Technical Support, Marine Projects
Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment until 31 March 2025
This post will be offered as a permanent contract. The role itself is time limited until 31 March 2025 at which point your role could be extended, made permanent, or you could be redeployed to our pool of special project managers / advisers or redeployed to another suitable role.
Work pattern: 37 hours a week, Monday to Friday
Post number: 203375
As an organisation we support flexible working. This role allows hybrid working (a mix of home and office working) and a working pattern suitable for you can be discussed on appointment if you are successful.
You will be contracted to the nearest NRW office to your home, of which you will be required to attend for regular meetings, training and for one-to-one meetings with your manager. These will be planned in advance.
This role will provide technical support to a marine projects team, supporting data retrieval, formatting and manipulation to be used for further analyses and evaluation. The post holder will work closely with other marine teams (e.g. marine monitoring, casework, evidence) as well use different systems (e.g. Marine Recorder) and software to find relevant data and render it useable for other purposes, as required by the project officers.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Work as part of a marine projects team to help deliver NRW’s marine Nature Network programme, focussing on using marine data to inform protected area feature condition assessments.
- Work with marine project officers to support their requirements for data retrieval and manipulation
- Work across teams to understand where data is kept and record and file data as required for the needs of the projects.
- Undertake collation, input and analysis of monitoring data.
- Support responses to data requests.
- Assist in field work when required.
- Contribute to a positive health, safety and well-being culture.
Qualifications, experience and knowledge
You will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of the following:
- Previous experience working with environmental data (preferably marine)
- Strong and effective self-management and organisational skills.
- Ability to work well as part of a team.
- A current full UK valid licence to drive NRW fleet vehicles (cars and vans).
- IT competencies; MS Office and database experience
Welsh language requirements:
Essential: Level 1 – he ability to pronounce Welsh place names and personal names, and the ability to understand and use basic phrases of Welsh is an essential requirement.
Please note if you do not meet the level 1 requirement i.e., ability to understand basic phrases and ability to pronounce Welsh names correctly, then NRW offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal requirements during the course of your employment with us.
Please note - Applications to this role will be assessed based on the following competencies, both at shortlisting and interview. Please give examples of how you demonstrate these competencies when completing your application form.
Essential Knowledge and Skills
Evaluation of Information
Decision Making and Autonomy Requirements
Communication and Relationships with Others
Benefits of working for us
This role will offer a range of benefits, including:
- Agile and flexible working (role dependent)
- Civil Service Pension Scheme offering employer contributions of 26.6% to 30.3%
- 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days
- Generous leave entitlements for all your life needs
- Health and wellbeing benefits and support
- Weekly well-being hour to use at your choice
See full details for all the employee benefits you will receive.
How to apply
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Application closing date 11 December 2022
Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams
If you have any queries about the role, please contact Lily Pauls at firstname.lastname@example.org
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We welcome and encourage applications from groups currently underrepresented, including women, black and ethnic minority groups and people with a disability. We have a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.
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