Project Manager 3 - 8058

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East Midlands, South West, West Midlands
Shrewsbury , Solihull , Tewkesbury , Fradley
Riversmeet House, Hafren House, Sentinel House, Sapphire East
Staff Grade 4
Fixed Term
Full Time
Programme and Project Management
£27,138 (pro-rata)
We are seeking an enthusiastic and driven individual who is passionate about making a difference and delivering excellence to join our project and programme management department as a Project Manager.

Working for the Environment Agency gives you the daily opportunity to help save lives, protect homes and businesses and create a better place for people and wildlife.

You will:
• lead, motivate, and coordinate the project team to ensure outstanding projects are delivered to time, budget, and quality.
• be the main project manager on a range of low to medium risk projects and be a supporting project manager on our highest risk projects in the West Midlands.
• deliver the exciting projects right from initial strategic planning through to implementation, construction and delivery.
• have customer service at the heart of everything you do- your role is reliant on excellent working relationships in the project team, wider business, and the communities we serve.

This is a 12 month fixed term or internal assignment post.
Our National Capital Programme Management Service (ncpms) is responsible for delivering the majority of our important projects, mainly but not exclusively in flood risk management.

Your local ncpms team includes 50-60 dedicated and passionate colleagues within a supportive environment with a clear sense of purpose.
Your project team includes internal and external individuals and organisations working nationwide. Working as a team is very important to us and we recognise the value each team member contributes.
The ideal candidate will have:
• A positive, proactive, and hard-working attitude
• Passion to create a better place for people and wildlife
• Excellent communication and people skills. You will have led teams, motivated people to achieve more than they thought possible, and love delivering fantastic results through and with others.
• Good experience in project and programme management. You will have delivered fantastic projects to time, quality, and budget, within a challenging climate, and which benefited people, wildlife and the environment. Throughout this you’ll have role modelled high standards of health and safety.
• Proven successes coping under pressure and with change.
• Able to innovate and improve practices and procedures.
• PRINCE2 Foundation status or equivalent, or be working towards it.

Experience in contract and construction project management is desirable, but not essential.

Closing Date: 28th May 2018 at 23:55 hours
Salary: £27,138 (negotiable for exceptional candidates). Base location: Shrewsbury, Tewkesbury, Lichfield or Solihull. Please note, in 2019 we will be moving from our Solihull office to central Birmingham. Regular regional and occasional national travel is expected. A driving licence is required. We have a strong incident management culture. The post-holder will be given training and be expected to have an active incident management role. Our benefits include generous pension provision and leave entitlement. We support flexible working patterns, including job share. We also offer excellent training and development opportunities. When providing evidence for competencies within your application, please give examples of how you have previously demonstrated these either inside or outside of work. For further information please contact Beverley Brown on Beverley.Brown@environment-agency.gov.uk or 02030 252638.
Basic Check
To 31st March 2019, with planned extension to total of 12 months
Programme and Project Management
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?
Leads People
We believe successful project managers are excellent leaders. Tell us how you have led, motivated and inspired a range of people to work towards a common goal and exceed expectations.
Focuses on Customers and Partners
We can only achieve outstanding results for people, the environment and economy if we work in partnership. Tell us about a time you’ve adapted your style and approach to work with different people who at the start disagreed with the plan.
Manages Self
Working at the Environment Agency is fun and a life enhancing place for everyone. Tell us about why you want the role, what your strengths are, and how you will actively contribute to making work a life enhancing place for others.
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.