T2100 Senior Project Manager - London, South East - 27849

South East
Marsham Street, London, SW1P 4DF
Staff Grade 6
Full Time, Part Time/Job Share, Compressed Hours
Operational Delivery, Programme and Project Management
TEAM2100 (Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100) is an Environment Agency pathfinder project and the first multi-year programme to be implemented from the government approved Thames Estuary 2100 strategy.

This role sits in Programme & Contract Management (PCM) and is a senior position within our integrated project team, taking accountability for delivery of projects as a project executive. You will oversee the project delivery process with our delivery partners from initial strategic planning, through to feasibility, detailed design and then into construction and handover. You will mentor and coach project team members, flexing your involvement to suit the strength of the team.

You will build a great working environment with high performing teams including our suppliers, client representatives, technical specialists, and other partners. Applying your strong commercial acumen in project, contract, and risk management, you will establish effective relationships, facilitating collaborative and efficient ways of working. You will make key project decisions informed by technical leads whilst following governance procedures, project assurance and legislation.

Your role as an outstanding communicator, collaborator, influencer, and leader is critical to the success of the projects you will lead. You’ll be confident in building excellent working relationships and you’ll lead and inspire staff across the programme, for both Environment Agency staff and our delivery partners.

Responding to incidents is a central part of what we do. You will be required to have an incident role and make yourself available to respond to incidents or provide business continuity support during an incident. This may attract an additional payment and full training and alternative working arrangements will be available to support you with your incident role.
TEAM2100 comprises around 250 delivery partner and Environment Agency staff, working in a supportive environment with a clear sense of purpose. You’ll also work with in our national Project and Contract Management team (PCM) creating a better place through excellence in project and programme management. Our strong, well-qualified team works together collaboratively, recognising the value each team member contributes.
A degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field.

Solid experience in both contract and project management.

PRINCE2 Practitioner status or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards this.

A member of one of the following: Institution of Civil Engineers; Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management; Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; Institute of Asset Management; or Association of Project Managers or be committed to achieving this.

Be able to demonstrate an exceptional track record in delivering complex projects in a high risk/pressured environment.

A natural ability to bring big-picture thinking that improves the methods, behaviours and processes with the people you work with.
Benefits include generous pension provision and leave entitlement. Our flexible working supports a healthy work/life balance and offers numerous choices to accommodate the demands that personal commitments may present. Excellent training and learning opportunities are available, including personal and professional development.  

The role may require travel to project sites and project team meetings. Overnight stays may occasionally be necessary.  

Driving licence ideally required. Lease car is available where there is a clear business need. 

When providing evidence for competencies within your application, please give examples of how you clearly demonstrate these either within the context of this role or as transferable skills. 

For further information contact ed.uden@environment-agency.gov.uk 

Documents attached to your application will not be assessed for selection.  

Interviews likely to take commence 27 November.

12/11/2023, 23:55 hours

Basic Check
Achieves Results
From a project or programme of work perspective, please give an example of when you have accomplished a significant achievement in difficult circumstances.
Programme and Project Management
Tell us about a project or a programme of work that you have led or had senior involvement with. How did you keep track of progress and performance? What tools, systems and processes did you use? Did you require resource? Explain how you commissioned resource to work on your projects.
Leads People
How would describe your leadership style?

Please give an example of when you've had to adapt your style to a particular person or situation, to motivate and inspire others?
Delivers Results Through Others
Describe a multi-functional project team that you have led or have had a senior involvement with. Tell us how you directed the team to deliver a significant portion of work and what you are particularly proud of. Tell us about the challenges you faced and how your leadership led to a successful project outcome.
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.