Specialist Advisor Fisheries INNS Management

Natural Resources Wales

Flexible (Llandarcy preferred)
£34,427 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: 202219

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Sunday, 29th November 2020   5 days left


Location: Flexible (Llandarcy preferred)
Grade & Salary: 6 , £34,427 rising to £37,656 over four years
Post number: 202219
Type of contract: Fixed Term appointment until 31st March 2021
Work pattern: full time

Role Purpose

The post will develop appropriate site management plans and interventions to address invasive non-native fish (topmouth gudgeon) issues in Wales.

It will assess current monitoring data for infected sites and improve top mouth gudgeon monitoring mechanisms to provide more informed distribution and risk management data to support appropriate management interventions in Wales.

It will assess control and eradication options for infected sites and develop a control and eradication management plan for Wales.

It will review current biosecurity provision, identify and implement improvements to manage the risk posed at affected sites and to prevent the spread of topmouth gudgeon to other fisheries locations.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent skills in engagement, influencing, developing innovative approaches to complex problems
  • Excellent at building effective working relationship with colleagues and partners
  • Significant knowledge of the requirements of environmental legislation relating to the place remit
  • You will have specialist knowledge of fisheries management. Ability to assess multiple, complex, sources of information and engage others in making good decisions
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills with a customer focus
  • Experience of negotiating with senior managers
  • Experience of influencing at senior level of organisations
  • Excellent at building effective working relationship with colleagues and partners
  • Excellent organisational skills

Closing date: 29 November 2020

Benefits: Civil Service pension, 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days over 5 years, flexible working options, occupational health including counselling and advisory services and eye care, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice schemes.

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