Emergency Planning & Resilience Manager

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Emergency Planning & Resilience Manager
Wembley, London
Interim Position

Brent 5235645

Posted: 11th September 2023 08:36
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  • Pay Rate:

    £28.20 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3-4 months

  • Wembley, London,

    HA9 0FJ

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Interim Emergency Planning & Resilience Manager

Reference no:  Brent 5235645

Pay Rate: £28.20 per hour PAYE 

36 hours Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 3-4 months

City: Wembley, London

Candidates must be willing to work weekends

The purpose of the role is to lead and manage the Civil Contingencies Team in support of the Head of Facilities Management/Director of Property & Assets. To innovate, develop and lead borough-wide and regional emergency planning, resilience and business continuity strategy, projects, and policy. Co-ordinate the Brent Emergency Planning & Resilience response to addressing civil contingency matters as/when required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Make a positive contribution to the delivery of the service, this will include working flexibly and positively to achieve the objectives of the council.
  • Manage and lead staff to achieve high performance and effective operational delivery, including developing and improving staff capability.
  • Manage a customer focused service and the effective use of resources.
  • Ensure that the council’s overall vision, values and ethos are central to the requirements of the service.
  • Support effective working relationships and act as an ambassador and advocate with external organisations.
  • Keep up to date with developments in service delivery and best practice to ensure the service performs effectively and to the highest standards.
  • Support the Council in the formulation and implementation of policy and standards and to ensure that the Council meets its obligations under the Civil Contingencies Act.
  • Interpret and advise the Council on the implications of national, regional, and local civil contingencies guidance and plans.
  • Provide leadership and guidance on emergency planning, resilience and business continuity issues, both during working hours and during pre-planned events and major incidents.
  • Develop & maintain corporate & service BC plans in line with ISO 22301, to ensure that the Council can continue to respond to emergencies and support and reduce the impact to the public even when the Council is directly affected by disruptive challenges.
  • Lead on the development of risk assessments for local & sub-regional risks, including plan writing & training.


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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:



  1. Evidence of significant relevant Continuing Professional Development (CPD).



  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Leading and managing Emergency Planning, Response and Business Continuity Teams.
  3. Experience in project management and project delivery especially Business Continuity related programmes.
  4. Experience in the development and delivery of training programmes.
  5. Experience in exercise planning/execution and managing incident response.
  6. Experience in the development and maintenance of procedures and emergency response / recovery plans / reports.
  7. Experience in recruitment, objective setting, annual appraisals and performance management techniques.
  8. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).
  9. The ability to work out of hours, evening and/or weekends.
  10. The ability to operate on an ‘on-call’ basis and field any enquires relating to emergency planning/business continuity matters



  1. Awareness of the operating Emergency Planning market, up to date with legislative changes, professional guidance and practice with the ability to anticipate the impact of changes in the operating context, planning for and developing systems and control providing for compliance with requirements.
  2. Knowledge of local authority duties under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 and other relevant legislation and guidance.
  3. Familiarity with ISO 22301.
  4. Understands the characteristics and behaviours of a leader, with evidence and experience of leadership roles, understands own leadership style and impact.
  5. Understands the principles and practice of managing people, with a track record in people management in a civil contingencies context.


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