Workforce Planning and Recruitment Advisor - 9591

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South East
West Malling
Orchard House
Staff Grade 5
Fixed Term
Full Time
Operational Delivery
£34,330 pro rata
We are looking for someone who is passionate about attracting and building the right skills and capabilities of staff in Kent, South London and East Sussex. You will be collaborative, enthusiastic and highly motivated to make a difference.

You will be responsible for the effectiveness of the start to end recruitment process. You'll be working across the Area's departments to own and drive the workforce action plan and develop the overarching workforce strategy to enable us to embrace the workforce challenges of today, tomorrow and the future. You will be working internally and externally, to seek out opportunities to engage with education and business sectors to attract the calibre of applicants required for the diverse skills that the Environment Agency needs.
You'll be reporting to the Business Manager as part of the Area ‘Executive Office’ supporting the Area Director.

You'll direct a Workforce Planning Officer, who will support you by undertaking recruitment administration and logistics. You'll work closely with the Area Leadership Team and Team Leaders alongside the Area Business Partners (HR/Finance/Business Planning).
This role requires someone with great organisational, people and communication skills who can prioritise effectively. You will be a great team player who enjoys working with people from across the Environment Agency and external partners. This will require you to be adaptable and resilient. You will be IT literate

Level of security checks required:
Basic Check
The closing date for this vacancy is 13th January 2019 at 23.55 and Interviews are expected to be held end of January 2019. The role is based at Orchard House, Addington, Kent. For further details please contact Jack Hayes on 02084746702 or Jack.Hayes@environment-agency.gov.uk We are fully committed to having an 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.
Basic Check
Until 01/01/2020
Achieves Results
Please provide an example of a time you have demonstrated the competency set out below (the answer you provide will be assessed as part of your application):

Please explain how you:
-Set and deliver high work standards, demonstrating the drive to meet targets.
-Prioritise and organise tasks and resources to ensure timely achievement of results.
Influences and Persuades Others
Please provide an example of a time you have demonstrated the competency set out below (the answer you provide will be assessed as part of your application):

Please explain how you:
- Have influenced a more senior colleague to gain their support for a project, piece of work or outcome.
Communicates Effectively
Please provide an example of a time you have demonstrated the competency set out below (the answer you provide will be assessed as part of your application):

Please explain how you:
- Listen and question others to understand and engage.
- Convey information and ideas clearly, accurately and persuasively through speech and writing.
Data and Information Management
Please provide an example of a time you have demonstrated the competency set out below (the answer you provide will be assessed as part of your application):

Please explain how you:
- Collect, analyse, interpret, record, manage, develop and share data, material or information appropriately for a variety of purposes.
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.