Consulting & Corporate Strategy

Project Manager / Programme Planning and Delivery Advisor

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Project Manager/ Programme Planning & Delivery Advisor– £36,389- South West

The Role

It’s a fantastic time to work for the Environment Agency as we step forward to tackle the climate emergency. Do you want to help make England a better place to live and work in? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

We are seeking a Project Manager/ Programme Planning & Delivery Advisor to join our team. You’ll be working up new projects, helping assure live projects and coaching our project managers.

Please note that the apply link will direct you to the Environment Agency website where you can complete your application.

Key Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities of a Project Manager/ Programme Planning & Delivery Advisor include, but are not limited to:

  • Help our project and programme teams deliver our £50m p.a. National Flood Portfolio of business improvement projects that help warn, inform and protect citizens and businesses from the devastating impacts of flooding, and that provide the technology to enable our Operational colleagues to better build and maintain over £20bn of flood defences.
  • Work Alongside our Project Managers
  • Helping improve our programme management and benefits management practices.
  • Ensure business support is implemented in line with expectations, and in line with legal and policy frameworks. In some cases may be required to represent the Environment Agency at local government and public meetings, or similar.
  • May lead or contribute to projects, usually to bring about effective change or improve business services
  • Develop and maintain relationships and influence in order to support effective working across the organisation and sometimes wider, depending on the requirement of the role.

The Company

We are the Environment Agency. We protect and improve the environment. Acting to reduce the impacts of a changing climate on people and wildlife is at the heart of everything we do. We reduce the risks to people, properties and businesses from flooding and coastal erosion. We protect and improve the quality of water, making sure there is enough for people, businesses, agriculture and the environment.

Our work helps to ensure people can enjoy the water environment through angling and navigation. We look after land quality, promote sustainable land management and help protect and enhance wildlife habitats. And we work closely with businesses to help them comply with environmental regulations. We can’t do this alone. We work with government, local councils, businesses, civil society groups and communities to make our environment a better place for people and wildlife.

The Person

The key skills and qualities of a Project Manager/ Programmer Planning & Delivery Advisor are:

  • Good experience in a project manager type role in a complex organisation
  • Good data gathering, assurance, manipulation and interpretation skills, able to deal with large datasets and multiple users
  • Good financial management and project planning skills
  • The ability to gain credibility, respect and co-operation throughout the business by showing the appropriate leadership and collaborative behaviours
  • An ability to coach and support others
  • A continuous improvement and problem-solving mind-set

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please click the apply now button to find out more.

Employment Type Permanent

Advertiser Type Agency