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Catchment partnership technician

Closing date: 30/04/2018
Reference: REQ002066
Department: Strategy and New Markets
Location: Corfe Mullen
Starting salary: Grade C, salary £18,911 - £25,530
Category: Permanent
Package: Defined contribution pension scheme, 40 hours per week, permanent
Job description:
Do you enjoy working in partnership with different conservation organisations? If so, we have a role for you.
Wessex Water is the top performing water and sewerage company in the UK, serving 2.8 million customers across the south west of England. It is part of the Wessex Water Group, which comprises a number of other companies, alongside our regulated business, including engineering and construction, property development, waste management and renewable energy services.
This is a critical role to enable the smooth running of the Dorset catchment partnerships. You will be required to assist with the communication, administration and delivery of the catchment partnerships in Dorset, and elsewhere when required.
We are looking for someone to liaise with partners to promote the delivery of environmental projects. This will include taking the lead on the Dorset action plan, the design of newsletters and contributing towards the production of interactive websites for Poole Harbour, the Stour and West Dorset Rivers and Coastal Streams. You will monitor progress against action plans, updating as required and reporting progress to the partners. You will participate in steering group and task group meetings to ensure all attendees have relevant material and minutes within a prompt timeframe. You will also help raise the profile through social media projects, production of newsletters, website updates and general PR.
You will have great communication skills, enjoy working with people from different organisations and have an interest in the natural environment. Good business administration skills, relevant qualifications and working knowledge of geographical information systems (preferably ArcGIS), data analysis, interpretation and presentation IT skills and Microsoft packages.
In return, we offer a range of benefits including:
* Defined contribution pension scheme.
* Car allowance.
* 24 days holiday rising to 28 with length of service.
* Childcare vouchers.
* Cycle2Work scheme.
* Discounts and cashback scheme from more than 1,200 high street and online suppliers.
* Flexible working opportunities will be considered.
Sound interesting? Please apply by clicking APPLY below quoting job reference REQ002066. The closing date is 30 April 2018. For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Nicola Hopkins (01225-526000)
Please remember you must be able to prove your eligibility to work in the UK and provide evidence of qualifications gained. All offers of employment will be subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records check.

We do not accept CVs from recruitment agencies. We are an equal opportunities employer. You must be able to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the UK and proof of skills and qualifications gained. Appointment of successful applicant/s will also be subject to receiving suitable references and basic (or where job applicable) other criminal disclosure checks.

We respect and value everyone’s contribution. Wessex Water is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to providing an environment that supports and encourages the many skills, interests, backgrounds and experiences that people from different social groups can bring. We strive to provide a workplace which is free from discrimination, harassment and bullying, and where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.

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