Senior Project Engineer Work Permit Sponsorship Uk

May 30, 2024
£45.4 - £48.5 / year

Job Description

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

Job Reference

  • orbis/TP/174966/40483

Positions available.

  • 1

Working Hours

  • 37

The closing date

  • 30 June 2024

Job category

  • Engineering Technical

Organisation

  • Brighton and Hove City Council

 

Job introduction

Senior Project Engineer

M9 – £45,441 – £48,474

Closing date: June 30, 2024.

Interview Date: W/C July 15th, 2024

Job introduction

Are you passionate about bringing about long-term, positive change in people’s lives and communities? Can you work with a diverse set of stakeholders in an inclusive and accessible way? Can you lead a team that can change people’s lives? Do you enjoy delivering projects with the customer’s demands at the forefront?

This is an excellent opportunity to join a service that directly impacts the way people live and work in Brighton and Hove. We are one of the busiest unitary authorities outside of London, and this post will be critical to dealing with flood risk management in the city.

We are searching for a Project Engineer with a focus on flood risk management to help Brighton and Hove City Council accomplish its statutory responsibilities as a Lead Local Flood Authority.

About the role

Job introduction

Are you passionate about bringing about long-term, positive change in people’s lives and communities? Can you work with a diverse set of stakeholders in an inclusive and accessible way? Can you lead a team that can change people’s lives? Do you enjoy delivering projects with the customer’s demands at the forefront?

This is an excellent opportunity to join a service that directly impacts the way people live and work in Brighton and Hove. We are one of the busiest unitary authorities outside of London, and this post will be critical to dealing with flood risk management in the city.

We are searching for a Project Engineer with a focus on flood risk management to help Brighton and Hove City Council accomplish its statutory responsibilities as a Lead Local Flood Authority.

About the role

We’d love for you to offer your talents, expertise, and experience to:

  • To help the flood risk manager implement our five-year flood management strategy.
  • Provide community assistance with flood and water-related issues, including responding to councillor and customer inquiries.
  • To assist the flood manager in reducing and, where feasible, preventing flooding incidents; and to provide technical advice on other council projects involving drainage and floods.
  • Collaborate with contractors and designers to make Brighton and Hove a safer place for inhabitants and visitors alike, while also meeting the City’s goal of becoming Carbon Net Zero by 2030.

 

Join us in Brighton and Hove, the South East’s one-of-a-kind, lively, and varied cultural hub, and an exciting environment to further your career.

It’s no surprise that Brighton and Hove has been rated one of the happiest places in the United Kingdom. With its lovely location between the sea and the South Downs National Park, great transport links to the city, vibrant culture, rich heritage, and different communities, there is something for everyone. Working with Brighton and Hove City Council allows you to help make the city a great place to live, work, and visit.

The city prioritises high-quality, forward-thinking, sustainable development, and environmentally responsible solutions. As a council, we are dedicated to making our city more liveable, where people and visitors feel healthier, safer, more socially connected, and included.

You will work in our contemporary, open-plan offices in Hove Town Hall and have the option of working from home. Joining an energetic and supportive team, you will work with people from all areas and backgrounds.

This post is part of a newly enlarged team that will respond flexibly and efficiently to the city’s expanding development needs.

We provide outstanding terms and conditions, including the Local Government Pension Scheme, excellent training and development, extensive annual leave, and employee discounts.

Contract: Permanent.

Hours: Full-time, 37 each week

For an informal discussion, please contact Nick Bean at Brighton-Hove.gov.uk.

Applications close at midnight on June 30th, 2024.

Interviews: Week beginning July 15th, 2024

As part of your application, you will need to fill out your school and job background, as well as answer certain shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application because they will be used in the shortlisting process to determine whether you meet the essential requirements for the role outlined in the person specification and whether you should be invited to an interview. Before you begin your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as it contains vital information that will improve your chances of success in the shortlisting process.

Why work for Brighton and Hove City Council?

It’s no surprise that Brighton and Hove has been rated one of the happiest places in the United Kingdom. There is something for everyone in this lovely setting between the sea and the South Downs National Park, with excellent links to the city, vibrant culture, rich heritage, and diverse communities. Working for Brighton & Hove City Council allows you to help make the city a great place to live, work, and visit.

Additional information.

This position is politically constrained. For further details on what this implies for postal personnel, please see the document attachment below.

If the aforesaid position is fewer than 37 hours per week or term-time only, your starting wage will be prorated.

Work Permits: We may be able to acquire a Work Permit for this position, but it is contingent on meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Visit Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

Visit Brighton-Hove.gov.uk to learn more about the council’s beliefs and benefits for employees.

Company information

Encourage a diversified workforce.

Our city is known and adored for its diversity. Not only is the diversity of people, culture, and talents important for the city’s economic and social development, but it also contributes to Brighton & Hove’s appeal as a location to live, work, and visit. We are committed to building and retaining a workforce that reflects the varied communities we serve, so we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. To fulfil our goal of proportionate representation, we especially urge applications from BME or White Other backgrounds, as well as individuals who identify as disabled, masculine, or transgender.

Read about our commitment to a fair and inclusive workplace, including our anti-racism plan and efforts to promote diversity (brighton-hove.gov.uk).

We welcome applications from all members of the community, but we especially encourage those from BME or White Other backgrounds, as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female, or trans, as these groups are currently underrepresented in our Directorate workforce.

Additional information.

If the aforesaid position is fewer than 37 hours per week or term-time only, your starting wage will be prorated.

We provide the option for appropriate candidates to work in a hybrid setting, combining office and home work. Your specific working arrangements will be determined by existing team and service agreements, as well as government guidance.Your contractual location will be your team’s chosen council office, and you will be responsible for your own travel to and from that location.

Visit Brighton-Hove.gov.uk to learn more about the council’s beliefs and benefits for employees.

Company information

Encourage a diversified workforce.

Our city is known and adored for its diversity. Not only is the diversity of people, culture, and talents important for the city’s economic and social development, but it also contributes to Brighton & Hove’s appeal as a location to live, work, and visit. We are committed to building and retaining a workforce that reflects the varied communities we serve, so we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. To fulfil our goal of proportionate representation, we especially urge applications from BME or White Other backgrounds, as well as individuals who identify as disabled, masculine, or transgender.

Read about our commitment to a fair and inclusive workplace, including our anti-racism plan and efforts to promote diversity (brighton-hove.gov.uk).