People and Places Officer
Posted on Oct 15, 2021 by Natural Resources Wales (The GreenJobs Network of Websites)
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People and Places Officer
• Location: Wales
• Grade & Salary: 5, £30,873 rising to £34,218 over four years
• Post number: 200745
• Type of contract: Fixed Term Appointment until 31 March 2022
• Work pattern: Full time
Closing date: 31 October 2021
Benefits: Civil Service pension, 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days over 5 years, flexible working options, occupational health including counselling and advisory services and eye care, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice schemes.
This post sits in the South West People and Places Team. The Team provides an "intelligence hub" to inform the delivery of sustainable management of natural resources within the place. It's role is to support the Head of Place in setting and joining up operational priorities and delivery agendas (internal and external). The Team leads on:-
• co-production of the Area Statement
• development of the Place Plan
• facilitating and managing the programme of external funding
• coordinating stakeholder and partnership working
• coordinating input to PSBs to achieve integrated and multiple benefits.
The Team is also responsible for a number of technical work areas. This post will support our biodiversity and conservation work, in particular the coordination and delivery of designated sites actions and developing our Resilient Ecological Networks (RENs) work. Ideally, the successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in these areas and a knowledge of designated sites management and the associated legislation.
The Team applies the nine principles for the sustainable management of natural resources in everything it does.
The role will involve working with operational colleagues as well as external stakeholders across South West Wales.
Qualifications and Skills
1. Good GIS skills.
2. Experience of gathering, maintaining and quality-assuring data/information.
3. Proven record of producing clear and persuasive engagement material in styles appropriate to the audience.
4. Experience of functional or business planning.
5. You will have significant expertise in one or more technical areas of the team's remit:
• Area Statement development.
• Public Service Boards & Wellbeing planning.
• Outward funding & Partnership working.
• Recreation & Access.
• Fisheries strategic planning.
• Conservation & Protected sites & landscapes, National Nature Reserves planning.
• Water resource management.
• WFD & catchment planning.
6. Proven record of making a positive active contribution to improving the effectiveness efficiency & productivity of any work undertaken.
7. Excellent communication and inter-personal skills with a customer focus.
8. Excellent at building effective working relationship with colleagues and external partners.
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