North Sea Marine Planning Officer

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

York, Doncaster or Flamborough
£30,993 - £34,106 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: marine conservation, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Sunday, 9th June 2024  


Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is one of the UK’s fastest growing nature conservation organisations and seeks to appoint a North Sea Marine Planning Officer. As the Trust seeks to significantly enhance our influence in the marine planning system, this is a rare opportunity for an experienced and motivated individual to take on a role contributing toward a more sustainably managed North Sea.

The role will lead on responses to marine development applications, with a focus on large scale infrastructure projects in the North Sea region (largely associated with energy development). The post holder will build robust connections with the relevant networks, developers, advisory groups, individuals and other relevant contacts.

Our ideal candidate will have knowledge of marine planning policy and the planning consent process and experience of responding to and influencing large scale energy and/or infrastructure development applications. They will be experienced networkers, used to negotiating with a wide range of partners to build consensus. The candidate will be highly organised, and able to analyse significant technical documentation with particular attention to detail. 

How to apply:

Please submit an up-to-date CV and supporting statement. When writing your supporting statement, please refer to the person specification within the job description, and ensure you describe your relevant knowledge, skills and experience relevant to the role. Ideally, your CV and supporting statement should be in an editable format, such as Word, so we can anonymise your documents prior to the short-listing process. Please DO NOT include any personal details (name, address etc) on your supporting statement.

Closing date: Sunday 9th June at midnight

Interview date: Thursday 27th June

Please note that applications received after the closing deadline may not be considered. The Trust regrets that it is unable to give feedback on unsuccessful applications.

We are committed to creating a Movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We want our people to flourish, just like nature.

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