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Project Officer (Restoring Rivers & Catchments)

Could your next career move make a big impact on the environment? This is an exciting opportunity to work in the Restoring Rivers & Catchments Team, developing and delivering a portfolio of physical enhancement projects on the ground. The Project Officer role is suitable for an experienced and knowledgeable individual to build on their existing skills, overseeing all stages of river and catchment enhancement projects; from conception to development, design and physical implementation. You can have practical impact and influence on the natural environment creating sustainable and healthy rivers for the future. River enhancement projects will typically include weir removals, fish passage easements (such as rock ramps, nature-like bypasses or technical fish passes) and river re-naturalisation projects (such as habitat enhancements, reconnecting floodplains & palaeochannels, re-meandering, and backwater creation). Catchment management projects are likely to include wetland creation, Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) and Natural Flood Management (NFM) measures. We would be interested to know about any experience you have in the above fields when you apply. Using your freshwater expertise and proven ability, you will proactively lead on smaller and medium scale projects while working closely with other staff, external partners and stakeholders. You will work with the rest of the team, drawing on the experience of more seasoned staff to help your personal career progression and likewise overseeing Assistant Project Officer and imparting your knowledge onto them. Most importantly of all, you will support the whole team, your line manager and the wider organisation. This is a great opportunity to join and support a growing and dynamic organisation making a real difference for the environment. Please see the full job description here. How to apply: Please email the following to jobs@​southeastriverstrust.​org. Your CVSERT Application for EmploymentSERT Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (optional) The deadline for applications is 5th May 2024. We reserve the right to close the recruitment early. If you would like to discuss this position, please email jobs@​southeastriverstrust.​org with your enquiry and a member of our team will be in contact shortly. Please note: All applicants must have the right to work in the UK. We are unable to sponsor applicants from overseas.

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Programme Manager (Lower Severn)

Here at Severn Rivers Trust, we are passionate about catchment scale restoration and have big ambitions to rise to the challenge, scaling both our conservation programmes and our work to better engage and educate the communities of the Severn, to the turn the tide on the restoration of this great River. We’re an agile organisation, with a can-do attitude and a willingness to take on new challenges. So, if you like to get stuff done, and want to be at forefront of ecological restoration, working along the UK’s longest river, then Severn Rivers Trust could be just the place for you. Our expanding portfolio of work means we have an exciting opportunity for the right person to join our Management Team, in the role of Programme Manager, to oversee our conservation programmes in the Lower Severn. Job title: Programme Manager (Lower Severn) Location of job: Hybrid working — home based with regular travel requirements throughout your allocated region of the catchment. Post holder reports to: CEO Salary: £34,000 – £40,200 per annum (9% employer pension contribution) Position type: Permanent Benefits: Generous home-working allowance, flexible working arrangements Overall purpose of the job: The Programme Manager role will join our expanding Operations Team, taking the lead on overseeing the coordination of a diverse portfolio of catchment restoration schemes, from landscape-scale woodland creation schemes to natural flood management initiatives to fish pass infrastructure projects. This will be an exciting, fast-paced role with potential for big impact, overseeing works at scale, along the course of Britain’s longest river. You will oversee and coordinate an expanding team, with up to 5 direct reports. You will work closely with the team, to support them in managing their individual projects, providing technical advice and general project management steer, to ensure our programmes of work are delivered to a consistently high standard, on time and within budget. Finally, you will work closely with your counterparts in other areas of the catchment, and the wider management team, to develop new projects ideas, explore and test innovative ways of working, and share technical advice and knowledge. Altogether, you will play an integral role in the development of our organisation and our mission to improve the ecological resilience of the river Severn catchment. https://www.severnriverstrust.…

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