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Senior Coastal Change Officer

Term Entry
Permanent
Type Hours
Full Time (37 hours per week)
Days
Monday to Friday
Address
County Hall, Cross Street, Beverley, HU17 9BA (Some travel may be required)
Closing date
Job closes on 4 September
Interview date
Interviews are Week commencing 19 September
Service area
Service area: Economic Development
Job reference
Job reference: ECON000421
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Description

The job itself

This role provides an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of climate change resilience within the East Riding. Working as part of a dedicated team, you will support the development and delivery of the innovative East Riding Coastal Transition Accelerator Programme to support vulnerable communities to plan for, and respond to, the impacts of coastal change.

Acting as a coastal champion, you will work with internal colleagues, partners and communities to develop a new, long-term approach to coastal transition within the East Riding, while actively supporting communities to deliver on-the-ground adaptation.

This role requires a candidate who is able to think innovatively, forge excellent relationships with a range of people and organisations and deliver an ambitious programme of work on time.

Candidates should be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant subject and have an in-depth understanding of coastal change issues and adaptive approaches to coastal management. They should have experience of project management, policy / strategy development and partnership working.

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Name
Richard Jackson
Role
Principal Sustainable Development Officer
Phone
07814 879421
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Additional information

Remote working

The Council offers many remote working opportunities as part of our commitment to providing flexibility wherever possible for our employees.

Pay and reward

The Council is undertaking a review of pay and reward as part of its ambitions to attract and retain employees by having effective pay and development structures in place to support modern ways of working and to support the provision of Council services which meet local priorities. Please note that the future terms and conditions of this post may change following the outcome of this review.

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Travel

Some travel across East Riding of Yorkshire may be required, applicants must be able to transport themselves.

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