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Senior Flood Risk Management Engineer

Warwickshire County Council
£43,421 - £45,441 per annum
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Senior Flood Risk Management Engineer


We are looking for an exceptional individual to help lead the delivery of our responsibilities as Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA) for Warwickshire.


About the Team and the Role


The Flood Risk Management Team delivers the Lead Local Flood Authority role for Warwickshire and sits within the wider Planning & Environment service area.


As Lead Local Flood Authority for Warwickshire, we work to reduce and mitigate flood risk to communities within Warwickshire. We do this through a range of duties including; working with communities to understand their flood risk; delivering capital projects; reviewing major planning applications; regulating Ordinary Watercourses; and carrying out flood investigations in a prioritised way.


As a senior role within the team, the post holder will apply their significant experience to support the Delivery Lead in day-to-day running of the team and by providing a mentoring role to junior members of the team.


As a more experienced member of the team, the post holder will be given the opportunity to shape the future strategy for Flood Risk Management in Warwickshire and to contribute to the development and improvement of team services, processes, and guidance documents.


Key Requirements


  • A degree in Engineering, Hydrology, Geography or similar (or equivalent).
  • A chartered member of a relevant professional institution or have made significant progress toward becoming a chartered member.
  • Substantial professional experience of working within a relevant discipline at a senior level.
  • Experience of working with partners, communities, and elected members.


For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification.


Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make 


Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feels?valued, included, safe, supported,?and?welcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them!? 


At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure.  Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.  


Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit: Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund'   


The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.  


Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council. 


Additional Information


The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.


If you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact Jagjit Mahal, Delivery Lead – Flood Risk Management on 01926 412104 or


Closing date: midnight, Monday 17th June 2024
Interview date: w/c 1st July 2024


Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 


Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. See?more 




As a local authority we take on a wide range of roles, whether we are providing specialist care and support to the most vulnerable in our communities, or championing Warwickshire as a choice for business through our work to promote economic growth and innovation.

Warwickshire is famous the world over as Shakespeare’s county— but that’s only half the story.  We’re also vibrant and modern. One of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK, we’re home to many leading companies and developing exciting opportunities for everyone who lives and works here. 


We pride ourselves on being an innovative employer that like to encourage new ways of working. Likewise, our ability to make decisions quickly is as important to us as it is to our customers.

We work actively with partner organisations to deliver our core services:

  • Schools and Learning
  • Social Care and Health
  • Community Safety
  • Environment and Planning
  • Leisure and Tourism
  • Roads and Travel


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01926 41 8125
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