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Logo: Ribble Rivers TrustJob Title: Project Manager

Purpose: To develop and manage physical improvement works associated with Ribble Rivers Trust improvement programmes

Location: Clitheroe

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £25,000 - £29,000 dependant on experience

Contract: 2 years (with possibility of extension subject to funding)

 

Ribble Rivers Trust (RRT) is a local charity set up to conserve the Ribble Catchment, particularly its rivers and streams.  The Trust works at catchment and project scales and is delivering a range of activities to improve the condition, management, and awareness of the Ribble Catchment.

 

The Trust has identified and secured funding for a number of specific activities to improve the rivers of the catchment, which are seeking to restore and improve ecosystem function that will provide ecological and socio-economic benefit.

 

As such, the Trust is looking to recruit a competent, dynamic, and enthusiastic person with experience in project development and delivery that would include consultant and contractor supervision.  The role would oversee several projects that focus on physical environmental improvement projects particularly fish pass construction, weir removal, de-culverting, in-channel habitat and other similar river restoration works.  The successful candidate would join a vibrant and talented team of 19 delivering a diverse portfolio of projects improving rivers in the Ribble Catchment.

 

These projects fall within a range of programmes including Blackburnís Rivers Important to Lancashire Landscape and Natural Capital Economy (BRILLIaNCE) partly funded by the European Regional Development Fund, as well as a number of other upcoming programmes. 

 

The successful candidate will have knowledge of topics such as catchment/landscape-scale conservation, ecosystem services, river restoration, and how physical improvement projects deliver these topics.  The Project Manager will have responsibility for overseeing projects from concept through to delivery.

 

For a full job description, and to apply please visit our website 

Closing date 1st February 2019

 

 

 

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