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Water Land and Biodiversity Asset Management Assistant

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Sectors Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Water Resources
Location England (South East) - UK
Town/City Alchemy, Bessemer Road, AL7 1HE
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 13/10/2020
Company Name Environment Agency
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Directory Entry : The Environment Agency work to create better places for people and wildlife, and support sustainable development. The Agency was established in 1996 to protect and improve the environment.
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The Water, Land & Biodiversity asset management programme aims to improve the way WLB assets are managed by implementing an asset management system that provides the framework, systems and processes for a whole lifecycle approach to the management of our assets. Ensuring they are safe, effective and resilient and that our future investment requirements are fully understood.

Reporting to Monitoring Area Environment Manager or delegated team leader, you will be working with the Water Land and Biodiversity (WLB) National Asset Management Systems Team and closely with the Area WLB Asset Management Technical Lead.

Knowing the condition of our assets underpins our risk based approached to asset management. The information is used to help us plan our work and target our resources.
This job is for the role of a WLB asset assistant. You will be collating information on WLB assets outside on the ground, walking near watercourse’s carrying out a programme of visual inspection of the assets to determine their condition, identifying issues, liaising with colleagues to ensure works are identified to correct defects. You will also be desk based processing the asset information in the asset management database.
Reporting to Monitoring Area Environment Manager or delegated team leader, your workload will be guided by the Area WLB Asset Management Technical Lead. You will also work with H&T Officers in matters relating to asset management. You will be required to support National and Area asset management teams.
Occasional national travel is required to attend meetings on behalf of the WLB Asset Management Technical Lead. A full UK driving license is required for this role.
Experience in asset management, direct involvement in projects or in the delivery of asset maintenance work is an advantage but not essential. The ability to manage a varied workload is essential. Previous exposure to engineering projects is desirable.
The following experiences are beneficial:
- Knowledge of Water, Land and Biodiversity
- Ability to develop and maintain good relationships with internal and external customers
- Deliver work by planning, tracking, gathering and maintaining data/information
- Working under own initiative and as part of a team to make decisions and achieve planned outcomes
- Organisational skills and an ability to use MS Office (strong Excel skills are desirable) and other relevant applications
- Driving licence

You must be able to swim and be confident around water.

We welcome applications from all individuals who wish to make a real practical contribution to protecting our environment.
We provide excellent learning and development opportunities and encourage all staff to become members of their relevant professional body, which is paid for.


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