Flood Risk Manager

Catford South, London (Greater)
£44,400 - £46,347
04 Dec 2018
06 Jan 2019
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

The role

This role delivers the technical and strategic capability needed to fulfil the Council’s work as a Lead Local Flood Authority. The job involves ensuring an evidence-based approach to understanding local flood risk, developing projects from the Council’s Flood Risk Management Strategy, providing advice on planning applications, and working in partnership with neighbouring boroughs, the Environment Agency, Thames Water and others to evaluate, mitigate and respond to flood risk.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for someone with excellent practical knowledge of flood risk management in a local authority context, who is skilled at taking a strategic approach, as well as being able to get to grips with the detail of flood risk in an urban context. We are seeking someone able to manage a diverse workload and make the connections to wider work in the borough and London. The successful candidate will need to be experienced at using GIS mapping.

In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.

Further information

For an informal discussion, please contact Martin O’Brien 020 8314 6605.

Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

To find out more, including a full job description and person specification, and to apply, please visit www.lewisham.gov.uk/JobsAndCareers and search council vacancies

Closing date

Sunday 6 January 2019 at 11:59pm.

Interview Date: Tuesday 23rd /Wednesday 24th January 2019

The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response.