Severn Estuary Partnership Manager

Cardiff University

£33,797 - £40,322 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: 10975BR

Sectors: water & hydrology, marine conservation

Closing date: Sunday, 7th March 2021  

Are you passionate about working with people to make a positive difference for the future of our estuary? An exciting new opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic Partnership Manager to join the Severn Estuary Partnership (SEP) team. SEP is a vibrant Coastal Partnership, based in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Cardiff University, that works with all those involved in the management of the Severn Estuary from planners to port authorities, fishermen to farmers and importantly, local communities. 

Applications are invited for a Partnership Manager who will play a key role in contributing to the strategic development of the Partnership through the delivery and updating of the Partnership’s Strategy and associated Business Plan. The Manager will also lead the coordination and management of day-to-day activities of the Partnership team and oversee the provision of the Partnership’s secretariat services and project delivery. 

The successful candidate will have a relevant degree in environmental management/geography (or equivalent qualifications) and substantial experience relevant to coastal partnership working; specific knowledge of relevant policies; excellent inter organisational and communication skills; excellent IT skills; proven ability to develop sustainable working relationships and networks; and a flexible and enthusiastic approach. 

This position is full time (35 hours per week), available immediately and is a fixed-term for 12 months. 

Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum (Grade 6) 

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Rhoda Ballinger, email: [email protected]

For further details about working in Cardiff University please contact John Evans, email: [email protected]

Important Notes:

Applications can only be accepted via the online system

It is the University’s policy to use the person specification as a key tool for short-listing. Candidates should evidence that they meet ALL of the essential criteria as well as, where relevant, the desirable. As part of the application process you will be asked to provide this evidence via a supporting statement. Please ensure that the evidence you are providing corresponds with the numbered criteria outlined below. Your application will be considered based on the information you provide under each element. 

When attaching the supporting statement to your application profile, please ensure that you name it with the vacancy reference number. 

Date advert posted: Thursday, 11 February 2021
Closing Date: Sunday, 7th March 2021

This post has previously been advertised to employees of Cardiff University only. We now invite external applications. 

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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