Fleet Assurance & Reporting Advisor - 12738

Staff Grade 5
Fixed Term
Full Time
Business Management & Improvement, Knowledge & Information Management
£34,879 Pro-rata
This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who would like to work as part of a national team and to directly contribute to measuring the performance of our fleet.
You will use specialist data and performance skills to inform leadership teams and colleagues to help the organisation improve its fleet performance. The analysis you provide will enable us to ensure we reduce our environmental footprint, maintain a cost effective fleet, to support our legal and health & safety responsibilities. You will be key in helping us achieving our aim of providing the right information, at the right time to the right people so that they can lead and deliver by making informed decisions. You will also participate in local projects to improve ways of working and support business change and efficiency improvements.

As part of the national Assurance and Reporting team, you will be expected to work with colleagues across the organisation and with external Customers, so the ability to build and maintain a working network of contacts is essential and requires excellent communication and influencing skills.
Defra Group Fleet Services now provides a collaborative fleet service to all organisations within the Defra group. The Assurance and Reporting team are specifically deliver the development and production of fleet performance, the management of fleet systems and data, in addition this includes fleet risk, Telematics and making best use of resources.
Ability to identify and produce reports and evidence to agreed timescales and quality standards to meet operational, management and customer needs, so that data and evidence and Environment Agency interests are accurately and effectively presented.

Ability to interpret complex evidence and data to enable effective solutions to technical problems and performance issues, communicating this to customers so decision ready information is easily understandable.
Experience of leading projects and providing functional / specialist input to improve ways of working and business change and efficiency.
You’ll be happy to hit the ground running and manage your own workload. You will be building relationships with both internal and external customers and with suppliers. Strong communication skills are essential
The location is flexible, but one of the National Hubs would be preferred. You'll understand and be comfortable with the challenges of remote working and management. Some travel will be required, including occasional overnight stays.

Please contact Trevor Bragg (Assurance and Reporting Manager) on 07810814366 or Emily Buckley (Strategic Fleet Manager) on 07795367272 for more information or an informal discussion. We are fully committed to having an inclusive workforce to reflect the communities we serve.

06/10/2019, 23:55 hours

Basic Check
Data and Information Management
Collects, analyses, interprets, records, manages, develops and shares data, material or information appropriately for a variety of purposes. Anticipates requirements for data or information and/or identifies future reporting requirements and puts in place the means to meet these. Prepares and presents findings in a logical and well-structured manner that can be readily accessed and understood by a wide audience.
Focuses on Efficiency, Innovation and Quality
Identifies and seizes the opportunity to create, introduce and implement new or improved methods, processes and without, compromising quality or accuracy. Proactively looks for better ways of doing things; learns from events and seeks to improve future performance. Actively seeks and implements opportunities to maximise efficiency and effectiveness of self and the team.
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. Maximises work output by setting goals and priorities tracking and measuring outcomes and taking swift remedial action when necessary.
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.