Waterscapes Programme Officer

Region:
South West
Vicinity:
Gloucestershire, Bristol, Gloucester
Industry Sector:
Conservation Jobs, Ecology Jobs, Water Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Nature Jobs, Environment Jobs, Countryside Jobs, Landscape Jobs, Landscaping Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Project Management, Science, Specialist & Technical, Advisor, Monitoring, Officer, Surveying
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Unspecified
Salary:
£24,790 to £26,095 per annum
Salary Description:
£24,790 - £26,095 per annum
Posted:
04/01/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
CHM Recruit
Job Ref:
152609_WW

Waterscapes Programme Officer
Ref: WPO/HQ
Location: Slimbridge, Gloucestershire 
Salary: £24,790 - £26,095 per annum
Working pattern: 37.5 hours per week - Monday - Friday

This exciting opportunity has arisen through the development of this charity's 5 year plan and the delivery of its Waterscapes Programme: a landscape-scale approach in enhancing the special wetland landscapes that surround their Wetland Centres. Initially this UK based role will focus on supporting and catalysing efforts in the Severn Estuary and Vale landscape that surrounds Slimbridge, alongside the developing opportunities in the landscapes around other wetland centres.

You will have a good understanding of wetland ecology and of UK nature conservation policy and practice, along with a proven history of working with farmers, private landowners and statutory partners in delivering positive environmental outcomes for wetlands. You will need to have excellent people skills to engage and influence a variety of stakeholders, both internal and external, along with the ability to motivate, inspire and enthuse others in their projects.

Our client is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. They conserve, restore and create wetlands. They are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At their 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. They work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our client's centres

Closing date: 20th January 2019
Interview date: 31st January 2019

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To find out more information please click the apply button. You will then be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website where you can complete your application.

Our client is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.

No agencies please.

Closing Date:
20/01/2019

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