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Technical Advisor (Natural capital)

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location England (Yorkshire & Humberside) - UK, England (North East) - UK, England (North West) - UK, England (West Midlands) - UK, England (East Midlands) - UK, England (East Anglia) - UK, England (South West) - UK, England (South East) - UK, England (South Central) - UK, England (London & Greater) - UK, UK - Flexible - UK
Salary Additional Information £37,462, pro-rata
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Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 16/07/2023
Company Name Environment Agency
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Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : The Environment Agency work to create better places for people and wildlife, and support sustainable development. The Agency was established in 1996 to protect and improve the environment.
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Technical Advisor (Natural capital)

Organization: Environment Agency

Job Type: Permanent; Full time/Part-time

Location: National/Flexible

Salary: £37,462, pro-rata

Job ref: 26929

Start date: ASAP

Closing Date: 16 July 2023,23:55

About Us

The Environment Agency uses a natural capital approach to deliver more benefits for people and nature – creating climate resilient places, thriving wildlife, improving people’s health & wellbeing, and supporting a sustainable and resilient economy. Taking a natural capital approach is at the heart of the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan, and our own corporate strategy sets ambitious targets and outcomes that a natural capital approach will help us deliver and report on.

This exciting opportunity will focus on natural capital data, mapping and tool management and development to shape and deliver a natural capital approach in the Environment Agency, ensuring nature’s contributions to people and the economy are recognised and valued, helping to reverse the decline in nature and tackle the climate and biodiversity emergencies.

Your role with us

You will join the Natural Capital Team, based in the Chief Scientist’s Group, which co-ordinates and leads the Environment Agency's work on natural capital. We develop and embed natural capital evidence and tools into operational delivery and build staff capability and confidence to take a natural capital approach.

As a dynamic, collaborative and organised team player you will:

  • Use your data, mapping and IT skills to help the team shape and deliver the natural capital evidence and tools we need.
  • Develop innovative solutions for accessing and using consistent high quality natural capital evidence.
  • Shape and manage internal and external projects so they expand our evidence base, tools, and capability.
  • Share your knowledge to advocate for the use of natural capital tools and evidence across the Natural Capital and Ecosystem Assessment (NCEA) programme and in the Environment Agency.

 About You

We are looking for a team player who can work at pace and has the curiosity to learn and respond to what our partners need from this innovative approach to environmental management.

Desirable experience and skills:

  • Strong technical skills in data and mapping, tools and IT systems, and the application of these skills to innovatively make data accessible and communicate environmental issues.
  • Strong environmental data knowledge and a background in a relevant discipline.
  • Understanding of natural capital and its application to shape policy or environmental management (or the desire to develop it).
  • Organised and flexible, with good planning and project management skills.
  • The ability to understand complex scientific information and use it to inform organisational approaches. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Inclusive, valuing diversity in its broadest sense.

The Natural Capital team is friendly, collaborative and supportive.  We promote an inclusive culture and welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

  Further Information

We currently have a range of exciting permanent and temporary opportunities in our growing team. Please do call the contacts listed on the adverts if you are interested in any of the posts to find out more and to get to know our friendly team. The posts currently available include Senior Team Leader, Senior Technical Advisor (Natural Capital), Technical Advisors (Natural Capital and Data & Mapping). See the Environment Agency Careers website for details of all the  vacancies.   

We offer an extensive range of employee benefits, including flexible working and an excellent pension, details of which can be found in the candidate pack on our website.

If you would like to find out more, we’d be pleased to have an informal discussion, contact: Alice Crouch, Natural Capital Senior Advisor: 07799 657899 alice.crouch@environment-agency.gov.uk.

For more information about the roles and how apply at: Technical Advisor (Natural capital) - 26929 - Environment Agency Jobs

Interviews will be held using MS Teams in early September.




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