Team Leaders (National Environmental Assessment Service)

Leeds, Exeter and Peterborough
15 Sep 2017
29 Sep 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Number of jobs available                                        3

Location                                                                     Leeds, Exeter and Peterborough


Grade                                                                         Grade 5

Post Type                                                                  Permanent

Role Type                                                                  Full time


Salary                                                                         £33990                                                                                              






The role




We’re seeking a Team Leader with extensive experience of leading, developing and managing professional teams to produce positive outcomes. Working closely with senior managers and technical specialists, you will manage the performance and wellbeing of a geographically based team of environmental specialists.


You should possess proven ability and/or knowledge of:

  • Management and leadership of a team of technical professionals including all appropriate management systems (for example expenses, annual leave, business continuity and records management);
  • Management of staff performance and development through the use of objective setting and regular reviews. Supporting team members in their personal development, ;
  • Supporting and promoting the wellbeing, health and safety of team members;
  • Undertaking recruitment within the team, including induction and probation;
  • Development and maintenance of Service Plans for the planning and forecasting of  resources;
  • Maintaining and developing effective relationships within the business and with supply chain partners.

Other key requirements for this job include excellent communication skills and people management along with a passion for sustainability and environmental management.


The team




We’re investing £2.5billion between now and 2021 that will reduce flood risk


To 300,000 homes across the UK. It’s an exciting time and we need your help to


ensure that this work is delivered efficiently and effectively.




Our National Environmental Assessment Service manages the environmental


assessments and consents for the flood management projects that the Environment


Agency builds. Joining the team as a Team Leader, you’ll play an important role in


enabling us to deliver positive outcomes for people and wildlife alike.








You’ll have great people skills with experience in developing and managing teams of specialists. No specialist knowledge of environmental assessment is required, but you will have a commitment to delivering sustainable outcomes. You will also have experience in delivering change or new ways of working, estimating and allocating resources and working collaboratively with others to achieve common goals.



Additional information.

There is one post available in each of the locations listed.

More information about the role and application process can be found in the candidate pack. You must apply through the route described – emailed applications or CVs cannot be accepted.

The closing date for applications is 29th September 2017.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact