Innovative Funding & Finance Programme Manager G6 - 23273

All, Various
Various, All
Staff Grade 6
Fixed Term
Full Time, Other
Programme and Project Management
£46,374 Pro-rata
Are you committed to helping the EA deliver more for climate and nature and interested in innovative funding & green finance? We are a new team focused on bringing people and funding together in place and creating better approaches to the growing challenges we face. We need someone to join our team with excellent project management skills to help us develop a cohesive work programme that will allow us to deliver our ambition.

Key responsibilities are:
Maintain an overview of the IFF work programme and how it delivers against the EA’s Funding and Investment Plan
Work with the teams to develop the IFF work programme including forward planning and development of the pipeline
Provide support on FIP reporting and monitoring
Support the teams to ensure outputs are embedded in the business and that any risks are identified and raised in the right governance forums
Line manage the G3 programme support role to ensure IFF teams are supported across the range of programme oversight, reporting and delivery, finance, procurement, and recruitment
Work with the DD to oversee the team budget, forward planning and reporting
Manage/oversee procurement processes with support from the G3
Oversee briefings coordination, meetings forward looks & inquiries.
The post sits within the Innovative Funding & Finance (IFF) Team, which is part of the Future Funding Department in E&B. The Future Funding team works across the whole organisation, E&B, FRCM and Ops. IFF aims to grow our climate and nature resilience and adaptation through increased investment in environmental outcomes. The role will report to the Catchment Funding Manager.
We’re looking for someone with a good track record of managing projects and an excellent understanding of the business. You’ll be good at working at pace where design and processes are evolving rapidly and there are tight timescales. You’ll be flexible, well organised and able to support the work of other teams within the Future Funding team when needed.

We are looking for someone who can influence and persuade others and build and sustain effective relationships with colleagues.

Top 4 capabilities:

• Delivers results through others
• Focuses on customers and partners
• Programme and Project Management
• Influences and persuades others
For an informal discussion about the role contact Ruth Andreyeva +447551082314 or Claire Johnstone +447990793293

Interviews will take place on Teams.

21/08/2022, 23:55 hours

Basic Check
Until September 2023
Delivers Results Through Others
Harnesses the team to deliver results on time, to required standards and in line with organisational processes and procedures.
Focuses on Customers and Partners
Addresses the needs of internal and external customers, provides rapid and effective responses
Programme and Project Management
Selects, plans and manages contractors, programmes or events to achieve a set of Environment Agency objectives cost-effectively.
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.
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.