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Environmental Partnership Officer

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Sectors CSR & Sustainability
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 11/10/2020
Company Name Leicestershire County Council
Contact Name
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County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 8RJ


An opportunity to join a hardworking, committed team seeking to improve the environmental performance of Leicestershire County Council, to improve the environment of Leicestershire and meet the challenges and opportunities of biodiversity loss and climate change, during testing financial times for local government and an evolving political, legislative and economic landscape.
The role will require someone with a sound understanding of environmental issues and relevant environmental legislation. They should have excellent applied experience and knowledge particularly around issues within ecology but also understand the role of and issues relating to Green Infrastructure and Landscape.
Experience of shaping and directing tasks with & for others to deliver will be needed. With proven examples of where leadership of volunteers and staff has resulted in successful outcomes for projects or programmes.
They should have experience of working with and developing strong partnerships with a variety of stakeholders from the public, private and voluntary sectors. Good communication and presentation skills as well as the ability to negotiate, shape and influence to achieve successful outcomes is important.
The role will require someone who can work on their own initiative and as part of multi-disciplinary teams. They should also be able to work to tight timescales and to agreed targets. They should have a customer focussed and outcomes-based approach to doing their job.
  • Relevant degree or equivalent demonstrable work experience in ecology and project managment.
  • Successful working in partnership with public, private and voluntary sectors, with experience of working at a strategic level.
  • Experience of providing ecological advice and support to projects.
  • Working with and managing volunteers
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
For informal enquires please contact Lucie Hoelmer, Tel: 0116 305 3414 Email: Lucie.Hoelmer@leics.gov.uk 
Leicestershire County Council is committed to Smarter Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service.
We are supportive of flexible working and candidates who wish to discuss this should contact Lucie Hoelmer 
(recruiting manager) to discuss what is possible for this role.
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