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Natural Resources Wales

Specialist Advisor, Strategic Environmental Policy x 2

Closing date: 18 December 2022

Location: Flexible

Salary: £35,994 - £39,369 (Grade 6)

Contract type: Permanent

Work pattern: 37 hours, Monday - Friday

Post numbers: 203152, 203153

Job Description

Are you passionate about the environment and want to make a difference? Then we have two exciting opportunities to join our new Strategic Environmental Policy Team.

In one of these exciting and challenging new roles, you will support our cross-cutting work on strategic environmental policy, with a focus on interpreting and embedding the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources across our relevant functions. You will provide environmental technical and specialist advice and knowledge to shape and inform Welsh Government and Natural Resources Wales decisions, programmes, plans, guidance and strategies. You will deliver and support a range of projects and work in relation to environmental law, environmental principles and governance and international engagement. You will use your practical experience of working with people, organisations and partners to work with colleagues from other teams in Evidence, Policy and Permitting and Operations Directorates, officials from Welsh Government and sector representatives. These roles are varied and challenging giving you a real opportunity for your continuing professional development.

You will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of the following:

  1. Knowledge of: Welsh, UK and EU legislation related environmental governance and international work and the environment; Welsh, UK Governments & EU policy drivers in regulation, the environment and EU Exit.
  2. Experience of: technical analysis and interpreting a range of environmental information and data, analysing large data sets.
  3. Working with/in statutory nature conservation bodies, water companies, local authorities, eNGOs, and public bodies.
  4. Working in a programme and project management environment with Project Management experience and/or qualifications.
  5. Understanding of environmental governance and international engagement and the complex range of drivers and barriers to delivery.
  6. Be able to work at pace and have a track record of delivery.
  7. Share your knowledge and expertise to help solve problems, supporting all Heads of Business in Evidence, Policy and Permitting Directorate as required.

   
This role will offer a range of benefits, including:

  • Agile and flexible working
  • Civil Service Pension Scheme offering employer contributions of 26.6% to 30.3%
  • 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days
  • Generous leave entitlements for all your life needs
  • Health and wellbeing benefits and support
  • Weekly well-being hour to use as you choose

   
For more information, please visit our website.

Closing Date: 18/12/2022  Location: Flexible

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