As a flood and coastal risk management advisor, you’ll play an important role in both technical leadership of colleagues and delivery of outcomes towards our ambition of a nation resilient to flooding and coastal change. Key areas of responsibility will include: • Senior user for the development of our flood risk management projects or supporting other Risk Management Authorities (RMAs) in the development of their projects.• Working closely with the team leader and senior advisors in supporting the ambitions set out in the Environment Agency’s Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy for England 2020 and FCERM Strategy Action Plan to collectively manage flood risk and coastal change. • Developing and maintaining good internal and external working relationships for the benefit of improving flood risk management outcomes. We are looking for an experienced flood risk technical specialist ready to move onto the next stage of their career. You’ll have:• Experience of flood and coastal risk management including engineering and nature-based solutions. • Good technical knowledge of hydrology and/or river geomorphology; river hydraulics, and modelling• Able to act as a senior user with experience of the project environment, developing, assessing and evaluating business cases.• Ability to undertake high level programme management including links to governance. • Good problem-solving capabilities including developing innovative solutions. • Strong communication skills including engagement, influencing, negotiation, customer and relationship management.• Able to organise and deliver time critical work by planning, tracking, gathering and maintaining data/information.• Be able to technically coach and mentor others. • Flexible to the needs of the organisation and new ways of working.• Competence in Geographic Information Systems advantageous.