Area Environment Manager – 10285

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Area Environment Manager – 10285

Detail of reserve list
3 Months

Number of jobs available

East Midlands


Ceres House, 2 Searby Rd, LN2 4DT

Staff Grade 7

Post Type

Working Pattern
Full Time

Role Type
Senior Leadership

Salary Minimum

Job description
Do you want to make the world a better place? Are you passionate about protecting the nation against natural threats and hazards? Working for the Environment Agency in the Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire area will give you an opportunity to make a difference: an excellent rewards package and a commitment that working with us will be life enhancing.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, inspirational and kind person to lead our Environment Management Central department. Your work will be conducted in a high-freedom environment that makes the people you work with happier; focuses on health, safety and wellbeing; embraces emergent leadership; and supports your own development.

You’ll be a highly visible leader, able to inspire and motivate people to achieve great outcomes. You’ll know how to make our corporate ambitions and local priorities resonate with others so plans are converted into delivery and key stakeholders know the value of our work. You’ll bring a passion to the role and in return be supported by great people in the Area.

The team
You will lead and support a number of teams who are responsible for environmental monitoring including sampling & collection, analysis & reporting, hydrometry & telemetry and FBG.

You will also form an essential part of our Area Leadership Team, providing forward thinking and strategic direction to the Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire area. Your leadership will also enhance the Areas incident response capability by holding a senior incident management role.

Experience/skills required
We are looking for applicants who believe that providing a great leadership is fundamental to our ability to protect people and the environment.

You will be committed to developing yourself and those around you, providing a positive role model who’s versatile in creating an open, inclusive and trusting culture where people can achieve their best.

We don’t just talk about diversity; we seek it, embrace it and live it, for the benefit of our staff, our communities and our environment.
We are looking to strengthen our leadership team with a person who thinks differently, is excited to challenge the status quo and includes everyone. We are fully committed to having an inclusive workforce to reflect the communities we serve and welcome applications regardless of race, sex, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity or marital status.

Contact and additional information
Closing Date: 19th May 2019 at 23:55 hours For more information contact Area Director, Norman Robinson on or

Job description attachment 1
Candidate Pack – Area Environment Manager – 10285.pdf – 1015KB

Job description attachment 2
Job Profile – 10285.pdf – 73KB

Level of security checks required
Basic Check

Competence 1
Business of the Environment Agency

You know how we work and how we get things done from Defra to the field. Can you please describe how you would ensure your teams understood this line of sight and how you would influence the way we work for the better?

Competence 2
Delivers Results Through Others

You can motivate those around you to do more for our goals. Please provide an example of where you have motivated a team to achieve greater outcomes.

Competence 3
Leads People

You are an established leader, credible and skilled. Please describe your leadership style and what you think is most important when leading large numbers of staff in mixed teams.

If you are applying from the Civil Service please note that the Environment Agency is not a part of HM Civil Service and you would not be a Crown Servant in the event of being appointed. Therefore, you will not be eligible for continuous service. For applicants who currently work in local government or other bodies listed in the Redundancy Payments (Continuity of Employment in Local Government etc) (Modification) Order 1999, you may be eligible for continuous service for the purpose of calculating any future redundancy payment. If you are unsure of your status then you should contact your own HR Team.

We are fully committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce to reflect the communities we serve. We welcome flexible working patterns for all our vacancies, including job share, so please include clearly any information regarding your preferred working arrangements on your application.

We also have a Guaranteed Interview Policy to support those with a disability who are seeking employment. We have committed to guaranteeing an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

The Environment Agency, as a Non-Departmental Public Body, is committed to providing value for money and utilises Central Government frameworks and contracts for all external recruitment needs. For this reason, we are unable to engage with the market directly through post, email or phone calls . Should you wish to become a support supplier on one of these frameworks or contracts please visit for more information.

Employment Type: Permanent