Senior Officer, Industry Regulation

Natural Resources Wales

North East Wales - Buckley, Flintshire
£34,427 rising to £37,656 over three years

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: 200423, 202238

Sectors: environmental management

Closing date: Sunday, 1st March 2020   7 days left


Location: North East Wales – Buckley
Grade & Salary: G6 - £34,427 rising to £37,656 over three years
Post numbers: 200423, 202238
Type of contract: Permanent
Work pattern: 37 hours a week, Monday to Friday

Role Purpose

The post holder will protect and enhance the environment by effective and efficient regulation of the most complex or highest risk industrial installations, COMAH sites and RSR sites. Respond safely, timely and efficiently to environmental incidents / reports and undertake appropriate investigation work. Through application of our Regulatory Principles – ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, undertake proportionate enforcement action and achieve tangible multiple benefits from our regulatory interventions.

The main focus of work will be the regulation of industrial sites with environmental permits issued under Schedule 1 of the Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016. Assessing compliance using a number of different methods including site inspections and audit, assessment of monitoring data, report reviews, responding to complaints, investigation of non-compliances and take appropriate enforcement action.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Extensive knowledge and experience of either working in a regulated industry or as a regulator.
  • Good understanding of commercial business processes and pressures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with regulated business and the public, explaining complex issues and gaining support by influencing.
  • Ideally educated to degree level (Scientific or Engineering preferred).
  • Membership of professional body preferred but not essential

Closing date: 1 March 2020

Interviews to take place when/where: To be confirmed

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