Lead Service Transition Manager at Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, London, Warrington, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

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  • London, Warrington
  • Jul 05, 2024
6 Months or more Management

Contract Description


Lead Service Transition Manager - Inside IR35

Contract Term: 6 months

Contracting Authority: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

Location: Hybrid – London or Warrington 1 day per week

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) is a non-departmental public body created through the Energy Act 2004.

We have 5 offices across the UK, in Cumbria, Dounreay, Harwell, Warrington and London.  We have 17 sites including the first fleet of nuclear power stations, research centres, fuel-related facilities, and Sellafield, which has the largest radioactive inventory and the most complex facilities to decommission.

We are sponsored by the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) and supported by Dounreay, Magnox, Nuclear Waste Services, Nuclear Transport Solutions and Sellafield. The Scottish government also has a governance role, working closely with DESNZ to ensure its expectations are met.

A Lead Service Transition Manager is required to be a key player in ensuring the successful execution of the Javelin Programme. They will work directly for the programme manager and work closely with cross-functional teams.  The key responsibilities will be defining transition strategy, leading the transition work streams in planning and executing the transition of procured or insourced services from the incumbent suppliers across the NDA group effectively, efficiently and with minimal disruption to service.


As a Lead Service Transition Manager your main responsibilities would be to: 

  • Define the service transition approach and plan per bundle and OpCo from the incumbent supplier to the new contract providers.
  • Support the program manager to ensure that there is a clear transition approach, transition plan,  with approved and agreed roles, responsibilities & resources.
  • Lead and coordinate different transition work stream tasks, ensuring alignment with project objectives, timelines, and budgets.
  • Manage complexity associated with each transition to ensure that the correct level of service needs are available and dependencies are clear.
  • Manage lower-level stakeholder relationships, ensuring clear communication and understanding of transition goals and progress in line with the overall programme and vision of the Programme Manager.
  • Assign tasks to transition team members, monitor progress, and address any roadblocks or issues that arise.
  • Identify and assess transition risks related to new or exiting services and work with the Programme Manager and stakeholders to develop mitigation plans.
  • Maintain project documentation regarding transition.


Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of managing ICT service transitions from incumbent vendors to new suppliers, preferably from monolithic ICT services to disaggregated services.
  • Experience of leading on projects and workstreams.
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills.


If this role sounds like something that you would be interested in, please click the link to apply or email daniel.mcbride@publicsectorresourcing.co.uk

Disability confident

As a member of the disability confident scheme, NDA guarantees to interview all candidates who have a disability and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of candidates who have a disability who meet all the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group.

If you qualify for the above, please notify us on PSRapplications@publicsectorresourcing.co.uk.

We will be in touch to discuss your suitability and arrange your Guaranteed Interview.

Should you require reasonable adjustments at any point during the recruitment process or if there is a more accessible way for us to communicate, please do let me know.



In applying for this role, you acknowledge the following, this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different.