: 2021-03-19

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

NNL is not like any other business, and our Apprenticeships are like no other. Our Apprentices are our future, which is why we have a dedicated apprentice programme which supports our apprentices in their personal development whilst they are completing their apprenticeship.

To welcome you into the business, all our NNL apprentices join a 3-day induction programme. This will give you an understanding of the business, the programme you will follow and what we’ll expect from you during your apprenticeship. Following your induction, you’ll be supported through your apprenticeship journey focusing on personal development. This covers a range of skills from time management to team working. We’ll learn about you together.

We even have a dedicated apprentice Advisor who is there to ensure that you are settling into your apprenticeship at NNL, both in the workplace and at College.

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NNL Virtual Work Experience (Year 12 Students)

Contract type:

Salary:

Closing Date: 2021-03-01

Location: Nationally

National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is an exciting place to work and develops understanding at the cutting edge of science and engineering in the nuclear industry. We always aim to exceed expectations when it comes to protecting the environment, preventing accidents, supporting skills and investing in education. In fact, we’re tasked by the Government to preserve the future of the nuclear industry, through training, development and support.

In 2021 we are pleased to announce that we are continuing with our valued tradition to provide work experience however due to COVID-19 restrictions we will be providing the experience virtually.

 The virtual work experience programme allows you to gain virtual access into our working environments providing more insight into the nuclear industry, NNL and different career paths.

Employers also look to see if you have any work experience as part of any job applications, so any experience you do have will help you in the process of securing a job.

We will be holding our virtual work experience programme for both year 11 and year 12 students for 5 days across the week of 26th – 30st July 2021

**Please note we are unable to provide work experience on alternative dates, individuals must be available on the above dates.

The communications platform that will be used to complete the virtual work experience is Microsoft Teams. Please ensure before applying that you have access to this communications platform as well as a device with a working video, speaker and microphone function.

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NNL Virtual Work Experience (Year 11 Students)

Contract type:

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 2021-03-01

Location: Nationally

National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is an exciting place to work and develops understanding at the cutting edge of science and engineering in the nuclear industry. We always aim to exceed expectations when it comes to protecting the environment, preventing accidents, supporting skills and investing in education. In fact, we’re tasked by the Government to preserve the future of the nuclear industry, through training, development and support.

In 2021 we are pleased to announce that we are continuing with our valued tradition to provide work experience however due to COVID-19 restrictions we will be providing the experience virtually.

 The virtual work experience programme allows you to gain virtual access into our working environments providing more insight into the nuclear industry, NNL and different career paths.

Employers also look to see if you have any work experience as part of any job applications, so any experience you do have will help you in the process of securing a job.

We will be holding our virtual work experience programme for both year 11 and year 12 students for 5 days across the week of 26th – 30st July 2021

**Please note we are unable to provide work experience on alternative dates, individuals must be available on the above dates.

The communications platform that will be used to complete the virtual work experience is Microsoft Teams. Please ensure before applying that you have access to this communications platform as well as a device with a working video, speaker and microphone function.

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PMO Analyst (Technology and Digital Change)

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £30,947

Closing Date: 2021-02-07

Location: Risley, Cheshire

The Programme Management Office Analyst role ensures company standard governance and change practices and approaches are followed and applied whilst supporting the Portfolio Manager and Demand Manager in planning and managing the portfolio.

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Financial Accountant

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £46,542

Closing Date: 2021-02-07

Location: Risley, Cheshire

As a key member of the Corporate Finance team you will be pivotal in ensuring the business meets its statutory financial reporting obligations. You will be the custodian of financial policy and will seek to improve financial systems and processes.

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Senior Human Factors Consultant

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £61,887

Closing Date: 2021-02-07

Location: Risley, Cheshire

NNL are looking for someone to join our expanding Human Factors team to help us to deliver some of the UK’s most exciting and cutting edge nuclear research and development work.  NNL have projects that range from simple to highly complex, from current and live on the plant to those being developed for the future of the nuclear sector. We will expect a lot from you but have a lot to offer you in return.

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System Engineer (Area 400)

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £46,542

Closing Date: 2021-02-04

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

The System Engineer is a new position within NNL, reporting to the Infrastructure Compliance Engineering Manager they shall be responsible for ensuring that all equipment within Area 400 is operational and kept within given tolerances of operational values. The role will be a key part of NNLs ability to support the Reservation of Capacity (ROC) that provides essential capability to support the Sellafield Ltd Can Surveillance Programme.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in working in a regulatory capacity, detail orientated, and be able to work to stringent deadlines.

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Head of Nuclear Non-Proliferation Strategy

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £68,480

Closing Date: 2021-02-07

Location: Risley, Cheshire

With the nuclear industry perfectly positioned to strengthen the UK’s place in the world as a scientific superpower, NNL is recruiting key roles to ensure we play our part. 

Security and non-proliferation (S&NP) are one of our four areas of strategic focus. We have the skills and knowledge to become a strategic authority in the field. 

Ensuring nuclear security and non-proliferation is a critical enabler to the peaceful use of nuclear technology that we know is essential to tackle climate change, restore our environment and improve our health. 

As custodian of critical nuclear infrastructure and provider of a broad range nuclear capabilities, at NNL we are perfectly positioned to make a considerable contribution to this agenda. This is a key opportunity to support our purpose – nuclear science to benefit society. 

Accountable to the director for International Engagement, Security and Non-Proliferation, this role is one of two new senior hires that will jointly drive forward NNL’s security and non-proliferation strategy. 

They will be instrumental in NNL achieving its ambition to become a strategic authority in the field, by ensuring we deliver on our five strategic objectives:

Leadership: We will demonstrate leadership by unleashing the potential of NNL’s broad capability, delivering value against key strategic S&NP needs (with an emphasis on supporting the priorities of Government).   Talent: We will foster the talent required for existing and future nuclear programmes, working with Government and across UK nuclear to establish a talent pipeline in support of the domestic and international objectives. Identity: We will embed an S&NP ‘identity’ across the organisation, ensuring full integration with enabling strategies and major programmes (including those of our colleagues in Science and Technology, our Delivery Organisation, Customer Experience, and HR). We will create a clear, authoritative external ‘brand’. Partnerships: We will establish key UK and international partnerships to strengthen capability and influence (e.g. public and private sector nuclear, NGOs, Government, multinationals). Knowledge: We will invest in and push the boundaries of  S&NP related science, technology and innovation, ensuring appropriate demand signals are placed on core science, innovation and strategic research programmes..

This is a new area of focus for NNL. The vision of the new strategy is to maximise and enhance the value of the capability we maintain through our existing activities, connecting it to key UK and international S&NP drivers. 

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Head of Nuclear Security Strategy

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £68,480

Closing Date: 2021-02-07

Location: Risley, Cheshire

With the nuclear industry perfectly positioned to strengthen the UK’s place in the world as a scientific superpower, NNL is recruiting key roles to ensure we play our part. 

Security and non-proliferation (S&NP) are one of our four areas of strategic focus. We have the skills and knowledge to become a strategic authority in the field. 

Ensuring nuclear security and non-proliferation is a critical enabler to the peaceful use of nuclear technology that we know is essential to tackle climate change, restore our environment and improve our health. 

As custodian of critical nuclear infrastructure and provider of a broad range nuclear capabilities, at NNL we are perfectly positioned to make a considerable contribution to this agenda. This is a key opportunity to support our purpose – nuclear science to benefit society. 

Accountable to the director for International Engagement, Security and Non-Proliferation, this role is one of two new senior hires that will jointly drive forward NNL’s security and non-proliferation strategy. 

They will be instrumental in NNL achieving its ambition to become a strategic authority in the field, by ensuring we deliver on our five strategic objectives:

Leadership: We will demonstrate leadership by unleashing the potential of NNL’s broad capability, delivering value against key strategic S&NP needs (with an emphasis on supporting the priorities of Government).   Talent: We will foster the talent required for existing and future nuclear programmes, working with Government and across UK nuclear to establish a talent pipeline in support of the domestic and international objectives. Identity: We will embed an S&NP ‘identity’ across the organisation, ensuring full integration with enabling strategies and major programmes (including those of our colleagues in Science and Technology, our Delivery Organisation, Customer Experience, and HR). We will create a clear, authoritative external ‘brand’. Partnerships: We will establish key UK and international partnerships to strengthen capability and influence (e.g. public and private sector nuclear, NGOs, Government, multinationals). Knowledge: We will invest in and push the boundaries of  S&NP related science, technology and innovation, ensuring appropriate demand signals are placed on core science, innovation and strategic research programmes..

This is a new area of focus for NNL. The vision of the new strategy is to maximise and enhance the value of the capability we maintain through our existing activities, connecting it to key UK and international S&NP drivers. 

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ECI Engineer

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £46,542

Closing Date: 2021-02-02

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria (Windscale)

The Windscale Project Engineering Delivery Team provides multi-discipline project engineering support to active nuclear and non-active projects to be implemented in the Windscale Laboratory. The team cover all aspects of the project engineering stages; scope, planning, concept design, detail design, manufacture, safety case, testing, safe system of work production, installation, and commissioning. Our expertise includes the supply of research and development rigs for non-active use, operational rigs for use in a nuclear environment, and infrastructure improvements to the Windscale Laboratory, all delivered to quality, time and cost agreed with internal customers.

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Technician (Electron Optics)

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £30,947

Closing Date: 2021-02-01

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

The Electron Optics team supports projects on behalf of NNL’s major customers - providing information on the performance of reactor materials and underpinning the ongoing operation of the UK nuclear operations.

The role is for a specialist technician to support the work of experts in the operation and maintenance of electron microscopes, together with the associated reporting of results to customers. 

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Senior Project Controller

Contract type:

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 2021-02-01

Location: Risley, Cheshire

An exciting opportunity within the expanding PMO team have become available.  We are looking to recruit Project Controllers who will be responsible for the provision of Project Controls support services to Project Managers across a variety of NNL projects, programmes and/or portfolios.

This will include providing general leadership; mentoring and coaching to the local Project Controllers; providing input into development of project plans & associated WBSs, and support to projects on matters including cost estimating, performance data analysis, risk management and project reporting, including earned value (EV).  

The location of these roles can be based at any of NNL’s sites in the North West.

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Senior Project Controller x2

Contract type:

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 2021-02-01

Location: Workington, Cumbria

An exciting opportunity within the expanding PMO team have become available.  We are looking to recruit Project Controllers who will be responsible for the provision of Project Controls support services to Project Managers across a variety of NNL projects, programmes and/or portfolios.

This will include providing general leadership; mentoring and coaching to the local Project Controllers; providing input into development of project plans & associated WBSs, and support to projects on matters including cost estimating, performance data analysis, risk management and project reporting, including earned value (EV).  

The location of these roles can be based at any of NNL’s sites in the North West.

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PMO Lead (Technology and Digital Change)

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £55,740

Closing Date: 2021-02-01

Location: Risley, Cheshire

The T&DC Programme Management Office Lead role sets and ensures technology and change governance, practices and approaches are followed and applied. The PMO role also supports the Portfolio Manager and Demand Manager in planning and managing the portfolio whilst providing day to day leadership to the PMO team.

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Digital Solution Architect (Technology and Digital Change)

Contract type:

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 2021-02-01

Location: Risley, Cheshire

The NNL operate a hybrid infrastructure and continue to lead the way in maximising the use of cloud technology in the nuclear industry. The Digital Solutions Architect will predominantly work with our customers to understand their needs and create appropriate solutions for delivery.

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Project Controls Technician Apprenticeship (Level 3)

Contract type:

Salary: £16,767

Closing Date: 2021-03-19

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

NNL is not like any other business, and our Apprenticeships are like no other. Our Apprentices are our future, which is why we have a dedicated apprenticeship programme which supports our apprentices in their personal development whilst they are completing their apprenticeship.

To welcome you into the business, all our NNL apprentices join a 3 day induction programme. This will give you an understanding of the business, the programme you will follow and what we’ll expect from you during your apprenticeship. Following your induction, you’ll be supported through your apprenticeship journey focusing on personal development. This covers a range of skills from time management to team working. We’ll learn about you together.

We even have a dedicated apprentice Advisor who is there to ensure that you are settling into your apprenticeship at NNL, both in the workplace and at College.

 

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Business Administration Apprenticeship (Level 3)

Contract type:

Salary: £16,767

Closing Date: 2021-03-19

Location: Warrington

NNL is not like any other business, and our apprenticeships are like no other. Our apprentices are our future, which is why we have a dedicated apprenticeship programme which supports our apprentices in their personal development whilst they are completing their apprenticeship.

To welcome you into the business, all our NNL apprentices join a 3-day induction programme. This will give you an understanding of the business, the programme you will follow and what we’ll expect from you during your apprenticeship. Following your induction, you’ll be supported through your apprenticeship journey focusing on personal development. This covers a range of skills from time management to team working. We’ll learn about you together.

We even have a dedicated apprentice Advisor who is there to ensure that you are settling into your apprenticeship at NNL, both in the workplace and at College.

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Electrical Craft Apprenticeship (Level 3)

Contract type:

Salary: £16,767

Closing Date: 2021-03-19

Location: Preston

NNL is not like any other business, and our Apprenticeships are like no other. Our Apprentices are our future, which is why we have a dedicated apprentice programme which supports our apprentices in their personal development whilst they are completing their apprenticeship.

To welcome you into the business, all our NNL apprentices join a 3-day induction programme. This will give you an understanding of the business, the programme you will follow and what we’ll expect from you during your apprenticeship. Following your induction, you’ll be supported through your apprenticeship journey focusing on personal development. This covers a range of skills from time management to team working. We’ll learn about you together.

We even have a dedicated apprentice Advisor who is there to ensure that you are settling into your apprenticeship at NNL, both in the workplace and at College.

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Mechanical Craft Apprenticeship (Level 3)

Contract type:

Salary: £16,767

Closing Date: 2021-03-19

Location: Preston

NNL is not like any other business, and our Apprenticeships are like no other. Our Apprentices are our future, which is why we have a dedicated apprentice programme which supports our apprentices in their personal development whilst they are completing their apprenticeship.

To welcome you into the business, all our NNL apprentices join a 3-day induction programme. This will give you an understanding of the business, the programme you will follow and what we’ll expect from you during your apprenticeship. Following your induction, you’ll be supported through your apprenticeship journey focusing on personal development. This covers a range of skills from time management to team working. We’ll learn about you together.

We even have a dedicated apprentice Advisor who is there to ensure that you are settling into your apprenticeship at NNL, both in the workplace and at College.

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Scientific Apprenticeship

Contract type:

Salary: £16,767

Closing Date: 2021-03-19

Location: Preston

NNL is not like any other business, and our Apprenticeships are like no other. Our Apprentices are our future, which is why we have a dedicated apprentice programme which supports our apprentices in their personal development whilst they are completing their apprenticeship.

To welcome you into the business, all our NNL apprentices join a 3 day induction programme. This will give you an understanding of the business, the programme you will follow and what we’ll expect from you during your apprenticeship. Following your induction, you’ll be supported through your apprenticeship journey focusing on personal development. This covers a range of skills from time management to team working. We’ll learn about you together.

We have a dedicated apprentice Advisor who is there to ensure that you are settling into your apprenticeship at NNL, both in the workplace and at College.

 

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Scientific Apprenticeship

Contract type:

Salary: £16,767

Closing Date: 2021-03-19

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

NNL is not like any other business, and our Apprenticeships are like no other. Our Apprentices are our future, which is why we have a dedicated apprenticeship programme which supports our apprentices in their personal development whilst they are completing their apprenticeship.

To welcome you into the business, all our NNL apprentices join a 3 day induction programme. This will give you an understanding of the business, the programme you will follow and what we’ll expect from you during your apprenticeship. Following your induction, you’ll be supported through your apprenticeship journey focusing on personal development. This covers a range of skills from time management to team working. We’ll learn about you together.

We have a dedicated apprentice Advisor who is there to ensure that you are settling into your apprenticeship at NNL, both in the workplace and at College.

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Junior Project Manager (Technology and Digital Change)

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £36,160

Closing Date: 2021-02-01

Location: Risley, Cheshire

The T&DC Junior Project Manager is responsible for delivering small scale technology and digital change projects that underpin the NNL Strategy in line with agreed scope, quality, time and cost.

This role has the flexibility to work from home and can be contractually based in Cumbria / Risley / Preston.

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Project Controls Technician Apprenticeship (Level 3)

Contract type:

Salary: £16,767

Closing Date: 2021-03-19

Location: Warrington

NNL is not like any other business, and our Apprenticeships are like no other. Our Apprentices are our future, which is why we have a dedicated apprenticeship programme which supports our apprentices in their personal development whilst they are completing their apprenticeship.

To welcome you into the business, all our NNL apprentices join a 3 day induction programme. This will give you an understanding of the business, the programme you will follow and what we’ll expect from you during your apprenticeship. Following your induction, you’ll be supported through your apprenticeship journey focusing on personal development. This covers a range of skills from time management to team working. We’ll learn about you together.

We even have a dedicated apprentice Advisor who is there to ensure that you are settling into your apprenticeship at NNL, both in the workplace and at College.

 

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Technical Architect (Technology and Digital Change)

Contract type:

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 2021-02-01

Location: Risley, Cheshire

The NNL operate a hybrid infrastructure and continue to lead the way in maximising the use of cloud technology in the nuclear industry.

The role of the Technical Architect is to deliver both operational and project deliverables for critical technical change projects.

This role has the flexibility to work from home and can be contractually based in Cumbria / Risley / Preston.

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Nuclear Engineer Apprenticeship (Level 6)

Contract type:

Salary: £16,767

Closing Date: 2021-03-19

Location: Preston

NNL is not like any other business, and our Apprenticeships are like no other. Our Apprentices are our future, which is why we have a dedicated apprenticeship programme which supports our apprentices in their personal development whilst they are completing their apprenticeship.

To welcome you into the business, all our NNL apprentices join a 3-day induction programme. This will give you an understanding of the business, the programme you will follow and what we’ll expect from you during your apprenticeship. Following your induction, you’ll be supported through your apprenticeship journey focusing on personal development. This covers a range of skills from time management to team working. We’ll learn about you together.

We even have a dedicated apprentice Advisor who is there to ensure that you are settling into your apprenticeship at NNL, both in the workplace and at College.

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Project Manager (IT)

Contract type:

Salary: Salary from £55,740

Closing Date: 2021-02-10

Location: Risley, Cheshire

The Project Manager is responsible for delivering the technology and digital change projects that underpin the NNL Strategy in line with agreed scope, quality, time and cost.

Role could be based at Risley, Preston or Sellafield.  Flexibility for some home working.

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Assistant Project Manager (EDF Capex Support)

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £41,046

Closing Date: 2021-02-10

Location: Windscale, Cumbria

This new post will support the current EDF Project Manager / Customer Workstream lead in delivering the EDF work. More specifically this support involves the provision of Capex funded works needed to maintain / improve the building assets in support of the EDF programme.

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Materials Scientist (FTC - 13 Months)

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £41,046

Closing Date: 2021-02-17

Location: Culham, Oxcfordshire

Job Purpose:

NNL is looking for a high calibre, motivated and experienced Materials Scientist to join the Materials and Reactor Chemistry team based at Culham (Oxfordshire). The team is part of the Fuels, Reactors and Reprocessing capability within NNL which delivers commercial R&D to help solve a wide range of challenges in the nuclear industry.  The team specialises in developing and applying mechanistic understanding of radiation damage phenomena and radiation chemistry, making wide use of specialist equipment and microstructural techniques both within NNL and in the wider supply chain.  The individual will support Senior and Principal Materials Scientists, and deliver work packages associated with their technical expertise, to develop mechanistic understanding of materials performance issues. This role supports UK and international customers e.g. Rolls-Royce, EdF and EPRI, providing evidence in support of plant safety cases.

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Senior Safety Consultant

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £61,887

Closing Date: 2021-02-01

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

Job Purpose:

Provide technical leadership and delivery of technical projects in the Radiological area of the Safety, Security and Safeguards team to time, cost and quality and enhance own technical skills within the Radiological area and support development of team member's skills and capability. Lead activities in support of the development of NNL's national reputation in the Radiological area.  

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Radiological Safety Consultant

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £55,740

Closing Date: 2021-02-01

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

Job Purpose:

Provide a lead role in the delivery of technical projects in the Radiological area of the Safety, Security and Safeguards team to time, cost and quality.   Enhance own technical skills within the Radiological area, support development of junior team member's skills and capabilities, and support the development of NNL's national reputation in the Radiological Safety area.

Authorities & Dimensions:

Authorities: None identified.

Dimensions:  This role has no line management responsibilities.  However, the role will involve mentoring and supervision of junior members of the team.  

Job Context & Challenges:

The role requires the application of radiological safety knowledge and expertise to advise and support the safe storage, processing and transport of nuclear material.  The role requires building excellent relationships with mutual trust to demonstrate a collaborative approach with the customer/facility to ensure safety, whilst maintaining a high level of integrity.

 

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