Project Co-ordinator (East of England)

The Rivers Trust

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Location Home-based in the east of England, but with the possibility of co-locating with partner organisations.
Salary £22-£32k dependent on experience (a higher pay grade may be considered in exceptional circumstances)
Closes May 22, 2020

The Rivers Trust is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced project coordinator to support activities across a range of projects focused mainly (though not exclusively) in the East of England. The role will involve working closely with a range of local partners and Rivers Trust colleagues to deliver project objectives and support the implementation of the Catchment Based Approach (CaBA).

Pension and life assurance scheme: Rivers Trusts Group Pension Scheme (details available on request).

Annual Leave: 25 days (plus public holidays)

The role includes:

  • Coordinating the delivery of project activities for an EU Interreg project aiming to Prevent Plastic Pollution at the catchment scale.
  • Supporting the implementation of the Catchment-Based Approach (CaBA) in the East of England with a particular role in supporting the activities of the Cam and Ely Ouse (CamEO) catchment partnership.
  • Supporting local Rivers Trusts and other partner organisations to build capacity and deliver sustainable catchment solutions in the East of England.

As a minimum you should:

  • Have at least 3 years relevant work experience, including being able to demonstrate an ability to work effectively in a dispersed or remote team.
  • Be based in the East of England with a good understanding of the issues facing the regions water environment.
  • Possess excellent project management skills, self-motivation and a drive to make things happen.
  • Strong partnership ethos and an ability to work collaboratively and effectively with public, private and third sector organisations.
  • Understand the importance and benefits of integrated catchment management.
  • Have a good awareness of the Rivers Trust movement and the Catchment Based Approach.

Desirable experience:

  • Working with community groups
  • Knowledge transfer or teaching experience
  • Working on water resources issues
  • Experience of EU projects
  • French as a foreign language 

Application Process:  

Please apply by email by 6pm on 22nd May to [email protected] including the following information;

  • A covering letter of no more than one page telling us why you are who we are looking for.
  • A CV or completed Application Form (if you choose to send a CV please ensure it covers all the information we are looking for).
  • A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Interviews will be arranged via video conference and likely to take place in the last week of May or first week of June.


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