Head of Water Management Technical Services

Middle Level Commissioners
60000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Annual
01 May 2024
22 May 2024
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Head of Water Management Technical Services

We've been proudly managing water levels in the Fens since 1862, building from the legacy left by the engineers and adventurers involved in the Great Drainage from the 1600s.

We are looking for:

• an experienced leader of people and change to help grow and nurture the team.• an influencer with the proven ability to inform major infrastructure projects and programmes.• a commercial aptitude with a depth of experience in service provision, ensuring positive relationships with clients and suppliers.• a role model with high standards and a thirst for driving continuous improvement.• a technical background, so able to get hands–on with the team when necessary.

The role presents the exciting opportunity to play a lead role within a nationally significant infrastructure project in the heart of our catchment. The Fens Reservoir has the potential to be the most transformative investment in the Fens that has been seen since the original Great Drainage and our water management infrastructure and operations are likely to be key to the success of the project.

With a climate, nature and water pressures, we are at a pivotal milestone in Fen's history with unprecedented challenge and opportunity in equal measure.

Our small Technical Services team, supplemented by consultants and contractors, is key to proactively addressing these challenges and unlocking the opportunities.

The team provides the technical services associated with the Middle Level Commissioners' strategic planning, development planning, regulation and asset management responsibilities delivering our flood risk, navigation and water resources functions for the benefit of local communities, farmers and the environment.

The team also acts as 'consulting engineer' offering technical services to over thirty local Internal Drainage Boards. With over 70 pumping stations there is a sizeable portfolio of capital works to drive forward to ensure the Middle Level of the Fens is resilient for the future.If you want to make a real difference and shape the future of the Fens landscape then this may be the role for you.

Salary: From circa GBP60–70k (dependent upon experience)Location: Our office in March, Cambridgeshire (with some working from home flexibility)Benefits include:• Starting at 28 days annual leave• Car allowance• NEST pension with employer contribution• Free car parking (inc electric charging point)• BHN Extras portal with cycle to work and shopping discounts

Closing date: 29/05/2024

You may have experience of the following: Director of Water Management Services, Water Infrastructure Operations Director, Water Systems Development Lead, Water Resources Strategy Manager, Water Engineering Director, Head of Hydrological Services, Water Infrastructure Planning Manager, Water Facilities Management Director, Chief Water Operations Officer, Water Systems Optimization Director, Flood Risk Manager, Water Management Scheme Project Executive etc.


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