Location: Greater Manchester/Merseyside/Cheshire
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000, dependent on experience
Closes: 30 September 2020
Position: Senior Project Manager
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week. Flexibility required (some evening & weekend work)
Mersey Rivers Trust is the principal environmental charity working to improve the quality of rivers across the Mersey Basin. As we continue to grow and succeed in attracting more grant-funded projects, we are now seeking an experienced senior project manager to lead different programmes of work, larger projects and project delivery teams across the Mersey Basin.
Our projects range from river restoration and catchment management schemes (such as Natural Flood Management) through to public engagement and communications. Project values range from £20k to over £1m.
The role requires strong project management skills combined with excellent communication skills with a wide range of stakeholders from funding bodies to local community groups and individual volunteers. The successful applicant will be able to effectively manage multiple projects and engagement activities while leading a small project team.
The Senior Project Manager would oversee projects that focus on physical environmental improvement projects, catchment surveys, Natural Flood Management, land-use management, in-channel habitat and other similar river restoration works. The role holder will also manage MRT Project Managers and have accountability for the delivery of programmes of work to be delivered by others. You will report directly to the Director of Operations.
The successful candidate will have knowledge of topics such as catchment/landscape-scale conservation, river restoration, ecosystem services and natural capital and how physical improvement projects deliver these topics.
The Project Manager will have responsibility for overseeing projects from concept through to delivery and the duties will specifically include:
The post holder will be home based with travel throughout the Mersey catchment.
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