Essex and Suffolk Rivers Trust
Term: Fixed Term until 31st March 2025
Salary: £33,000 p.a.
Pension: NEST pension scheme
Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week).
Holidays: 25 days plus statutory holidays
Place of work: Hybrid office and home working with some travel throughout
Essex and Suffolk.
Essex and Suffolk Rivers Trust (ESRT) are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Bluespaces
Delivery Manager to lead on an established partnership programme with Essex & Suffolk Water to engage local people with rivers
and wildlife on their doorsteps.
This is a role developed in partnership with Essex & Suffolk Water, part of the
Northumbrian Water Group (NWG), to deliver the Bluespaces programme and set
up a programme of river enhancement projects in Essex and Suffolk.
The role will be split equally in terms of time, with half of the full-time role being to
deliver the Bluespaces programme, and the remaining half being spent establishing a project
programme for river restoration in Essex (focused initially on the Chelmer and Wid catchments).
Partnership working will bring benefits to both activities and help foster long term
relationships across the region.
NWG has developed the Bluespaces programme to deliver improvements to the water environment for
the benefit of their customers. The programme funds partnership projects investing in
biodiversity, water quality and access and recreational facilities focused around accessible
areas of rivers, lakes, coasts, beaches, and other water environments.
The role will work alongside a Bluespaces Officer for NW, and you will be supported by NWG’s
Strategic Catchment Manager and other NWG environmental experts, as well as other Essex and
Suffolk Rivers Trust staff.
How to Apply: If you’re ready to be part of a dynamic team making a lasting
impact on our local environment, we invite you to submit your CV and a personal statement
detailing your interest in and suitability for the position. The statement must be a maximum of
two A4 pages, please send this with your CV to
Interviews are likely to be held in the week commencing 1st January 2024 via MS Teams.
Successful candidates will then be offered an in person interview the following week, location
to be determined.
If you have any questions about the Bluespaces Delivery Manager role, please contact
Closing Date: 5pm on Tuesday 19th December.
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