Wye Programme Manager

Wye Programme Manager Birmingham, England

Environment Agency
Full Time Birmingham, England 30001 - 40000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Number of jobs available
1
Region
South West, West Midlands
City/Town
Birmingham , Kidderminster , Shrewsbury , Stafford , Sutton Coldfield , Tewkesbury , Fradley
Building/Site
Various
Grade
Staff Grade 5
Post Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Full Time, Part Time, Part Time/Job Share, Part Time Term Time, Compressed Hours, Other
Role Type
Environment & Sustainability
Salary Minimum
£37,462
Job description
The River Wye in Herefordshire is one of the longest and most natural rivers in Britain and for a large part forms the border between England and Wales. Increased pressures from agriculture and the water industry, has resulted in a decline in water quality, with particular pressures from phosphate. The River Wye Special Area of Conservation is also failing to meet its targets.

We are working hard to address these issues and require a programme manager to lead and coordinate the delivery of our work across the catchment. With exceptional project management skills, the candidate will be able to coordinate multiple projects, working effectively across different regulatory regimes and business departments, and supporting our leaders with understanding the complex issues in the catchment and working with others to develop a forward programme of work.
The team
Working within one of our Land and Water Teams, you will work closely with Environment Officer’s and other regulatory staff across the River Wye catchment.
You will also be responsible for leading the Wye Virtual Team, which is a catchment group that represents staff across all Water, Land and Biodiversity teams
Experience/skills required
  • The ability to coordinate multiple projects to ensure that they are working effectively, in line with both Area and National priorities
  • Leadership skills that inspire and motivate others to deliver results across multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent communication skills; developing effective working relationships both internally and externally
  • Innovative thinker, with proven abilities including working at pace, in an often changing (at short-notice) environment
  • Good data management skills and analytical thinking
  • Ability to work independently and prioritise workload
  • A good understanding of the of the pressures faced within water environment

Please note that whilst this role is focused on the River Wye catchment, you will be expected to support other priority catchments and/or groups across West Midlands area.

A full UK driving license is required for this role.
Contact and additional information
Occasional travel will be likely.

We recognise the challenges that people with (multiple) protected characteristics may experience on the job market. We are fully committed to being an inclusive employer and ensuring equal opportunities. We are keen to make our workforce as diverse as possible, and we hope to attract applications from under-represented groups, including Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, people with a disability, people with gender diverse identities and from varying socio-economic backgrounds.

We welcome flexible working for all our vacancies, please include any information regarding your preferred working arrangements on your application.

For further information about the role please contact Andrea Burton on 02030251468 or by email [email protected].

Interviews are expected to take place Wednesday 21st June 2023

Wye Programme Manager
Environment Agency

www.gov.uk/environment-agency
Bristol, United Kingdom
James Bevan
$100 to $500 million (USD)
10000+ Employees
Government
Regional Agencies
1996
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