Innovative Flood Resilience Project Manager

York, North Yorkshire
£43,155 - £49,635 per annum
22 Jul 2021
08 Aug 2021
Job role
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full time

City of York Council is seeking an experienced project manager to join its Flood Risk Management team.

Reporting to the Flood Risk Manager you will lead an exciting Defra funded project seeking to develop innovative ways to link rural land managers and communities at flood risk through targeted flood risk modelling and the development of innovative communications tools.

You will have a working knowledge and experience of flood risk management or working with natural processes at a catchment scale, candidates will be able to demonstrate experience of project management and delivery across a number of key projects.

You will provide the day to day management and set the strategic direction for a project team of consultants, flood risk professionals, academics and a wide range of partnerships delivering environmental and biodiversity improvements across the River Ouse catchment.

Please review the attached job description to view the full extent of the role.

This is a fixed term role until 30 March 2027.

As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level C1: Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously, almost effortlessly, only a conceptually difficult subject can hinder a natural, smooth flow of language.

The Council is highly committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Steve Wragg, Flood Risk Manager,  or on 07767 318116  

Closing date:  Sunday 8 August 2021 at 12 midnight

Interview date:  Week commencing  16 August 2021

Job description