Local recruitment: Senior Project Officer

South East Rivers Trust (SERT)

United Kingdom 🇬🇧


Working in the Enhancing Rivers & Catchments Team, you will be responsible for the development and delivery of a portfolio of physical enhancement projects on the ground. The Senior Project Officer role is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and knowledgeable individual to oversee all stages of river and catchment enhancement projects, from conception to development, design and physical implementation. We are particularly keen to broaden our engineering competencies and would be interested to receive applications from candidates with experience in this field, although this is not essential.

Using your freshwater expertise and proven ability, you will proactively lead both large and small projects while working closely with other staff, external partners and stakeholders. As a senior member of the team, you will also mentor junior staff, providing guidance and to act as a ‘sounding board’ in order to help them realise their full potential. For the right candidate, there is the possibility of the direct line management of staff. Most importantly of all, you will support the whole team, your line manager and the wider organisation as much as you can.

To Apply:

At SERT we believe in equality of opportunity and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to better reflecting society and the communities who use, need and enjoy our rivers within our workforce. We welcome requests for flexible working. All applications will be judged solely on merit.
Please email the following to [email protected]:
• a CV (two pages max.),
• a completed application form.
• a completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form. Please download the form from our website.
• your salary expectation,
• where you heard about the role, and
• when you would be able to start if offered the position.

Senior Project Officer Application Form

Senior Project Officer Job Description

SERT Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

The deadline for applications is 11pm on Sunday 6th of February, with interviews taking place on 17th and 18th of February. Please get in touch if you are unable to make these dates.

If you would like to discuss the position please email [email protected], with your enquiry and we will arrange to call you back.





IHE Delft Institute for Water Education - MSc in Water and Sustainable Development