Operations Field Team Leader - 6 Months assignment


Vacancy: 6325 Location: Oxford
Salary: 33,990
Closing date: 17th September 2017
Contact: If you would like any more information about this vacancy, please contact Joanne Emberson-Wines at joanne.embersonwines@environment-agency.gov.uk.

Job description

We are looking for an experienced or aspiring Team Leader to lead and motivate the Operations Field Team based in Oxford. You'll be providing leadership, direction and support to the team, whilst delivering a fast-paced programme of objectives.

You will be responsible for delivering our river maintenance programme, flood asset maintenance projects and on-the-ground incident response in the River Thames catchment. This is a demanding and highly rewarding role. You'll make sure our workforce provides a professional and efficient service to manage flood risk to communities and works as safely and effectively as possible. Your team work outdoors and are highly visible to the public. The nature of this role means that when you get it right this could well be one of the most satisfying and fulfilling roles you have ever undertaken.

The team

This is a field-based team with construction and carpentry expertise.

Experience/skills required

We are seeking an experienced Team Leader or an individual who aspires to become a Team Leader. You will demonstrate an understanding of performance management and be positive and self-motivated. You will be happy to lead, motivate, challenge and develop others. You will have experience of delivering both in a planned proactive way and have the ability to think on your feet during incident response.

You will lead, direct, motivate and inspire a team using your initiative to manage and prioritise complex workloads and tight deadlines. You'll be able to demonstrate excellent communication and influencing skills. You'll be customer focused; looking to build public confidence in our work, whilst being operationally effective. You'll also need to be a strategic thinker with the ability to provide direction to the team to ensure we adapt to new challenges.

If you would like any more information about this vacancy, please contact Joanne Emberson-Wines at joanne.embersonwines@environment-agency.gov.uk.

posted: 08 September 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.