Coastal Project Support & Engagement Officer - 23263

South East, South West, National
Bath , Various
Staff Grade 4
Full Time
Programme and Project Management, Science, Geography
The Anglian Coastal Monitoring Programme (ACMP) are seeking a Coastal Project Support and Engagement Officer to join our small team.
This is a multidisciplinary role, the successful candidate will have good geographical knowledge, be able to interrogate and analyse data and will provide the interface between the ACMP and our partners, stakeholders, and wider data users.
You will play a key part in the delivery of our project objectives. Reporting to the ACMP Team Leader and working closely with the data and scientific leads, you will fulfil a multi-purpose role which will suit someone with a keen interest in flood and coastal erosion risk management.
You will:
Help coordinate our ongoing monitoring activities,
Complete data analysis tasks using topographic, Lidar and hydrographic data to outline & highlight any evidence of coastal change,
Input to technical reports,
Lead on engagement with ACMP internal and external partners,
Respond to customer data requests,
Raise the profile of the ACM programme online to promote our work and share our deliverables for maximum impact,
Help to manage the programme’s survey contracts.
The ACMP team of 4 sits within the National Monitoring Survey team who work with National & Area teams to co-deliver all the monitoring requirements of the Environment Agency and the wider environmental community. The ACMP team collect coastal monitoring data to serve the needs of our partners and customers who have coastal management responsibilities, providing the evidence for flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCERM) decisions between the Humber and Thames Estuaries.
You will be a confident communicator, with excellent customer engagement skills. Your enthusiasm, ambition and good organisational skills will help you to you work to deadlines and to achieve defined deadlines and targets.
Educated to degree level in Geography, Environmental Science, GIS, or Remote Sensing or have equivalent experience.
Broad experience of working with stakeholders, partners and or members of the public.
Knowledge of technical solutions to share & present data and collaborative online working platforms.
Excellent organisational skills and proven project management experience to deliver work by planning, tracking, gathering and maintaining data/information
Ability to work on your own initiative and within a small team.

Knowledge of Environment Agency, FCERM & local authority strategic coastal management planning and policies.
Coastal monitoring knowledge that enables you to work with and present ACMP data and analysis outputs
Good GIS skills, ideally with ArcGIS although training can be provided.
The National Monitoring Survey team is a national team, located at various sites around the country with the main office based in Bath. It is anticipated that you will be working in a hybrid manner, combining working remotely at home with some office based work but this will be discussed in more detail at interview. Some travel to the east coast will be required.

For any questions relating to this role, please contact Poppy Mylroie by email: Interviews will be via Teams.

Please note that your answers in the application and at interview will be assessed using the STAR technique (situation, task, action, result) for each of the role capabilities.

17/07/2022, 23:55 hours

Basic Check
Achieves Results
At the Environment Agency we are often having to balance competing priorities. When have you had to prioritise your workload based on competing priorities and how did you decide what was the most important task?
Data and Information Management
Good data and evidence is essential in making the right decisions. Tell us about a time when you analysed a dataset and how you communicated the results to your intended audience.
Takes Decisions and Solves Problems
We are often required to make decisions with incomplete or conflicting information. What examples do you have where you have had to do the same? Who did you collaborate with? How did you decide what your options were? How did you arrive at your decision? What was the outcome?
Builds and Sustains Relationships
Our stakeholder liaison is an important element in delivering effective project outcomes. Can you tell us about a time when you built, improved and sustained a relationship with a stakeholder?
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.

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