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Title  

Liaison Officer

Reference   IRC245568  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Support, PR, Grants and IT
Location   Wales (North)
Town/City   Bangor
Salary   £28000 - £30000
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Mid Level
Deadline   12/07/2018
Company Name   Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
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Description  

The Natural and Environmental Research Council (NERC) is a partner organisation within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI is a new entitythat brings together nine partnersto create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, and a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation.  

The Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH) is a world-class research organisation focusing on land and freshwater ecosystems and their interaction with the atmosphere. 

About the role

On behalf of the Welsh Government we are looking for an enthusiastic and committed natural resources scientist to work on placement within Natural Resources Wales (NRW). You will act as a link establishing a collaborative relationship between the Welsh Government (WG) funded Environment and Rural Affairs Monitoring and Modelling Programme (ERAMMP) led by the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology and NRW. This programme is focused on environmental and natural-resource monitoring, scenario and programme modelling and evidence provision relating to support development of policies that build social, economic and environmental resilience and the tracking of the outcomes for Wales’ natural resources.

The primary role of this post will be to establish a collaborative relationship, facilitating clear and effective communication between, NRW, WG and the ERAMMP team; identifying areas of overlap, potential missed opportunities, misunderstandings and divergence; working toward the delivery of actions and outcomes that are positive for the Welsh Government and other stakeholders.

The post will be based in the CEH office in Bangor with regular days every week on placement within the NRW Bangor office and regular travel to NRW and WG offices in Cardiff, Llandudno Junction and Aberystwyth.

About you

You will have specific knowledge and experience in working in one or more of the following areas: natural resources, monitoring and modelling of the environment, natural resources policy and reporting.

You must be able to plan and facilitate meetings and workshop events with experience in note taking, the summarising and extraction of key points and drafting briefing papers for a range of audiences.

Familiarity and experience with a range of software, especially in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint is essential. 

What we offer

In addition NERC offer a public sector pension scheme, 30 days’ annual leave and 10½ days’ public and privilege holiday per annum. We offer a flexible and supportive working environment and will encourage your continuing professional development as part of our career support. NERC has an equal opportunities policy and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. People with disabilities and those from ethnic minorities are currently under represented and their applications are particularly welcomed. Guaranteed interview scheme for applicants with disabilities.

How to Apply

It is CEH policy to use an online application form, please ensure that you complete an application form as CVs will not be accepted as a standalone.

Applications are handled by UK SBS; Apply here. Applicants who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on +44 (0)1793 867000

The closing date for applications is 12th July 2018.


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