Major Projects & Programme Project Manager G5 - 18284

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East Midlands, East of England, North East, North West, South East, South West, West Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber
Bedford , Birmingham , Blandford Forum , Bodmin , Bridgwater , Chichester , Darlington , Exeter , Ipswich , Kettering , Kidderminster , Leeds , Lincoln , Mansfield , Newcastle , Norwich , Nottingham , Penrith , Peterborough , Preston , Reading , Sevenoaks , Wallingford , Warrington , Welwyn Garden City , West Malling , Worthing , York , Fradley
Staff Grade 5
Permanent
Full Time, Part Time/Job Share
Administration / Corporate Support, Engineering, Environment & Sustainability, Operational Delivery, Programme and Project Management
£36,389
You’ll be part of our project team delivering our organisation’s strategic ambitions; having the ability to develop a great working environment, to be part of a high performing team working collaboratively with our supply partners, as part of the Integrated Delivery Teams .

You’ll use your excellent communication skills to develop and build a strong network of working relationships both inside and outside the organisation with Stakeholders and Partners, such as statutory authorities, local councils, landowners, and local communities to negotiate agreements, gain approvals and secure external funding.

You’ll will develop your project, contract, and risk management skills to establish effective supply-partner relationships, facilitating collaborative and efficient ways of working, following governance procedures, decision-making as Project Manager. We’ll expect you to facilitate the project delivery process from initial strategic planning, through feasibility, detailed design and into implementation, construction, and handover.
We are Programme and Contracts Management (PCM), part of Operations Assets & Programme Management, creating a better place through excellence in project and programme management. You will become part of an award-winning team that provides areas, alongside national services and centres, with an effective project/ programme management service. Our strong, well-qualified teams manage projects throughout their life-cycle to deliver environmental improvements, adding value and resulting in a greater sense of shared ownership with local communities.
Likely to be qualified to degree level or equivalent in an engineering, environmental or geography related discipline with and expectation you will be working toward chartered membership of a relevant professional body such as ICE, CIWEM/APMP but not essential if you demonstrate good experience in a project or programme delivery environment.

A passionate leader, with the ability to build a great working environment and bring the best out of collaborative and high performing teams in different locations. You will be skilled in developing people, managing performance, delivering through others, building inclusive relationships, and embedding excellence and knowledge sharing.

Holding a Portfolio, Programme, Project, or Contract Management qualification would be an advantage but is not essential and will form part of your development plan. However, it’s the way you innovate, demonstrate commitment to Environment Agency’s goals for the future, along with a continuous improvement mind-set that will set you apart
The Environment Agency are fully committed to having an inclusive workforce which reflects the communities we serve.

We will be holding interviews for these roles during September 2021 and more detailed information will be sent to the successful candidates.

We will endeavour to inform you of the outcome of your application at the earliest opportunity and we appreciate your understanding and patience whilst we assess applications.

For questions relating to this role, please contact ea_resourcing_project@environment-agency.gov.uk.

04/08/2021, 23:55 hours

Basic Check
Programme and Project Management
Description: Selects, plans and manages contractors, programmes or events to achieve a set of Environment Agency objectives cost-effectively.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept CV's and your answer to the following question will be used for interview selection - please draw out your skills and experience in your response. Using the STAR technique (Situation, Task, Action Result) can help when formulating your answers.

We are passionate about delivering the best projects to protect and enhance our environment. Tell us about your role in delivering a successful project - why did it mean so much to you, what project management skills did you use, and what was the result?
Focuses on Customers and Partners
Description: Identifies and seizes the opportunity to create, introduce and implement new or improved methods, processes and without, compromising quality or accuracy.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept CV's and your answer to the following question will be used for interview selection - please draw out your skills and experience in your response. Using the STAR technique (Situation, Task, Action Result) can help when formulating your answers.

This roles requires the skill to develop and maintain excellent working relationships. Please give an example of when you have had to balance the needs of a number of different customers. What was the situation, what was your role and how did you ensure everyone’s needs were met?
Communicates Effectively
Description: Listens and questions to understand and engage. Conveys information and ideas clearly, accurately and persuasively through speech and writing.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept CV's and your answer to the following question will be used for interview selection - please draw out your skills and experience in your response. Using the STAR technique (Situation, Task, Action Result) can help when formulating your answers.

Describe how in a current or recent role your communication skills enable you to translate difficult or important messages to a line manager, client, stakeholder or colleague.
Works in Teams
Description: Works co-operatively as part of a team to achieve common goals.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept CV's and your answer to the following question will be used for interview selection - please draw out your skills and experience in your response. Using the STAR technique (Situation, Task, Action Result) can help when formulating your answers.

Team work is incredibly important to us. We can only achieve the best results by working in genuine partnership and collaboration with others. Tell us about a time you had to support others to ensure the team worked successfully together.
Technical Skills
"This question is for information only and will not be scored.

For the majority our roles you do not need any additional technical skills, but for some of the roles in our area teams we are seeking additional expertise in the technical areas specified below.

If you have one or more of the areas of technical expertise detailed below, then please provide a short statement describing your level of expertise as part of your application, otherwise please mark this section as not applicable.

PRINCE2
APM Foundation
Working with Communities & Engagement
Programme Management
Town & Country Planning
Coastal Management
GIS
Modelling"
A full UK driving licence
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 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/become-a-crown-commercial-service-supplier/becoming-a-supplier-through-the-crown-commercial-service-what-you-need-to-know for more information.

This Vacancy is closed to applications.