Senior Marine Advisor (Offshore Renewable Energy Programme)

£35,288 - £38,597 yearly
  • Natural Resources Wales
  • Wales, UK
  • 29 Oct, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Senior Marine Advisor (Offshore Renewable Energy Programme)

  • Location: Flexible in Wales
  • Grade & Salary: 6 - £35,288 rising to £38,597 over four years
  • Post number: 202439
  • Type of contract: Fixed Term appointment for 12 months
  • Work pattern: Part time, 32 hours a week.

Closing date: 16 November 2021

Benefits: Civil Service pension, 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days over 5 years, flexible working options, occupational health including counselling and advisory services and eye care, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice schemes.

Role Purpose

Are you an experienced, marine specialist ready to champion the environment in Wales? Does the thought of working at the cutting edge of marine renewables excite you and do you enjoy working with a wide range of people? Then we’ve got the job for you!

As NRW’s senior advisor, you'll be responsible for coordinating and case managing development proposals. You will likely have expertise within marine biology, ecology or coastal processes and be able to critically analyse technical reports and data.

You will contribute to NRW’s organisation-wide Offshore Renewable Energy Programme, making a difference to providing clean energy for Wales.

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and organised team player to be part of a Wales wide team of marine advisors.

If this sounds like you – apply now!

Qualifications and Skills

  • Substantial marine technical skills and experience.
  • Significant knowledge of marine legislative requirements particularly marine conservation.
  • Good knowledge and experience of marine monitoring and analysis methods.
  • Substantial knowledge and experience of marine casework.
  • Good marine evidence analysis and interpretation skills, report critiquing and writing skills.
  • Good understanding of the marine and coastal development sector.
  • Strong Influencing skills and ability to communicate, negotiate and collaborate effectively both internally and externally at senior levels.
  • Project management / project coordination skills.
  • Coaching and mentoring skills.


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