River Mease Project Manager

Trent Rivers Trust

Coalville, Leicestershire
£27,245 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.trentriverstrust.org rosie@trentriverstrust.org

Sectors: water & hydrology, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Tuesday, 28th May 2019   6 days left

The Trent Rivers Trust is looking for a River Mease Project Manager

This is an exciting opportunity for a competent and enthusiastic individual to take the lead on the delivery of a major capital investment programme for the River Mease. Applicants will need to have experience in developing and delivering environmental projects coupled with strong financial and reporting acumen.

They must have excellent negotiation and communication skills and an impressive track record of working with water and rivers.

Starting salary £27,245 FTE

Email rosie@trentriverstrust.org for more details or visit the Trent Rivers Trust website.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Tuesday 28th May 2019


Job Title: River Mease Project Manager
Job Location: River Mease catchment
Salary and terms: Salary £27,245. Full time, permanent post, six month probation period
Reporting to: TRT Senior Catchment Manager (West). Work will be overseen by two separate partnership project boards involved with the River Mease catchment.
Office base: Coalville

Purpose: To lead on the development and delivery of a major programme of capital investment across the River Mease SSSI/SAC aimed at improving water quality and enhancing nature conservation.

TRT is excited to be recruiting for a Project Manager to lead on;

  • The delivery of the Mease Developer Contribution Scheme (DCS) and
  • The delivery of the Mease River Restoration scheme.

The Project Manager will be responsible for the delivery of capital projects under both funding streams with the long term aim of improving water quality and enhancing biodiversity across the catchment of the River Mease.

The principal objectives for the post are to:

  • Lead on the delivery of the River Mease DCS and the River Mease River Restoration Strategy and manage the two separate budgets
  • Work with partners to develop a monitoring strategy to identify changes in water quality
  • Develop concepts and oversee the detailed design of schemes
  • Secure agreements with landowners for the permission to implement capital works on private land
  • Lead on procurement of designers, contractors and other suppliers
  • Oversee the construction and long term evaluation of the delivery projects.

The successful candidate will need experience in delivering capital projects in the environmental sector, along with in depth knowledge of the water environment and the key issues impacting upon it. We are looking for an exceptional individual who is able to work and communicate with a wide range of individuals and organisations as well as being confident working independently. They need to be financially astute, organised and proficient at analysing data, monitoring and reporting.

To apply

For a full job description including full details of objectives, experience required and details of how to apply, please visit the Trent Rivers Trust website at www.trentriverstrust.org 

Applications must be completed using the application form on the website and sent to Rosie Clarke no later than midday on Tuesday 28th May. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on Wednesday 12th June 2019.

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