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Risk Summer Placement 2021

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

Join the new era of pioneers

Our 10-week summer placement scheme is an ideal opportunity for you to gain valuable skills and experience that will help to enrich your studies for when you return to university after the summer break.

We’re looking for students who can take on true responsibility on major projects, which will contribute to our present challenge and future mission; be involved in business-critical work and experience far reach training with support from many members of the existing Sellafield Ltd community.

On our placement scheme you will get the opportunity to take part in activities that will allow you to develop your skills in line with our Graduate programme - Meaning you may get the chance to re-join the company as a graduate when you complete your degree.

Risk Summer Placements

Risk management is a formal and structured process that enables the identification, assessment, planning and management of risks associated with a project, programme, portfolio and Enterprise. The overall purpose of risk management is to increase the likelihood of meeting project and business objectives, outcomes or strategic direction. Risk management should protect the business by maximising opportunities and minimising threats providing a framework to control risk at all levels in the organisation.

Whilst on the scheme students undertake placements to gain exposure to differing aspects of risk application. Dependent upon availability and current business need, this could include supporting risk management within a project at various points through its lifecycle, or a programme as it delivers its benefits, through to supporting functional and enterprise risk perspectives.

What we are looking for

Qualifications

You’ll need to be on track or expected to achieve at least a 2:1 in a STEM / business based discipline and ideally will be heading into your final year of study after completion of the placement.

Accepted degree subjects

  • physics
  • electronic and electrical engineering
  • geology and geographical science
  • health sciences
  • biology and life sciences
  • engineering management
  • computer sciences
  • civil engineering and construction
  • transport engineering
  • mechanical engineering
  • aerospace engineering
  • chemistry
  • chemical engineering
  • materials science

Additional job details

Location
Cumbria
Risley, Warrington
Salary
£17,434 - £18,540

25.5 days’ holiday plus bank holidays

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term

Full-time

How to apply

Apply at your earliest opportunity, applications may close early for certain programmes if we experience high numbers)

Video interviews: throughout December 2020 and January 2021.

*Please note, if you are unable to attend an Interview during these months you will be unable to complete our application process.
Diversity & Inclusion Statement

In promoting equal opportunities, Sellafield Ltd welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We select people according to their abilities and our needs. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

Additional Information
You are advised to regularly check your emails (including any junk mail/spam folders) for correspondence related to this post, including assessment or interview invitations and any other type of correspondence relating to your application. In the event of a high number of responses to any advert, Sellafield Ltd reserves the right to close the programme early.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 October 2020

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Closing date:  31 October 2020

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