[Coral-List] Job - Regional MPA project manager (England)

Ashworth, Jen (NE) jen.ashworth at naturalengland.org.uk
Wed Aug 6 09:32:13 EDT 2008

Project Manager - Eastern Channel Marine Conservation Zones project

Natural England is looking for a project manager to make a real difference to the natural environment of  south east England's  coastal and offshore waters.  This permanent contract post will deliver the region's contribution to the new Marine Bill through the development of Marine Conservation Zones in the Eastern English Channel.  

The project manager will be employed by Natural England but is likely to be seconded to an external organisation located in the south east.   The post will have  responsibility for further developing, designing and delivering this exciting and challenging opportunity for marine conservation.  The stakeholder- led project is anticipated to run for a period of 3 years after which the project manager will be expected to work flexibly across other Natural England projects in  the region.

Applicants must have excellent project management and leadership skills and experience in working closely with partners and stakeholders. A good understanding of a broad range of marine issues and knowledge of the science and policy of marine protected areas will be valuable.  A driving licence is essential as travel nationally and within the region will be required.

Salary: £29000-39750, a non-contributory pension scheme, 30 days annual leave as well as public and privilege leave.. 

To receive an application pack please email:
SSD.nerecruitment at defra.gsi.gov.uk.  Email correspondence is preferred.  Please quote reference RCRE 1046 and specifically mention the MCZ project as this post is being advertised with a number of other project manager posts for the south east of England.

For more information on Natural England, please see our website www.naturalengland.org.uk  

The closing date for completed application forms is 27 August 2008.

Dr Jen Ashworth 
Specialist - Marine Protected Areas 
Marine, Coastal and Freshwater Ecosystems 
Evidence Team 
Natural England 
Northminster House 
PE1 1UA 
Tel: 01733455240 / 07917593191
Fax: 01733568834 
Email: jen.ashworth at naturalengland.org.uk 

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