Flood Risk Project Manager

Northallerton, North Yorkshire
£30,451 to £32,910
30 Apr 2021
23 May 2021
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Our Team

The Development Management Team is based in the Network Strategy service area within the wider highways and transportation team. It is responsible for leading on the delivery of new roads and highway improvements associated with new major development. This role includes offering the local highway authority input to local plans and associated development strategies, offering highway authority recommendations to the local planning authorities, leading on 278 and 38 agreements and offering superintendence to the delivery of third party developer led works.  

The team also leads and delivers the NYCC role of Lead Local Flood Authority. This work includes offering statutory responses to the local planning authority on sustainable drainage associated with new major development, undertaking flood investigations, land drainage consenting, delivering a programme of flood mitigation works within North Yorkshire as part of the NY flood risk strategy.

The role

We are looking for a Flood Risk Managers to lead on the development and progression of our Flood Management Scheme, identifying and progressing funding opportunities, procuring consultancy services and managing consultants, developing designs and liaising with the affected communities, with support from the NYCC Flood Risk Management Team.

Reporting to the Flood Risk Management Team Leader, you will be part of a team of skilled and passionate Flood Risk Engineers responsible for the development and implementation of the North Yorkshire Local Flood Risk Strategy.

You will be responsible for the delivery of effective flood risk management mitigation plans and measures, through strong and effective contract and project management, to ensure the delivery of flood management measures across North Yorkshire, produce programmes of delivery and ensure timescales are met, reporting any forecasted delays at early opportunities, produce business cases, including economic analysis for submission to third party funders, with support from the Flood Risk Management Team Leader, and provide project management and supervision, to ensure delivery of the North Yorkshire County Council Flood Risk Programme. For full details of the role please see our Job Description.

To be successful you must be able to demonstrate excellent communication, analytical, decision making and problem solving skills, have experience in financial budgets and able to effectively monitor and manage contracts to ensure the service delivered complies with those contracts ensuring compliant procurement routes are taken and evidenced. You must also be able to use a range of techniques to successfully persuade, influence and/or negotiate with others in a range of situations and have excellent ICT skills.

No flood risk experience is necessary if experienced in Project Management or vice versa. You must be self-motivated to see out projects from start to end.

Working for us

As an organisation, we strongly believe in promoting a work life balance, with flexible working opportunities and modern technology. You may also benefit from homeworking with the occasional requirement to work from the office. You will have access to some great benefits via our everybody benefit’s scheme such as shopping discounts, home technology and green car salary sacrifice schemes, financial wellbeing and health assured and our employee assistance programme to assist with your health and wellbeing. You will also have access to our local government pension scheme, a generous plan for your retirement with the option to increase your monthly contribution if you so wish. For more information on the benefits we offer please see our Total Rewards Brochure. 

Contact and Apply

For further information about the role please contact Emily Mellalieu on 01609 534876

To apply for this position please click the “apply” button below or alternatively send your CV quoting FRPM to resourcingsolutions@northyorks.gov.uk by midnight on Sunday 23rd May.

It is important that your CV is in word format and includes: your full contact details (telephone, email, address), full employment history (name of employer, job titles, dates of employment and salary), full education history (qualification, grade, dates and place of study), explanation of any gaps in employment. Your personal statement should outline your motivation for applying and how you meet the criteria for the role as detailed in the person specification.

Key dates:

Closing date: 23rd May

Interview date: TBC

Interviews will be held by Microsoft Teams.

We do not accept CVs from agencies