Natural Flood Management Project Officer

River Thame Conservation Trust (RTCT)
Flexible, United Kingdom
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Entry Level (0-2 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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A Project run by the River Thame Conservation Trust (RTCT), in Partnership with The Upper & Bedford Ouse Catchment Partnership (U&BOCP) –   (Buckingham Area)

Location:  Flexible Working including: Headington, Oxford / Buckingham / Cranfield / Home.

Salary:  £24,000 – £28,000 pa (pro rata and depending on experience) for 3.5 Days per Week

Closes: 25 Oct 2019.

Interviews: 30th Oct / 4th and 5th Nov 19, Headington Oxford.

  • Are you experienced in Natural Flood Management with the ability to plan and deliver projects and engage and communicate well with a wide range of people, including farmers and landowners in the Buckingham area?
  • Do you enjoy a varied role working part office based, part outdoors where you have autonomy in your day to day work but also the support and guidance of a friendly team of experienced colleagues?
  • Do you have a can do, enthusiastic attitude and track record of making things happen on the ground?

If so, you could be just the person we’re looking for!  An exciting opportunity now exists to design, plan and deliver a 3-year project of flood mitigation measures designed to work towards protecting properties in Buckingham.  The project plan will incorporate a suite of Natural Flood Management techniques.

See the Detailed Job Description and Person Specification and Natural Flood Management Project Background.

 The Package.  Salary £24,000 – £28,000 pa (pro rata) at 3.5 days per week, subject to experience, flexible working, 7% company pension, 24 days leave (pro rata), plus public holidays and additional leave between Christmas and New Year.  This post is part time and initially a three-year fixed term contract with the intention to continue the post subject to funding.

Applications.  Please see the full job description and person specification and if you think you fit the bill, send a current CV (max 2 sides A4) with a cover sheet (max 2 sides A4) outlining how your experience and expertise meet the job requirements we’ve outlined and why you’d like to work with the RTCT to  Please include all your contact details.