Blue Corridors Project Officer

North York Moors National Park

Helmsley, , GB

Blue Corridors Project Officer – Fixed term contract to March 2023

Blue Corridors is an exciting project to enhance the natural environment of two important watercourses and surrounding area in the North York Moors National Park. We are looking for a dynamic, dedicated self-starter to lead this landscape scale project. The project is a partnership led by the North York Moors National Park working with Yorkshire Water, North Yorkshire County Council with significant financial contribution from the European Rural Development Fund (ERDF). We are looking to appoint someone with the following skills:

– Strong project management skills, scrupulous financial reporting, communication and time management
– Understanding of, and ability to implement, river catchment restoration and nature recovery measures
– Experience of appointing and supervising contractors working in the field
– Experience of freshwater monitoring and ability to oversee a monitoring program delivered by staff and volunteers Ability to inspire and lead a small team all working to achieve ambitious goals

You’ll find that you are working with skilled, dedicated and supportive colleagues; and you will have the chance to take advantage of our excellent personal development and flexible working opportunities.

The National Park and surrounding area is a superb place to live and work with excellent schools and good access to main transportation links. Whilst the post is based at the Authority’s Headquarters in the attractive town of Helmsley (with many site visits and engagement work taking place in the project area), it is expected the post will involve a significant amount of home working.

Please feel free to give Elizabeth Clements, Head of the Natural Environment, a call for an informal discussion on 01439 772700