Project Manager (Catchments in Trust Programme)

National Trust

Grasmere, , GB

  • Summary

    This is an exciting and dynamic role that will be at the cutting edge of catchment work and will suit applicants with energy, skills and motivation in concept development, influencing and vision (as well as excellent project management skills).

    The post will be for a fixed term of 21 months to develop the feasibility stage of this project. If feasibility is successful and the project moves to implementation there may be the possibility of a further contract for a suitable candidate to project manage the delivery phase.

    If you are ready to step in to this exciting and dynamic role please apply………

  • What it’s like to work here

    With 72,000 Ha of land spread across the North of England the National Trust North Region is at the heart of catchment management and landscape-scale change across many of the iconic upland and lowland landscapes in the country.

    We have made good progress developing the concept but we now need a Project Manager to help our existing team scope out and undertake feasibility for our catchment scale project covering the Derwent Catchment at the heart of the Lake District.

  • What you’ll be doing

    We are looking to establish a Project Manager to work within the Catchments in Trust Programme and Derwent Catchment Management Group/Catchment Based Approach (CaBA) partnership to further scope and develop our work in the water management activity in the Derwent Catchment

    There is a lot to do to help take this concept forward and, working with our regional operational teams and in-house expertise, you will move these projects through feasibility towards implementation.

    Having been a key player developing the concept and having led on the feasibility work the aspiration would be for this role to then project manage the implementation of feasible catchment scale projects (forming part of the Catchments in Trust Programme in partnership with the Environment Agency)

  • Who we’re looking for

    To be succesful in this role you will need to have experience in the following;

    • The ability to gather gather, compile, and reviw evidence,data,models and comminsioned work relating to rivers
    • The ability to plan and map oppotunities for natural flood managment
    • The ability to build strong working relationships and confidence in your ability to share your expertise, insight and ideas with colleagues and clients alike
    • Project management expertise from planning stage through to completion
    • A creative approach, with the ability to drive improvement and change
    • Ability to communicate well with excellent written, online and verbal communication skill
    • Excellent organisation and prioritising skills
    • Results focused, sell-motivated and able to work unsupervised
    • Well organised and able to manage multiple priorities with varying pressures
  • The package

    Looking after you

    • Health cash plan – from as little as £2.81 per month for you and your dependents
    • Pension contribution match up to 10%
    • EAP and proactive Health and Wellbeing
    • Discounted gym membership

    Looking after your career

    • Grow your career through professional training courses across the Trust
    • Develop your skills with an internal secondment
    • Pay review linked to values and behaviours, commitment to progression
    • Income protection due to illness

    Unique to Us

    • Work in some of the most beautiful, iconic and unique locations in the UK
    • Free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
    • 20% off in our retail and catering outlets
    • Discount up to 35% off a National Trust holiday cottage booking