WROS Senior Technical Officer - Material Facilities and Separate Collections - 23832

Staff Grade 5
Full Time
Operational Delivery
We’re looking for an individual to join the Material Facilities and Separate Collections team, part of Operations Regulatory Services.
The portfolio responsibility is Separate Collection’s.
You will work alongside the Principal Technical Officer to produce project work looking at Local Council’s management of kerbside collections to influence compliance work with related Material Facility sites.
Role will Include:
• Support Defra’s delivery of regulatory reform including public consultation, stakeholder engagement and the development of guidance, secondary legislation and impact assessments;
• Support developing scenarios and indicative delivery model for future compliance work;
• Support exploration of inter-dependencies and opportunities for integration with Extended Producer Responsibility.
• Lead a cross-regime case study to investigate recyclate waste flows which provides useful intelligence for other regulatory reforms
• Support staff with governance OI and feedback to other business areas on any continuous improvements, along with recommended changes
• Help Lead and Influence Desktop and Face to Face Audit’s to ensure Notified MF Sites are complying with Part of the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016, Schedule 9.
• Be point of contact for sourcing external training and lead on delivering in-house governance training alongside allocating, scoping, and progressing investigation plans
WROS was established from 01 April 2019 following a restructure of our frontline delivery. Material Facilities and Separate Collections Team monitor the Quality of Material Recycled to Maximize Environmental and Economic Benefits of Re-Processing to meet the need and expectations of Local Council’s Recycling Strategies.
You’ll be supporting the team to work collaboratively with departments across the Environment Agency, competent authorities and law enforcement agencies to target offenders using a risk based, intelligence led approach.
We need individuals to demonstrate the following;
• Excellent communication and influencing skills, with the ability to present factual, verbal and written reasoning.
• Good analytical skills with the ability to provide a wider strategic approach
• Leadership and supervisory qualities are desirable to facilitate the delivery of work
• Organisational and planning skills to deliver on multiple conflicting work streams
• Coaching skills, conducting peer to peer review of case files, helping to support changes to ways of working
• Proven experience of working in a customer focused, service delivery role;
• Good interpersonal and influencing skills demonstrating the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships.
• Proven ability in prioritising and managing a varied workload;
• A record of adapting or improving ways of working to increase efficiency & productivity;
• The ability to interpret detailed technical guidance quickly and correctly;
Office base is flexible along with flexitime. You will need to be comfortable with working in a dispersed team.
Applications and interviews are competency based. The interview will also include an assessment.
We don’t just talk about diversity; we seek it, embrace it and live it, for the benefit of our staff, our communities and our environment. We actively encourage flexible working hours and practices to help you strike a good balance between your work life and your personal life.

We may use the outcome of this recruitment to fill any future vacancies that arise at this grade within 6 months of the interview.
Contact James Robertson on 07788 380 388 , james.robertson1@environment-agency.gov.uk for advice about the recruitment process and further information on the role.

21/08/2022, 23:55 hours

Basic Check
Delivers Results Through Others
Harnesses the team to deliver results on time, to required standards and in line with organisational processes and procedures.
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
Customer and Partner Relations
Consults and collaborates with Customers and Partners effectively through awareness raising, education and combined projects, ensuring buy-in to initiatives and the beneficial promotion of the Environment Agency’s duties and policies.
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.