Mid Level
Assistant Principal Engineer
East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: Sunday, 7 June 2020

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The team prepares and monitors the Local Flood Risk Management Strategy and Coastal Strategy along with other relevant plans and policies. At present the team manages the largest flood and coastal risk investment programme of any English local authority and oversees an extensive programme of high value flood alleviation schemes that aim to reduce flood risk from a variety of sources.

The team directs the Council’s overall approach to flood and coastal risk management including operational maintenance planning. The team works closely with other flood risk management authorities including the Environment Agency, Internal Drainage Boards and the local water company.

The successful candidate will:

  • assist the Principal Engineer in leading the flood risk strategy team to ensure the Council fulfils its strategic duties and responsibilities;
  • manage an extensive capital programme of flood alleviation schemes including preparation of funding bids and business cases, and liaising and negotiating with funders and other partners;
  • represent the Council at meetings, which includes duties such as supporting senior elected members on relevant boards and forums; and
  • ensure that policies and plans are implemented to achieve successful flood and coastal risk management outcomes for residents and businesses both in the short and medium term.

For an informal discussion please contact Astrid Paget on 01482 391733.

Closing date: 07/06/2020

Interview date: w/c 15/06/2020

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