Project Coordinator (H2O: SOURCE2EA)
Fixed-term until end February 2022, part-time post (3 days/week) based at Tyland Barn, Maidstone
Closing Date: Tuesday 25th June 2019
Interview Date: Wednesday 3rd July 2019
Salary Range: Up to £26,694 pro rata DOE
Kent Wildlife Trust is the leading wildlife charity for Kent and Medway, supported by its members and staffed by committed professionals. Nature is in trouble and it needs our help. Kent Wildlife Trust has a plan to aid nature’s recovery and we encourage people to join us to make a difference.
Kent Wildlife Trust has recently been successful in securing funding through the Interreg FCE Programme to deliver H2O: Source2Sea, a project seeking to develop the tools and expertise required to bring together more intelligent water management to enhance biodiversity and build resilience in to catchments in the both the UK and France.
Kent Wildlife Trust is the Lead Partner on this project and is responsible for the overall project reporting and delivery.
The Interreg H2O: Source2Sea Project Coordinator will assist in the delivery of this complex and exciting project. You will work alongside the Wilder Landscapes Manager, other Trust colleagues, project partners (Kent County Council, Nausicaá Centre National de la Mer – Boulogne sur Mer and CPIE [Centre Permanent d’Initiatives pour l'Environnement] Val d’Authie) and active contributors (Environment Agency, WWF-UK, Canterbury Christ Church University, The Wildlife Trusts, Agence de l’Eau, Agence Francaise pour le Biodiversite, Parc naturel des estuaires et de la mar d’Opale and the World Ocean Network) to ensure that the project finances, objectives and transfrontier aims are met.
You will be an excellent communicator with good written and spoken French skills and experience of building and managing partnerships involving a wide range of different organisations and interests. You will have demonstrable experience of Interreg or other European-funded projects, including spending and claiming external funding, providing accurate financial forecasts, budgets and accounts, and ensuring projects deliver on time and to budget.
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Chloe Sadler on 01622 357870
To apply, please read the guidance notes carefully, download the application pack below and submit via the application link.
Kent Wildlife Trust has a positive approach to equality and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.