Senior Research Manager - Radioactive Waste

Senior Research Manager - Radioactive Waste

Job Title: Senior Research Manager - Radioactive Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Salary: Up to £24.28 per hour + 38 Days Holiday
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH13591_1557393313
Contact Name: Dan Bisset
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 09, 2019 10:15

Job Description

Senior Research Manager - Radioactive Waste.

12-month contract.

Harwell, Oxfordshire

£47,556 (24.28ph PAYE)


We are currently recruiting for a Senior Research Manager to join a radioactive waste management organisation based in Harwell. This is a fixed term 12-month contract covering maternity leave.

Here you will be responsible for the development and delivery of research strategy, research programmes and obtaining solutions in specified areas.

The Job

Reporting to the Head of Research, you will be responsible for…

  • Managing research within the areas of wasteform and container evolution. This includes contracts within the supply chain, academic and international projects.
  • Obtaining solutions (including scientific knowledge and modelling) by acting as intelligent client for the research programme relating to wasteform and container evolution.
  • Scientific liaison with University Departments, industry wide scientific fora and scientific institutes
  • Acting as technical authority and proving authoritative advice in the areas of wasteform and container evolution.

The Candidate

Candidates will have gained a Degree / PHD in science of engineering subject. Chartered membership status is desirable, but not essential.

Experience / knowledge of areas of relevance to geological disposal, and disposal system safety case is desirable.

What's on offer.

  • 12 month fixed term contract.
  • £47,556 (24.28ph PAYE)
  • 38 days holiday

How to apply

To apply, please call Dan Bisset on 02392 288 213, or send a copy of your CV to

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