Flood Risk Asset Management Team Leader - 10883

East Midlands
Nene House
Staff Grade 5
Full Time
Engineering, Operational Delivery
You will manage a multidisciplinary team with a varied range of technical, engineering and construction skills that contribute to delivery of work programmes that ensure our assets are performing at their best. Taking a risk based approach in modernising asset management. Through considering assets over their life cycle to reduce flood risk to the communities they protect.
Promoting and reinforcing the Environment Agency’s vision and culture. Motivating and empowering team members to achieve their potential. Being visible and available to provide guidance and wellbeing support when required particularly through organisational change.
Building good relationships, internally and externally and managing the team budgets. This includes forecasting, identifying risk to spend, efficiency savings and ensuring end of financial year targets are met.
Your team will be contributing to the development of asset maintenance and repair programmes through intelligent client and senior user roles.
Managing and promoting Health Safety and Wellbeing of team members, while ensuring the correct training is received and competencies are maintained to carry out asset and incident management activities.
Undertaking the role of Responsible Officer (RO), ensuring compliance with legislation, safety, security and environmental control.
Based in our Kettering office your team will support all stages of the asset lifecycle, from planning new assets to decommissioning. The team inspects assets through visual and detailed assessment, develops work programmes through collaboration with other teams to ensure they fit with business strategies. Perform the role of CDM (Construction Design Management) client and designer on asset construction and improvement projects.
Ideally with a technical or engineering background, you will have demonstrated proven people leadership skills to provide clear direction, instruction and guidance through effective performance management. Ability to recognise strengths, vulnerabilities and motivations within a team. Inspiring skills development and embedding organisational change.
Have strong budget management skills and a track record of project and programme delivery, with a sound grasp of engineering and construction principles.
A relevant degree (or similar) and a professional qualification such as Institute of Asset Management Certificate or Incorporated / Chartered status is beneficial but not essential.
Please note that that your answers to the capability questions will be used to determine interview selection.
Everyone starting in a new role with the Environment Agency will be welcomed into the team and given all of the training and support you need to succeed.
There are also fully funded opportunities to develop further academic/professional qualifications.
The Environment Agency offer an extensive range of employee benefits
For further information on this role, the employee benefits and the work of the Environment Agency, please download the candidate pack.
For any questions relating to this role, please contact: guy.szomi@environment-agency.gov.uk
We also expect all applicants to be prepared and fully willing to actively participate in an out of hour's formal incident role, standby roles attract additional payments.

03/07/2019, 23:55 hours

Basic Check
Leads People
Using examples, please describe however you have lead a team through a period of change? What leaderships styles did you use and what was the outcome?
Programme and Project Management
Using an example, please describe how you effectively plan projects and/or programmes to achieve a set of objectives to cost, time and quality standards?
Takes Decisions and Solves Problems
Using an example, describe how you identify and deliver optimal solutions by effectively analysing all the information, probing to develop alternatives and taking sound and timely decisions?
Assets Management
Using an example, describe how you have managed Assets/or led a team that has managed assets through stages of the asset management lifecycle?
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.

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This Vacancy is closed to applications.