Flood Risk Programme Manager – 10717
Number of jobs available
London, South East
Welwyn Garden City
Alchemy, Bessemer Road, AL7 1HE
Staff Grade 6
Business Management & Improvement, Engineering, Environment & Sustainability, Finance, Governance, Operational Delivery, Programme and Project Management, Risk Management, Knowledge & Information Management, Analytical
We’re looking for a highly motivated and skilled individual to play a key role in the delivery of the River Lee Flood and Coastal Risk Management (FCRM) Programme and subsequently other catchment programmes.
You’ll be expected to lead and set up a programme of work to ensure a catchment based approach to flood risk management. The role will include the co-ordination of the programme’s projects and focus on ensuring the projects align with the strategic programme aims.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a team making a difference for our customers and our environment.
This leadership role is part of the area FCRM Programme Team reporting to the Area Programme Manager. We form a core part of a network with colleagues in order to develop, manage and deliver FCRM programmes of work. The role will also form part of a national community working with colleagues in our national teams and across areas.
– A sound knowledge of Project and Programme Management. A Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) and/or Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) qualification are desirable but not essential.
– Be able to work with diverse teams across disciplines, resolving critical issues to ensure programmes are planned, managed and delivered effectively.
– Ability to manage budgets and prioritise activities and meet deadlines.
– You can present convincing verbal and written advice and have a practical approach to problem solving as well as the ability to manage and engage with multiple stakeholders and partners.
Contact and additional information
Closing Date: 19th May 2019 at 23:55 hours The role is predominantly office based although travel to other sites may be required. The Grade Rate for the role is £44,477. This post is initially 12 months but may be extended if further funding becomes available. For further information on the roles available please contact Sara Robinson, Team Leader on or at You can also download the candidate pack for further information
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Programme and Project Management
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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.
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Employment Type: Permanent