Business Management Graduate Scheme
graduate scheme

Business Management Graduate Scheme

North West England
Time left to apply
3 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

LLW Repository Ltd is responsible for operating the UK’s national Low Level Waste (LLW) facility in Cumbria, providing a broad range of LLW management solutions for nuclear industry waste producers. The company is also responsible for the National Waste Programme (NWP), which leads the implementation of the UK Solid LLW Strategy on behalf of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority; working with a wide range of stakeholders to do so.

LLW Repository Ltd are looking to sponsor a graduate on the nucleargraduates programme to work with their business management team. The team provide support to the wider organisation for governance, funding allocations, financial reporting, project controls, IT and programme management.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to and experience the financial elements of running a business and an insight into governance frameworks, business cases and progress reporting requirements of the nuclear industry. The successful graduate will be highly motivated with excellent written and verbal communication skills, be able to influence and gain confidence of internal stakeholders and be capable of analysing problems and generating workable solutions.

Gaining knowledge of both day-to-day transactional activities within the department and potentially leading some strategic improvement and change initiatives this is a unique opportunity to enhance your understanding of business and financial management.

Upon completion of the two year programme you will start employment with LLW Repository Ltd to continue your career and professional development.

Your nucleargraduates programme will be broken down into technical and behavioural training. It will be structured against the needs of the institute with whom you’re aiming to gain chartered status. You will come together with your fellow graduates to complete ‘core’ training as well as having the benefit of an individual training budget for training specific to your personal development.

On top of this you will spend 10% of your time with us to Footprints, our corporate social responsibility programme. You will have the opportunity to become a STEM ambassador, passing on your knowledge and enthusiasm to the next generation of scientists and engineers. You will establish a start-up company, developing your commercial awareness and allowing your appreciation of the challenges faced by a small business. You will work with local community projects, meeting inspirational individuals.

The nucleargraduates programme allows you to experience the different aspects of our complex, ever-changing industry before starting employment with LLW Repository Ltd to continue your career and professional development.

Company information

nucleargraduates is a ground-breaking graduate scheme created by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and sponsored by Sellafield Ltd, Rolls-Royce, Jacobs, International Nuclear Services and the Office for Nuclear Regulation amongst others. The scheme is also involved with more than 20 other industry stakeholders.

This two year programme consists of three secondments; you can expect to find yourself working with Government, on-site, with the private sector supply chain and regulatory authorities. Graduates will also have an excellent possibility of going on an international secondment.

Person requirements

Candidates must be keen learners who can influence people through their attitude and actions.

Mobility, adaptability and tenacity are critical for this role. We are looking for people who are actively seeking adventure and the challenge of moving into roles from the foot of Devon to the top of Scotland via villages and cities in between.

Most importantly we are looking for people who can achieve real results whilst showing humility as an individual and in a team environment.

Qualifications and experience requirements

Candidates must have an attained or expected result of 2.1 or above in Business, Finance or Accountacy.

Accepted degree subjects

physics · business and management studies · accounting and finance



£1,000 Golden Hello


North West England

Contract and working hours


Start date


How to apply

Successful applicants will then be invited to complete online numerical and verbal tests and a video interview followed by a two-day assessment centre that will assess candidates across a range of competencies. After the selection process has been completed successful candidates will be made a formal offer on to the nucleargraduates programme.

Candidates will be subject to Office of Civil Nuclear Security (OCNS) Clearance Checks.

Closing date: 11/12/2016

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 11/12/2016