Project Manager - 9666

1
North East
Newcastle
Tyneside House
Staff Grade 5
Fixed Term
Full Time
Programme and Project Management
£34,879 (pro-rata)
This is an exciting opportunity to join the team at the centre water environment improvements across the North East Area. As Project Manager you will work with a range of partners both internally and externally to deliver projects that provide improvements to our water environment. You will support external delivery partners to ensure all internal processes and policy are adhered to and you will advise and guide them through project delivery. Internally you will work with experts from across the business to ensure we are delivering the best value for money through an integrated approach.

As part of the role you will also be expected to provide programme management support to the programme team. This will involve liaising with project deliverers to track and profile projects.
The Environment Programme Team operates at the heart of the Business. Integrating projects across the area, both internally and externally to deliver improvements to the water environment. We take a catchment based approach and work very closely with external partners and experts across the business to ensure our programme is effective, efficient, and innovative.
• Delivering work within a programme and project management framework to time, cost and quality.
• Working with a high degree of collaboration with internal and external partners/stakeholders to help deliver the outcomes of both a specific project and the wider organisation.
• Professional knowledge and application, to influence and inform government stakeholders/regulators, on environmental issues.
• Experience of implementing best practice solutions based on up-to-date knowledge and expertise.
• Embracing and adapting to change/new ways of working to improve efficiency & productivity.
• Demonstrating political awareness when dealing with customers, stakeholders and communities.
• Using effective written and spoken communication skills to help persuade internal or external partners to take action.
• Analysing/interpreting evidence to contribute effective solutions for technical problems.
Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 23:55 hours Clare Steward Environment Programme Manager clare.steward@environment-agency.gov.uk 020 847 46434
Basic Check
12 months
Programme and Project Management
Selects, plans and manages contractors, programmes or events to achieve a set of Environment Agency objectives cost-effectively.
Achieves Results
Sets and delivers high work standards, demonstrates the drive to meet targets.
Prioritises and organises tasks and resources to ensure timely achievement of results
Focuses on Efficiency, Innovation and Quality
Identifies and seizes the opportunity to create, introduce and implement new or improved methods, processes and without, compromising quality or accuracy.
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.