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Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Thames Natural Flood Management Advisor

Slimbridge or home-working within the Thames River Basin District
37.5 hours per week
£31,512 per annum
This is a two year fixed term contract

We are looking for an effective project manager with experience of working collaboratively in partnership with a range of external stakeholders including statutory agencies, local authorities and private landowners.

This role will drive forward our work in promoting and delivery natural flood management (NFM) solutions. Working alongside the Thames Regional Flood & Coastal Committee (RFCC), this new project will work to increase the targeted uptake of NFM interventions in the Thames catchment at a time when flood risk is of increasing concern to communities and local authorities.

You will work within the growing nature-based solutions work stream of our UK Programmes department to develop this project and our relationship with Thames RFCC whilst supporting local authorities and other key stakeholders to adopt NFM as part of their wider flood risk strategy.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Tom Hayek, Senior Project Manager (Nature-based Solutions) – tom.hayek@wwt.org.uk

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres


WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.

For more information, and to apply for the role, please click here

Closing date: 10th August 2022
Interview date: 18th & 19th August 2022

Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410

Closing Date: 10/08/2022  Location: Slimbridge or home-working within the Thames River Basin District

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