Senior Coastal Change Officer - Engagement

East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire
£37,336 - £40,221 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Sunday, 28th April 2024  

We seek an experienced and inspiring individual to lead on the development, co-ordination and delivery of innovative stakeholder planning and engagement activities across the Changing Coasts East Riding project.

Changing Coasts East Riding is part of the national Coastal Transition Accelerator Programme, supporting vulnerable communities in planning for and responding to the impacts of coastal change. This role provides an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of climate change resilience within East Riding of Yorkshire.

You will use your creative flair to plan and co-ordinate our programme of engagement with business, industry and community groups to promote greater environmental resilience. Your focus will be to maximise the impact of the project through innovative engagement techniques and materials, frequently adapting and applying learning as the project progresses, alongside managing changing priorities and stakeholder relationships. You will also use your experience and passion to reflect and share learning from engagement activities to inform the monitoring, evaluation and learning theme of the Changing Coasts East Riding project.

As a coastal champion, you will work with internal colleagues, partners and communities to develop a new, long-term approach to coastal transition within East Riding of Yorkshire, while actively supporting communities to deliver on-the-ground adaptation.

We seek an individual who can think innovatively, forge excellent relationships with a range of people and organisations and deliver an ambitious programme of work on time. You should have experience of working with a range of stakeholders (including public, private and community) to deliver a programme of successful community engagement.

Based at County Hall, Beverley for 37 hours per week working 5 days out of 7 as part of a fixed term contact until 31 March 2027 due to temporary funding.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is pursuing equality of opportunity in employment.

BENEFITS: discounted leisure centre membership, staff discount scheme and potential for flexible working arrangements. You will be based in a beautiful part of the country, working for a council which is nationally recognised as one of the best in the country.

For an informal discussion please contact Richard Jackson, tel 07814 879421.

Application pack available on our website.

Advert No: ERYC002163

Closing Date: 28 April 2024

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