Plastics Project Manager

South East Rivers Trust (SERT)

Carshalton, , GB

We are seeking a Plastics Project Manager to lead the Trust in taking a catchment-based approach to the plastic pollution crisis, shaping the Trust’s strategy as well as influencing National and International policy and action.

The Plastics Project Manager position is a new role within SERT and an integral part of the “Preventing Plastic Pollution” (PPP) Project, currently jointly funded by the European Union European Regional Development Fund Channel Manche Programme and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

In this role, you will work with partners across the UK and France to share best practice and expertise on understanding sources and pathways of plastic as well as setting up a citizen science scheme to monitor pollution in the Medway catchment. You will create real impact by delivering and evaluating a range of methods to reduce and remove plastic from the river and creating Plastic Action Plans with communities, working with key stakeholders across the catchment (the Medway Catchment Partnership, local communities, businesses and farmers) to instigate transformational change in the way plastic is used and recycled in the catchment.

Download the full role description below:

Plastics Project Manager Job Description

To Apply

Please email the following to [email protected]:

  • a CV (two pages max.),
  • a covering letter (two pages max.) focussing on your relevant knowledge, experience and skills against the job specification, as well as what you may bring to the role and to SERT,
  • your salary expectation, and
  • when you would be able to start if offered the position.

The deadline for applications is Thursday 26th March, 12pm, with interviews taking place on Wednesday 8th April. Please get in touch if you are unable to make this date.