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Logo: Ribble Rivers TrustJob Title: Project Manager

 

Purpose: To Project manage and contract manage capital works associated with Ribble Rivers Trust improvement projects.

Reports to: Capital Works Manager

Location: Clitheroe

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000

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 the catchment scale project and is delivering a range of activities to improve the condition, management and awareness of the Ribble Catchment. 

 

As part of the Trustís ongoing work we are looking to recruit a competent, dynamic and enthusiastic person with experience in project management and contractor supervision to manage the delivery of projects including management of contractors. This will focus on physical environmental improvement projects such as riparian habitat and woodland creation, wetland creation, fish passage, de-culverting, in-channel habitat (woody material) and other similar works.  These projects are within a range of programmes including (but not limited to) Blackburnís Rivers Important to Lancashire Landscape and Natural Capital Economy (BRILLIaNCE) funded by the European Regional Development Fund, and Pendle Woodlands and Invasive Non-Native Species Project (Pendle WINNS) part of the Forest of Bowlandís Heritage Lottery Fund Landscape Partnership scheme on Pendle Hill. 

 

The Trust has identified 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.

 

The successful candidate will have experience of topics such as landscape-scale conservation, ecosystem services, catchment management, and river restoration, and how physical improvement projects deliver these topics.

 

For more information, and to apply for this position please visit our website.

 

Closing date: Wednesday 6th June 12 noon

Interviews will take place on Thursday 14th June and Friday 15th June 2018

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