FCRM Asset Performance Technical Advisor, Programme Manager - 11184

North West
Mirwell Depot
Staff Grade 5
Full Time
Programme and Project Management
We are looking for a Grade 5 Technical Advisor to lead on and shape our project delivery/intermittent maintenance programme, to ensure flood defences are effectively maintained and managed across Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire.
As a Grade 5 Technical Advisor you'll be leading on whole life asset management of flood risk assets, from the creation of new structures, through to the maintenance, inspection, incident training, and ongoing review of asset performance.
You’ll provide specialist advice and analysis on Flood and Coastal Risk Managment business planning aspects and asset management processes. You’ll develop and monitor programmes as well as ensuring our assets operate as expected through maintaining and improving our asset data.
You'll work closely with the Local Delivery Lead and Team Leaders to provide sound advice to help deliver area goals and coach and mentor other team members by sharing your knowledge and experience of contract management and flood risk management.
The Asset Performance team is responsible for ensuring Flood and Coastal Risk Management assets are constructed, inspected, surveyed, assessed, maintained and operated in a safe, effective and efficient manner. Reducing flood risk to people and property and ensuring they operate to agreed service levels and standards. During a flood event, we operate our flood assets to deliver the Environment Agency’s operational response in collaboration with our partners.
You have worked for an asset management organisation that manages field or site based assets. Your experience and training means you have been directly involved in asset repair projects or delivery of asset maintenance work.

You must have:
•Contract Management experience within the construction sector
•Health, Safety & Environmental experience and awareness
•Project Management experience
You should ideally have:
•Practical experience in managing assets, ideally within the flood risk sector
•Engineering qualification and/or practical experience
•Comfortable using information technology, ideally GIS tools
•Sound Financial and account management
Effective communication skills are a must and it’s important that you’re skilled at managing multiple priorities. You’ll be an intelligent problem solver too, with a methodical work approach. Leading projects and coaching others will come natural to you. You'll be organised and have attention to detail to ensure our work is delivered to a high standard.

A full UK driving license is required.
This vacancy is permanent.
The post is based at Sale Depot. Frequent travel to other offices and site visits are required as part of the role and you will be encouraged to take on an incident role.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 7th July 2019.
For further information please contact:
Kevin Callacher 02084745485 kevin.callacher@environment-agency.gov.uk
or, Stuart Lester 02030 251046 stuart.lester@environment-agency.gov.uk
or, Angela Gallagher 02030 250417 angela.gallagher@environment-agency.gov.uk

07/07/2019, 23:55 hours

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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.

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.