Nature Policy Officer
Our client, a nature conservation charity is looking for a committed individual to help them shape and advocate the policies they need in Wales to tackle the nature emergency and secure a Green Recovery as they move through the Covid19 crisis.
Nature Policy Officer
Reference number: A0640920
Location: Cardiff or Bangor Office
Salary: Starting at £26,212 to £29,320 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: 12 Months
They are in a critical moment for nature, and the charity is campaigning to secure strong commitments to nature's recovery in all four countries of the UK as well as robust international targets on biodiversity and climate change. In Wales they will be seeking to secure and influence new legislation to ensure environmental protection is upheld following Brexit, as well as an exciting Green Recovery agenda.
The successful candidate will have a sound knowledge of nature conservation in Wales, an understanding of relevant legislation and policy, and a creative approach to thinking about how the chairty and the wider environment movement can have influence. You will have the ability to analyse complex issues, and bring your communication skills to bear in negotiating with and influencing others. You will be passionate about the natural world, self motivated and work well in teams and networks.
In short, you will be an enthusiastic and proactive advocate who will champion the change nature needs to decision-makers, professional counterparts and the public. In turn, you will join a friendly and dynamic community, committed to creating a better future for nature.
This is a 12 month full-time fixed term contract post. However, for the right candidate, they would consider part-time options (minimum 3 days a week) with the subsequent pro rata extension of contract length. For now, this role will be undertaken from home with equipment supplied by the charity.
Please note: This role was originally advertised in February/March 2020 as an 18 month post. However, the recruitment process was paused as the country went into lockdown. If you applied then and are still interested in this role for 12 months, please review the criteria, update your application as necessary and resubmit it.
Due to Covid restrictions, they are planning on holding interviews virtually. If this presents you with issues, please inform them when applying and they will seek, where possible, to find alternative arrangements.
Closing date: 30 September 2020
To Apply and for More Information:
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Please make sure you include reference number A0640920 on your application.
This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.
No agencies please.