Flood Risk Manager
  • Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
  • Reference: 710841
  • Published: Fri 23/12/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 06/02/2023, 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours
  • Salary: £47,573 - £52,664 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Shute End, Wokingham, Berkshire

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Flood Risk Manager

The council is looking to recruit an experienced professional manager to lead the Council’s Flooding and Drainage Team.

The Flood Risk Manager will be expected to have overall responsibility for the delivery of both planned and reactive maintenance of the borough’s drainage network through the Council Highways term maintenance contractor, as well as providing expert advice on flooding and drainage to the Council’s Development Management Team.

You will be responsible for meeting all the Council’s statutory requirements related to flooding and drainage, as well developing and implementing the Council’s flooding and drainage strategies and major projects.

Qualified to degree level and ideally with at least 5 years’ experience of working in the management of flooding and drainage services, you will have budget management, project and performance management skills, and an ability to demonstrate effective PR and communication skills.  Experience of working effectively with elected members and our residents is desirable.

To apply, please complete the online application, ensuring you include in your personal statement why you applied for the role, what you can bring to the role and why we should consider you appropriate for this role. A copy of your CV should also be uploaded to accompany your application.

For an informal discussion, please contact: Andy Glencross at Andy.Glencross@wokingham.gov.uk

Closing Date: 06 February 2023, 5pm
Interview date: TBC

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment.

Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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