Specialist Consultancy Services

Strategic Project and Programme Management

  • Performing the role of Delivery Partner to Client organisations
  • Strategic project and programme management, from planning phase through to execution
  • Management and integration of complex, multi-disciplinary strategic projects in a regulated environment

Strategy Development and Planning

  • Producing NDA Strategy Management System (SMS) gate papers, licensee strategy papers, option assessments (BPEO/ BAT/ BPM), business cases and implementation plans
  • Preparing consultation papers and responses, and executive briefs to support decision making
  • Project design consultancy e.g. production of specifications, cost estimates, schedules and proposals

Public and Stakeholder Engagement

  • Developing stakeholder engagement plans including media briefing packs, key messages and press releases
  • Public speaking, performing the role of expert spokesperson e.g. at site stakeholder groups, local community meetings, stakeholder workshops, consultation events, public meetings, etc.
  • Workshop design and facilitation, acting as an independent consultant

Innovation and Concept Development

  • Identifying concepts, approaches and cost reducing strategies for possible application at Client sites
  • Appraising waste and decommissioning trends and formulating programme lifecycle innovation
  • Testing novel approaches through structured engagement with senior internal and external stakeholders

Waste Route Development and Optimisation

  • Specialist consultancy support on waste route development and optimisation
  • Permitting waste routes including regulatory and stakeholder engagement e.g. disposal facilities
  • Development of integrated decommissioning and waste management strategies to industry guidance

Policy and Regulatory Framework Support

  • Developing and support with implementing regulatory engagement plans
  • Supporting officials and regulators with the drafting of policies, strategies, plans and guidance
  • Advice on waste classification schemes, risk informed approaches and identification of boundary wastes

International Learning and Experience

  • Expert knowledge of international experience in developing and implementing policies, strategies and plans for nuclear decommissioning, radioactive waste management and disposal
  • Assessing the viability of approaches from other countries to possible application in the UK
  • Applying lessons from other countries to policy/ strategy development in England, Scotland and Wales

Technical Support Services

  • Technical writing service - producing clear, concise and easy to understand documents
  • Support to Client bid preparation including specialist technical advice on enhancing proposals
  • Participation and input to workshops, review groups, oversight panels, committees, working groups, etc.

Independent Review Services

  • Providing an independent peer review service
  • Document review and verification to Client procedures
  • Review of strategies and plans against industry practice and guidance