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Flood Management Project Officer

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  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

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  • Salary:

    Up to £15 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jack Fellows

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Flood Management Project Officer required for a fantastic contract based in Worcester

The Role

  • Undertake activities to increase awareness of the project at both local and national levels to a range of relevant stakeholders including speaking at national conferences..
  • Undertake relevant activities so as to influence future national funding programmes.
  • Identify site-specific opportunities for implementation of plan actions which will involve a significant amount of time lone working alongside watercourses in Worcestershire.
  • Facilitate partnership working between stakeholders, community groups, individual citizens and other interested parties.
  • Establish a protocol to deliver appropriate maintenance services to support project actions within and beyond the life of the project.
  • Identify and establish with relevant national academic and professional institutions a protocol to sustain monitoring and evidence collection to inform the project and associated plans within and beyond the life of the project.
  • Work with and influence the delivery of national and local agricultural support policies, including Countryside Stewardship to assist the implementation of rural SuDS.
  • Deliver and enable delivery of projects within the plan through facilitating access to funding and providing direct support to project groups and stakeholders including engaging and supervising contractors and volunteers to carry out works.
  • Identify funding opportunities including national and European sources and submit bids for funding with local, regional and national partners.
  • Facilitate the establishment of similar projects in other Seven Wye Regional Flood and Coastal committee areas.
  • Work subject to deadlines involving changing problems, circumstances or demand.
  • Work which requires a range of imaginative solutions or response and involves application of fresh and innovatory thinking.
  • Engage proactively with stakeholders
  • Guide and advise interest groups in the development and delivery of relevant projects
  • Remain aware and abreast of emerging technologies and trends within the field of water course management, engineering and land management.
  • Apply lateral and imaginative thinking to potentially complex environmental situations in order to develop a range of potential solutions for wider discussion and implementation

The Requirements

  • Understanding of flooding issues, NFM and urban SuDS
  • Confident communicator
  • Can work quickly and efficiently as the works needs to be completed by end of March 2021

The Contract

  • 3 Month Contract
  • £15 per hour
  • Part Time Hours
  • 3 Days a Week

If interested please call Jack on 01772 428186 or email