Lead Specialist – Business Operational Planning and Delivery

Lead Specialist – Business Operational Planning and Delivery 

Closing date: 11 December 2022
Location: Flexible
Salary: £39,700 - £44,522 (Grade 7)
Contract type: Permanent
Work pattern: 37 hours, Monday - Friday
Post number: 203367

Job Description 

This role within our Regulation and Permitting Department, is key to planning, resourcing and recording the work of our regulatory service.  Our regulatory duty is a significant part of NRWs purpose with regimes ranging from water quality to waste and biodiversity to industry regulation.  We are looking for someone who can support our management team in this critical work area. If successful, you will be joining our team at an exciting time as we develop and rollout key management tools to support the delivery of our service.  

You will work closely with the Head of Business for Regulation, Managers and regime specialists across regulation to shape priorities, ensuring visibility of the important work we do to deliver outcomes for the environment, nature and people of Wales. You will use your planning and financial management skills to help ensure we have the resources we need to deliver our regulatory service standards.  

You will lead the following work areas for the Head of Business for Regulation.

• Development and maintenance of the Regulatory Service Plan 
• Cross regime/inter-departmental processes
• Development, maintenance and monitoring of service standards.
• Identification of current or future delivery priorities and potential resource gaps.
• Develop, manage and maintain service level agreements with Welsh Government.
• Provide strategic expert advice and steer on service delivery to the Business Board.
• Development and use of evidence in support of service delivery.
• Monitor financial/staff resource across regimes/work programmes to ensure resources are managed appropriately to deliver service levels.

You will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of the following: 

1. Substantial work experience in a related field.
2. Be able to work at pace and have a track record of delivery.
3. Knowledge of Welsh and UK environmental legislation.
4. Well-developed customer relation skills and experience of engaging/influencing key stakeholders
5. Ability to handle/analyse data and make independent decisions.  
6. Being innovative and demonstrating drive to achieve targets.
7. Excellent IT skills and a willingness to improve.

This role will offer a range of benefits, including:

• Agile and flexible working 
• Civil Service Pension Scheme offering employer contributions of 26.6% to 30.3%
• 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days
• Generous leave entitlements for all your life needs
• Health and wellbeing benefits and support
• Weekly well-being hour to use as you choose

Closing Date:
11/12/2022

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