Senior Project Officer

South East Rivers Trust
Application Deadline: 
Monday, November 4, 2019


Reports to:                   Head of Operations

Location:                      Office based in Carshalton (SM5) with travel across the South East

Salary:                          £30,000 – £35,000 (dependent on experience). A higher salary would be considered for an exceptional candidate.

Contract period:            Full time, permanent (40 hours per week)

Application deadline:    Monday 4th November, 12pm

Interviews scheduled:  14th & 15th November


The South East Rivers Trust (SERT) is a leading environmental charity dedicated to achieving healthy river ecosystems across the South East of England. The Trust’s mission is to deliver outstanding river ecosystem enhancement through science-based action, collaboration, education and engagement. We are a member of the national Rivers Trust and is part of the rivers trust movement, which is described as having ‘wet feet’ because it focuses on practical improvement works on the ground. Our core values are central to all we strive to achieve, including bringing positive energy, expertise and specialist knowledge to develop good relationships and deliver to a high standard to make a real difference to rivers and their catchment areas.

We are seeking a Senior Project Officer to work in the Delivery Team. You will oversee and lead on river restoration and habitat enhancement projects across the SERT area. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and knowledgeable individual to join our growing expert team and to contribute to our portfolio of ambitious and bold projects based on sound science and best practice.

As a key team member at a senior level, you will use your previous experience to oversee all stages of river and catchment enhancement projects, including conception, development, design, delivery and monitoring.  You will work closely with our staff, external partners and stakeholders to identify projects that address priority issues for rivers and their catchments.

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