The NDA’s work, cleaning up the UK’s nuclear legacy, is the largest, most important environmental restoration programme in Europe.
Employing just over 200 staff, NDA owns 17 sites across England, Wales and Scotland. Some sites date back to the 1940s.
The role of NDA is strategic: it establishes the overall approach, allocates budgets, sets targets and monitors progress.
It does not have a hands-on role in cleaning up its facilities. Instead, NDA delivers its mission through the following businesses which carrying out a full range of activities:
• Sellafield Ltd
• Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd
• LLW Repository Ltd
• Radioactive Waste Management
• Direct Rail Services
• International Nuclear Services
NDA reports to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). For some aspects of its work in Scotland, it is responsible to Scottish ministers.
It is a non-departmental public body created through the Energy Act 2004.
As a graduate, you will be sponsored by the NDA throughout the two years of the programme. They will help you to develop personally and professionally, working towards a relevant chartered status and to develop the skills required to succeed in your sponsor organisation. You will be supported in finding a permanent role within NDA Group at the end of the programme.
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