Senior Environmental Project Manager - NEAS SE - 28017
City/Town: Chichester, London, Romsey, Worthing , Pevensey
Permanent, Full Time
Salary Minimum: £37,462
We are looking for Senior Environmental Project Managers to join our National Environmental Assessment and Sustainability team (NEAS) to take up the environmental lead on a selection of projects.
NEAS oversees the effective identification and management of environmental risk on our Flood and Coastal Risk Management (FCRM) projects and help identify and deliver environmental enhancements that leave a better place. Our NEAS Hub Teams are responsible for the input of high quality environmental and sustainability advice to the Integrated Delivery Teams for each Delivery Hub. Our input is principally at the project development stages where we ensure that the need for environmental consents and approvals is identified.
You’ll be involved in ground-breaking and award-winning work, leaving a lasting legacy for the future through effective collaboration across internal departments, the wider Defra group, statutory bodies, our Supply Partners, businesses and communities.
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.
The National Environmental Assessment and Sustainability team (NEAS) is part of Major Projects and Programme Delivery. You will find the South East NEAS team are motivated and passionate advocates for the environment. Within NEAS we provide a friendly and supportive working environment with the option of flexible working and many other choices to help accommodate the demands that various personal commitments may present.
- Educated in environmental science or a related subject
- Experience in managing the environmental risk in projects Considerable involvement in infrastructure projects
- Experience as an environmental adviser within multi-disciplinary project teams
- Strong communication and Influencing skills
- Experience in mentoring and supporting colleagues
Qualified or conversant in PRINCE2 terminology
Membership of a professional environmental institute.
Knowledge of flood and coastal risk management
You will be offered comprehensive induction/training and will be given the time and space to learn while doing the role. You will also be assigned a coach within the team to support you as you embark on the role.
We will also support you in progressing your status within the professional institute of your choice.
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Benefits include generous pension provision and leave entitlement. Our flexible working practices support a healthy work/life balance and offer numerous choices to help accommodate the demands that various personal commitments may present.
Moving forward (and Covid19 permitting), the role will require regular travel to project sites and project team meetings in other Agency and Supply Partner offices. Overnight stays will be necessary from time to time.
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CVs or other documents attached to your application will not be assessed for selection.
Closing Date: 26 November 2023, 23:55 hours
Interviews are anticipated to take place virtually via MS Teams in the week commencing 11th December