Lead Consultant

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  • Location

    Chorley, Lancashire

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  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Leonie Kellar

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    almost 2 years ago

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Lead Consultant

Main Purpose of Position

Working in the Consultancy Services Division, Lead Consultants provide consultancy to clients on a wide range of projects in the fields of radioactive waste management, decommissioning and environmental restoration.

Key Objectives

Promote the image and reputation of the company and the Consultancy Services Division.
Identify and cultivate client business opportunities for the Consultancy Services Division and for the wider company.
Manage bid proposals with a value of up to ~£25K, including preparing proposals and planning resources, schedules and pricing, in agreement with senior colleagues.
Manage cost reimbursable tasks/projects with value up to £50K and fixed price tasks/projects up to £25K ensuring the quality of delivery within the required timescales and costs.
Manage delivery teams and sub-contractors to ensure delivery within contract scope for assigned projects/tasks as outlined above.
Provide technical support to Business Development teams involved in generating internal and external work.
Accountable to task or project manager for timescales and costs of agreed scope of work.
Accountable to line manager for utilisation, including notifying when at risk of being over- or under-utilised.
Support the preparation of bids within Consultancy and the company as a whole.


Provide technical support for decommissioning, waste management and environmental remediation.
Develop competence in a range of technical areas relating to decommissioning, waste management and environmental remediation.
Produce high quality documents to support decommissioning and waste management projects e.g. Best Available Technique, Letter of Compliance submissions, waste characterisation documents, experimental and technology reports.
Deliver studies, including laboratory trials, to support radioactive waste management, decommissioning and environmental restoration.
Author procedural/guidance documents (e.g. work instructions, risk assessments).
Provide consultancy support to projects in the fields of radioactive waste management, decommissioning and environmental restoration.
Develop and maintain expertise and currency in industry best practice.
Peer review deliverables relating to areas of expertise within Consultancy.


Liaise with the Operating Divisions and clients developing and maintaining strong working relationships which will in turn promote the company's business ethos.
Active contributor and supporter of meetings and workshops in areas of expertise, both internal and external including provision of technical secretariat.
Facilitate meetings and workshops, both internal and external, in area of expertise.
Liaise with the Operating Divisions in areas of competency to ensure effective delivery.
Author papers and deliver to internal and external committees/meetings etc.


The Company operates a Quality Safety Health Environment and Welfare (QSHEW) system to manage quality, health and safety and the environment. It is your responsibility to ensure all personal actions, and that all tasks and activities are delivered in compliance with the QSHEW system specifically:

be aware of QSHEW policies & procedures which apply to your area of work
conform to the QSHEW system
assist the company in operating the QSHEW system and
co-operate and assist during any audit.