Environment & Business Advisor – Regulatory Finance Systems (Delivery) - 12323

Staff Grade 5
Fixed Term
Full Time
Business Management & Improvement, Finance, Information Technology
£34,879 Pro-rata
In this crucial position, you will be ensuring that income is safeguarded. You will do this by supporting strategic portfolio work to enable accurate and transparent charging, through digital delivery and improved design of services.

You will play a key role in underpinning strategic programmes with technical knowledge and expertise, working on the development and implementation of business systems and the delivery of new digital services. With the team’s focus on the development of a Charging Module, you will support the Service Owner in the continuation of this work. You will also support a cross-cutting service, providing a centre of excellence for payment services. This growing role is essential for us to explore new payment innovation.

Using Continuous Improvement methods, you will deliver user needs from internal customers including Operations and E&B. Improving operational efficiency and maximising income via our regulatory systems and procedures, is fundamental to this role. You will work with Defra Corporate Services, DDTS and/or external providers of services, to deliver our commitment to customers and protect our income base.
Regulatory Finance Systems (Delivery) is made up of technical experts and analysts, leading and delivering finance requirements and needs in digital services and business systems. It sits alongside a team providing billing activity and forms part of Sustainable Business & Development, within the Environment and Business Directorate.
Ideally you will be qualified/working towards a qualification in business analysis or a related discipline and demonstrate the following:
-strong analytical skills
-ability to make sound, evidence based decisions
-strong stakeholder management skills, with ability to communicate (in writing and verbally) and build relationships effectively with a broad range of people
-a continuous improvement approach to all work.
-an effective team player
-an attention to detail and ability to clearly present data and information
-a flexible approach, organised and able to balance competing priorities effectively to meet deadlines
-an ability to deliver high quality work, knowing when to refer to colleagues for guidance and support
It would be an advantage if you have:
-experience of working in an Agile environment
-use of structured analysis techniques
- a working knowledge of EA/Government charging and billing processes/charging schemes
This assignment opportunity currently extends to 31/05/2020

The grade rate for this role is £34,879 (pro-rata if part time or an assignment), however a market supplement may be applicable for the right level of experience.

Location is flexible. Members of the team are located around the country. You will be comfortable working in a dispersed team.

The nature of the role will necessitate some national travel, including occasional overnight stays.

For further details about the role and / or the assessment process, please contact:

Julie Nicholson, Technical Manager, Regulatory Finance Systems (Delivery) on 020 302 56056 or by email at:

16/09/2019, 23:55 hours

Basic Check
To 31/05/20
Influences and Persuades Others
Presenting a case in a convincing and attractive way that will win people over, encouraging them to follow plans willingly; often succeeding where logic and reason alone would fail.
Focuses on Customers and Partners
Addresses the needs of internal and external customers, provides rapid and effective responses
Communicates Effectively
Listens and questions to understand and engage. Conveys information and ideas clearly, accurately and persuasively through speech and writing.
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.