Chair - Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA)
Recruiter: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA)
Posted: 09 Sep 2019
Closes: 07 Oct 2019
Job Function: Chair
Industry: Energy, Public
The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s (NDA) mission to safely and securely clean-up the UK’s nuclear legacy across its seventeen sites is one of national importance. The NDA’s one hundred and twenty year programme is tackling some of the highest hazard facilities in the world, with current outstanding nuclear liabilities estimated at £131bn.
The NDA sets the overall strategy for decommissioning and waste management across its sites and performance manages its group of delivery businesses - such as Sellafield - with the aim of maximising value to the taxpayer. It is also home to the UK’s class-leading nuclear transport capability, with a fleet of four ships and over one hundred locomotives.
The NDA is seeking an exceptional Chair to work with its board, government, regulators and other key stakeholders to shape the organisation’s strategy, and play a leading role in developing the organisation to deliver its challenging mission in a better way.
You will bring board-level experience from a complex organisation, and a track record of achieving successful outcomes through board leadership, constructive challenge and support. With experience managing complex, multi-stakeholder relationships, you will possess gravitas, integrity, and resilience as well as excellent communication skills.
The role is appointed by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in consultation with Scottish ministers.
Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference AANAD, or call +44 (0)20 7227 0880. Applications should be received by noon on Monday 7 October 2019.