The NDA is a non-departmental public body responsible for the decommissioning and clean-up of the UK’s civil public sector nuclear sites. Its sponsoring Government department is the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (DBERR). It also reports to the Scottish Ministers who agree strategy and plans for Scottish sites. NDA does not directly manage the sites but contracts-out management with licensed operators at each site. Its headquarters are in West Cumbria with regional offices situated throughout the UK. The challenges facing the nuclear industry are huge and range from decommissioning to engineering new solutions, from nuclear power stations to waste management NDA has a major role in ensuring that there is a sustainable workforce to achieve these challenges. It requires technical/technological specialists, as well as people for programme management, finance, contract management, communication and administration.
- Edition 15 Training and development at NDAThis developing people case study shows how NDA has put in place a training and development strategy to ensure it has the best people to help deliver its mission.
- Edition 14 Developing a motivated workforceThis motivation case study will show how developing a motivated workforce enables NDA to deliver safe and sustainable solutions to nuclear clean-up and waste management.
- Edition 13 Meeting responsibilities to stakeholdersThis stakeholders case study focuses on how the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority listens to and makes sure that it meets legal and other responsibilities to its stakeholders.
- Edition 12 The business of nuclear decommissioningThis mission case study shows how a clear mission statement, SMART objectives, strategy and tactics all contribute to a successful planning framework for an organisation.