Senior Air Quality Programme Manager

West Midlands Combined Authority

Do you will have the fervour and experience to guide the supply of cleaner air within the West Midlands? Are you able to translate clear air ambitions into real-world motion plans?

The West Midlands Mixed Authority (WMCA) seeks a extremely motivated and results-oriented
Senior Air High quality Programme Supervisor to champion the implementation of our newly adopted
regional Air High quality Framework. 

This position leads a crucial regional initiative to enhance public well being and environmental
sustainability. You will leverage your technical data, management expertise, and
relationship-building experience to ship the Air High quality Framework alongside native
authorities and key stakeholders.

This position is being marketed as a two-year mounted time period contract. 

What is going to you be doing? 

  • Lead the implementation of the Air High quality Framework, offering strategic course and
    collaborating successfully with native authorities all through the area. This includes an
    preliminary finances of £1.8m.
  • Work with key regional stakeholders to coordinate and collaborate round supply,
    together with championing regional efforts to enhance air high quality with Defra and different nationwide
    our bodies.
  • Supporting each technical components of the air high quality programme in addition to behaviour
    change, communications and engagement work. 
  • Implementing a sturdy monitoring and analysis of actions to trace the Air High quality
    Framework’s progress and impression.
  • Put together well-structured stories for varied political boards, together with the Setting and
    Power Board, Overview and Scrutiny Committee, and the WMCA Board.
  • Oversee all programme features, together with finances administration, venture documentation, progress
    updates, and insightful reporting.
  • Handle employees funded by grant programmes to ship totally different features of the regional air
    high quality programme.
  • Develop a transparent understanding of the interrelationships between local weather change, pure
    setting, and air high quality plans.
  • Safe further funding alternatives (grants or broader investments) to assist the
    ongoing supply of the Air High quality Framework.

About you

  • Demonstrable expertise in air high quality administration, with a confirmed monitor file of delivering
    large-scale initiatives.
  • Robust management and programme administration expertise, together with finances administration, reporting,
    and danger mitigation.
  • Glorious communication, interpersonal, and stakeholder engagement expertise.
  • In-depth data and understanding of air high quality coverage frameworks at worldwide,
    nationwide, regional, and native ranges.
  • Expertise in grant functions and securing funding.
  • Full member of the Institute of Air High quality Administration (IAQM) (Fascinating) 

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Wage and advantages.

We promote wage ranges for job roles, with new appointments sometimes beginning on the
lowest wage level. In distinctive instances, the place increased talent ranges or expertise are
relevant, the wage level could also be adjusted to safe the very best candidate. This method permits
for potential year-on-year wage will increase, providing development and applicable rewards to

We provide a complete advantages package deal that features a Native Authorities Pension Scheme, 28
days of paid annual go away, Cycle to Work Scheme, and discounted buying with over 2,000
big-name retailers. For extra particulars, please go to the advantages web page on our careers website.

Location and dealing sample – what you possibly can anticipate. 

The placement for this position is 16 Summer season Lane. It’s anticipated that you could break up your time
between the workplace and dealing remotely, with at the least 2 days per week spent within the workplace. 

Creating an inclusive office.

Our imaginative and prescient is to create a greater linked, extra affluent, fairer, greener, and more healthy
area. We goal to realize this imaginative and prescient by dwelling our values, which embrace being a partnership
organisation, valuing and respecting our individuals, fostering a can-do angle, and inspiring
innovation. We’re devoted to creating a various, inclusive, and genuine office that
displays the communities of the West Midlands area. WMCA holds range accreditations, such
as “Leaders in Variety,” and has been recognised as one of many Inclusive Prime 50 Employers and
The Instances Prime 50 Employers for Girls. We’re additionally a Incapacity Assured Employer, dedicated to
interviewing all candidates with disabilities who meet the important position standards. WMCA
believes that constructing a crew with diversified backgrounds and experiences will profit us as an
employer and improve our work.

We recognise that sure teams, similar to girls and folks of color, could also be much less more likely to
apply for roles in the event that they really feel they don’t meet all the necessities. Nevertheless, we encourage
people who’re passionate in regards to the position and wish to make a distinction to nonetheless apply. We
worth potential and encourage candidates to spotlight their expertise, together with transferable
ones, even when they do not match the normal “excellent candidate” mould.

We gladly contemplate part-time, versatile, and job share preparations, so please do not let these
elements deter you from making use of. In case your values align with ours and you might be devoted to
working in the direction of a future that we will all be pleased with, we might love to listen to from you.

Cheap changes.

When you have an accessibility want, incapacity, or situation which means you may require
modifications to the recruitment course of, please get in contact with our Recruitment Crew ([email protected]). We’re right here to help and accommodate
your wants.

Thanks for contemplating becoming a member of our crew at WMCA. We look ahead to receiving your
software and the chance to work collectively in the direction of our shared targets.

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