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Project Lead - Greater Camb Chalk Stream

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location England (East Anglia) - UK, UK - Flexible - UK
Salary Additional Information £32,909 - £37,261 per annum
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 01/03/2023
Company Name Cambridge City Council
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Fixed Term for 3 Years

Are you ready to support our commitments on Climate Change and Biodiversity?

The Project:

We have been awarded funding to deliver a 3-year programme of chalk stream restoration in Greater Cambridge.  The Greater Cambridge Chalk Steam Project (GCCSP) seeks to review, prioritise and deliver projects identified within the GCCSP Baseline Report, commission by Cambridge City Council in 2021 and prepared by the local Wildlife Trust and The Wild Trout Trust.

This is a new and exciting role that will see you work with existing and new partners to ensure projects are designed and delivered to complement wider catchment and nature-based solutions initiatives.

The Role:

You will lead an exciting partnership project to help restore the habitat and geomorphology of the valuable chalk streams of Cambridge City and South Cambridgeshire and support the work of the Council in meeting its commitments to the GCCSP and wider climate change and biodiversity strategies.

Working with a range of stakeholders, including statutory agencies, landowners and community groups, we will look to you to assist in informing and influencing decision making, collate and provide technical assistance and information, identify and secure external match funding and promote the project and partners to the wider community.

About You:

As an experienced project manager, you will join us with a knowledge of lowland wetland restoration, extensive experience of partnership working, contractor supervision and be able to demonstrate successful delivery and reporting of partnership projects.

You will bring your practical and theoretical experience of local and national biodiversity and climate change policy and be able to compile and maintain detailed, complex data.  In addition to good analytical skills, the ability to motivate and excellent communication skills; you will be able to convey complex ideas clearly and demonstrate great presentation skills.

  • Family friendly policies
  • Flexible working
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Access to the highly valued Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • A variety of learning and development opportunities via a range of sources and methods
  • Confidential advice and support via the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Health and well-being programme
  • Subsidy for public transport
  • Staff reward and recognition framework


Project Lead - Greater Cambridge Chalk Stream Project


It’s for 37 hours a week and there may be occasional evening and weekend work required


This is a Fixed Term Contract for 3 Years.


£32,909 - £37,261 per annum.


This is flexible – working in Cambridge at one of our offices or working from home. 

More Information & How to Apply:                              

To find out more about the requirements of the role please visit www.cambridge.gov.uk/careers and click on ‘Our Vacancies’.  There you can search for the role and download the Recruitment Information Pack and make your application.

You can also click on the links here to find out more information about Staff Pay and Benefits, Working for the Council or Equality & Diversity in Recruitment

If you would like an informal chat, please contact Guy Belcher on 07795 542525 or email guy.belcher@cambridge.gov.uk

Recruitment Timetable:                                      

If you would like to be considered for this role, you will need to apply by 01 March 2023

Interview date: 20 March 2023

Closing Date: 1st March 2023

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