Environmental Projects Supervisor

Groundwork North Wales

Wrexham, North Wales
£19,580 pa

Paid • Full or Part Time • Permanent


Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental education

Closing date: Monday, 18th November 2019   6 days left

Groundwork North Wales and Wild Ground are each looking for an Environmental Projects Supervisor. These are part time roles (2.5 days a week each), which could either be filled by two people or by one person working for both organisations, fulfilling both roles on a full time basis.

The successful candidate would carry out practical habitat management and survey works according to management plans for a range of sites in line with Landfill Tax grant funding. They would also recruit and work with volunteers, schools, community groups and trainees on a range of biodiversity, conservation and practical tasks across a range of sites to ensure they are effectively managed.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Richard Aram on 01978 757524.

Summary of Main Responsibilities

Programme Delivery

Support the development and delivery of educational sessions and public events around biodiversity and the environment. Including school focused sessions.

Plan, organise and lead volunteering opportunities and projects focused on site management and conservation.

Carry out a range of practical habitat and site management tasks in line with management plans and in compliance with legal and health and safety requirements.

Maintain accurate and up to date monitoring and evaluation records in line with project requirements. Collect evidence to support records of learning and achievement of trainees and volunteers accordingly to awarding bodies or in line with funding requirements.

Demonstrate and train participants and volunteers in the correct use of tools/equipment and safe working procedures.

Participate in wildlife and species recording especially great crested newt surveys. This involves working some unsociable hours during the survey season.

Working closely with colleagues to deliver practical based training linked to the attainment of accredited environmental qualifications.

Support and contribute to the marketing and promotion of the projects in line with the intended outcomes.

Develop and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders, communities and participants.

Ensure projects are appropriately planned, monitored, delivered on time, to budget and to the highest quality (including completion of risk assessments, agreeing work programmes, ordering materials and project evaluation).

Be responsible for vehicles, tools, equipment, storage, carrying out routine checks and maintenance as applicable.

Business Development

Generate ideas and assist with putting together necessary documentation and gathering evidence in support of funding bids for projects and programmes as required.

People Management

Induct, train, supervise and support assistants, trainees, volunteers and work placements in the delivery of projects and activities, providing and documenting 1:1 support and supervision sessions.

Financial Management

Obtain quotes, handle petty cash and order project materials and services as directed within allocated budgets ensuring correct expenditure.


Prioritise workload and show initiative to ensure deadlines are met and tasks are carried out effectively.

Marketing & Communication

Attend and contribute to project and team meetings as required.

Represent the Trust professionally, to internal and external contacts as requiring assisting with the promotion of projects and the broader activities of the Trust.

Performance Monitoring & Reporting

Ensure all performance measures are accurately recorded, evidenced and submitted to set deadlines.

Ensure Trust evaluation form/s have been completed at every opportunity possible and submitted to the Business Development team on a regular basis.

Other Duties

Ensure compliance with the Trust’s Health & Safety Policy and other established policies and procedures, preparing risk assessment and good health and safety management for activities.

Be responsible for any equipment used including cleaning and maintenance.

Any other reasonable duties as may be requested by your line manager.

The attached list is not an exhaustive list of duties as the role may change from time to time to meet the requirements and objectives of the team.

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