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Business Support Team Member

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Job Introduction

Job Description for Business Support Team Member:

There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the nuclear sector. New opportunities are being created all the time. At NNL, you’ll be in the ideal place to capitalise on this momentum, face new challenges and develop a long, successful and meaningful career.

We’re an organisation that’s here to experiment and push the limits of what’s possible. So, if you’re keen to excel in your chosen field, this is the place to do it. Because at NNL, anything is possible.

Covering a wide range of skills, our Business and Administration team deliver accurate and comprehensive back-office support ensuring the highest levels of administrative efficiency.  

NNL's Business Services Support team member will deliver accurate and comprehensive back-office support across three locations, ensuring the highest level of administration efficiency. The team member will provide a wide variety of duties and support to internal and external teams.

Flexibility is required to cover Workington, Windscale and Central Laboratories.

Role Responsibility

Main Responsibilities for Business Support Team Member:

  • General Administrative duties to include but not limited to developing spreadsheets, typing documents, organising meetings, minute taking and distribution of the minutes, updating notice boards and providing administrative support across Compliance and Facilities team.
  • Reception duties including Tannoy announcements.
  • Responsible for arranging visits for external parties to NNL facilities including processing necessary paperwork to allow access.
  • Responsible for the arrangement of travel bookings: air, rail, taxi and car hire requests, hotel bookings, conference facility bookings.
  • Responsible for arranging and processing of applications for inductions, including issue and control of visitor passes for access into relevant buildings and assisting in delivering induction.
  • Responsible for ordering goods, stationary etc including buffets via credit card or raising Purchase Requisitions account reconciliation.
  • Responsible for carrying out safety observations and audits.
  • Act as IT coordinator – Point of contact for IT deliveries to the building and providing support to management of documentation on Qpulse, delivering guidance and act on issues regarding operational documentation.

The Ideal Candidate

Essential Criteria for Business Support Team Member:

  • Proven experience of organisational skills and time management skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships across the business, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail orientated and the ability to work to stringent deadlines.
  • Proactive and self-starter that can work well on own and flexibly as part of a team.
  • Proficient in all MS office packages.
  • GCSE Maths, English & Science (As minimum Grade 4 or equivalent).
  • Ability to obtain SC level security clearance (this includes but is not limited to identity, employment, financial and criminal record checks plus 5 years’ worth of UK residency).

Desirable Criteria for Business Support Team Member:

  • Previous administration experience in a highly regulated environment.

About the Company

NNL is an incredible place to work A place where people do things that have never been done before A place where people push boundaries to further themselves, the business, and society as a whole.

This is a place where personal and professional opportunities are limitless. If you want to change the world, if you want to tackle climate change, if you want to help advance medical science, if you want to help put things in space, if you want to answer the big questions, if you want to work with extraordinary materials, if you want to meet great people, learn new skills, challenge yourself, work flexibly, and build a long successful career with the power to make a real impact… you can do it all here.

NNL has a vision for Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity (ED&I) where NNL aims to be an inclusive workplace that attracts diverse talent through transparent and equal policies and procedures. We want you and the diverse mix of people that we employ, customers that we service, and stakeholders that we influence to feel valued. We encourage a workplace culture where everyone can thrive with a sense of belonging.

Recruitment Agency Notice


We operate a strict Preferred Supplier List (PSL) for the provision of recruitment services. Only agencies on our PSL may provide CVs and only when the role is released to them by our recruitment team. We will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL. We explicitly reserve the right to add candidate details from unsolicited CVs from non-PSL agencies into our own candidate database and to pursue/hire such candidate(s) without any obligation, financial or otherwise, to the agency concerned.

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