|Job title||E&B Senior Advisor (Chemicals & Waste Integration Lead)|
|Location||Flexible location but travel to London, Birmingham and Bristol required|
|Salary range||£43,777 Pro rata|
The Environment Agency is entrusted with protecting and improving the environment. Our work impacts on everything from the nation’s fisheries to power stations and the cleaning products used in every home. As an organisation within the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) family, our 10,600 employees work collaboratively to come up with innovative solutions to complex situations, ultimately enhancing the quality of our land, water and biodiversity.
With EU Exit imminent, we need to consider how we will manage the regulation of chemicals in the future. Existing regulations will need to continue to operate efficiently after exit to deliver a high level of environmental protection. Waste regulation is heavily influenced by such regulation, so there’s a real need to ensure the regimes are fully integrated. Accordingly, you will:
You will initially work within the Chemicals Regulatory Planning Team. They are part of a wider Chemicals Programme that’s leading work to develop the right organisational links, governance, activities, processes, systems and funding to protect the environment from chemical manufacture, use & disposal. The role is likely to move across to Waste Regulation over time. You will need a technical background in waste regulation and ideally an understanding of the interactions with chemicals legislation. We will also expect you to help build strong relationships across chemicals and waste teams, and influence outside of your immediate team. Put simply, we need someone who is resilient, flexible and proactive and can achieve outcomes in a challenging and changing work area.
This is a role of national importance. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to define how we continue to operate after EU Exit. With a wealth of fascinating challenges to work on and ably supported by a highly skilled team, you will also enjoy a desirable pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and a good work/life balance. When you join the Environment Agency, your career is sure to flourish.
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