Environment & Social Advisor Specialist

Natural Resources Wales

North of Wales
£35,994 - £39,369 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Sunday, 10th July 2022  


Environment & Social Advisor Specialist

  • Location: Northern Half of Wales
  • Grade & salary: G6, £35,994-£39,369
  • Post number: 201715
  • Type of contract: Permanent
  • Work pattern: Full time, 37 hours

Closing date: 10 July 2022

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.

Role purpose

The post holder will provide direct advice and guidance on environmental, recreational and heritage (ERH) matters to Programme, Project Managers and Developers to facilitate the development of complex, commercial energy projects on the NRW Managed Estate. They will be a technical specialist supplier leading on providing advice and guidance across the Programme and Projects, as well as leading on selected lower risk commercial Projects.

Qualifications and skills

  1. Degree in environmental science or related subject and/or relevant experience of managing environmental issues on a construction site. (Essential)
  2. Ability to negotiate and influence effectively internally and externally to deliver ERH management. (Essential)
  3. Good understanding/experience of Welsh planning system at local and NSIP level. (Essential)
  4. Good understanding/experience of environmental issues, climate change and sustainable development issues that impact on NRW Managed Estate. (Essential)
  5. Good written and spoken communication skills. (Essential)
  6. PRINCE2 Foundation or Practitioner level or willingness to achieve the qualification. (Desirable)
  7. Good IT skills particularly Word, Excel, GIS. (Desirable)
  8. Good interpersonal skills, team working skills and the ability to deal appropriately with people of all levels. (Desirable)
  9. Ability to be self-motivated and lone work. (Desirable)

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