Technical Support Marine

£25,828 yearly
  • Natural Resources Wales
  • North Wales, UK
  • 09 Apr, 2020
Full time Engineering

Job Description


  • Location: Flexible, North Wales
  • Grade & Salary: 4, £25,828 rising to £29,352 over three years
  • Post number: 202544
  • Type of contract: Fixed term contract until 31 March 2021
  • Work pattern: Full time, 37 hours

Closing date: 26 April 2020

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 informed and passionate about the marine environment in Wales? Do you enjoy supporting and working collaboratively with a wide range of people? If so, then we’ve got the job for you!

Through the Environment (Wales) Act, Natural Resources Wales has a new duty to pursue the sustainable management of natural resources (“SMNR”). Under the Act NRW is also required to provide “Area Statements” that set out the natural resources in an area, the benefits they provide, and the priorities risks and opportunities that need to be addressed. We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised team player to be part of a Wales wide team of marine advisors to help us deliver the first marine Area Statement.

If this sounds like you – apply now!

This role will work out of NRW’s Natural Resource Management Policy Department, in our strategic Directorate, “Evidence Policy and Permitting”. 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of: Welsh, UK and EU legislation related to the marine environment; Welsh, UK Government policy drivers in marine conservation, planning and management including marine protected areas; and the issues and opportunities in Wales.
  • An understanding of the sustainable management of natural resources and Area Statements.
  • Experience of technical analysis and interpretation of a range of environmental information and data.
  • Working with/in marine stakeholder organisations, such as marine industry bodies or environmental NGOs.
  • Strong and effective self-management, team-working, communication and organisational skills.


  • Working in a programme and project management environment with Project Management experience and/or qualifications. Working towards professional membership or aspiration to become a professional member of a relevant institution.
  • Share your knowledge and expertise to help solve problems, supporting all Heads of Business in EPP as required.


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