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Environmental Project Managers

Contract typePermanent
Contract lengthVaried
OrganisationEnvironment Agency’s National Environmental Assessment Service (NEAS)
LocationVaried
Salary£27,138
HoursVaried

Job details

We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated team members to join the Environment Agency’s National Environmental Assessment Service (NEAS) as Environmental Project Managers.  

Your role will be to undertake environmental assessment and provide advice on a range of environmental considerations and consents.  The Environment Agency are investing £2.5 billion between now and 2021 to reduce flood risk to 300,000 homes across the UK and this role will be key to ensuring that the flood projects are delivered with attention to environmental impacts and relevant environmental consents to help deliver positive outcomes for people and wildlife alike. 

Working closely with other teams you will undertake screening, planning and coordinating for the delivery of environmental assessments such as Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) ensuring that engineering projects are environmentally compliant.  Within integrated project teams you will work with a variety of environmental stakeholders, helping to identify environmental opportunities and delivering multiple benefits.

Experience/skills required 

  • You will be qualified to at least degree level (or equivalent) in an environmental or geography discipline.
  • Relevant experience and/or a post graduate qualification would be beneficial but not a pre-requisite.
  • You will be a good communicator and have the ability to develop effective professional relationships with internal and external partners.
  • It would advantageous to have project management skills.
  • We will support you to work towards Full or Chartered Membership of your professional institution (e.g. IEMA or CIWEM).

Contact and additional information  

There are two permanent full time posts based at our Worthing office and three fixed term assignment posts until the 31st March 2019, based at our Worthing, Solihull and Peterborough offices.

You will need to hold a full UK driving licence. The role requires some travel and overnight stays.

More information about the role and application process can be found in the candidate pack.

The closing date for applications is 28th January 2018.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact:

Worthing: abigail.bean@environment-agency.gov.uk or 0203 0257 007

Peterborough: james.brackenbury@environment-agency.gov.uk or 07771 703820

Solihull: jeremy.swanson@environment-agency.gov.uk or 07825 106091

 

Capability

Environmental Project Managers

Achieves results

Demonstrates ability to influence a project design to deliver social and environmental outcomes. Sets and delivers high work standards, demonstrates the drive to meet targets.

Communicates Effectively

Listens and questions to understand and engage. Conveys information and ideas clearly, accurately and persuasively through speech and writing.

Environmental Awareness

Appreciates the impact that development activities have on a range of environmental receptors and identifies ways to protect and preserve the environment for the future Understands wider environmental issues and how they relate to our works and activities.

For fixed-term role:

For permanent role:

Closing date2018-01-30

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