Administrator, Nature Networks
Contract type: Fixed Term to 31 March 2025
Work pattern: Flexible 37 hours per week
Post number: 203089
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 NRW location stated in this advert, 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.
The post holder will provide technical support to the Programme Manager Strategic Projects, supporting delivery of Biodiversity programmes and projects to help deliver work such as Nature Networks, Dynamic Dunes NHLF Project and NRW’s LIFE programmes. This will include database management, financial tracking, procurement, and managing of contracts and programmes.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Supporting the Principal Advisor Strategic Projects by effective planning and monitoring of the Biodiversity Programme and Projects, contributing to corporate programmes and key performance indicators.
- Establishing both internal and external relationships with key customers and stakeholders and gain an understanding of respective roles delivering outcomes for the business.
- Complementing the LIFE, Dynamic Dunes and Biodiversity and Ecosystem Resilience Fund (BERF) teams and contributing to team targets and performance indicators.
- Acting as a first point of contact for Biodiversity programme work
- Updating and managing a corporate data set to include financial and BERF programme tracker.
- Improving ways of working and offering suggestions for change. Learning from experience and constructive feedback
- Incident Response requirements: Required to take part in incident response activities
Qualifications, experience and knowledge
You will have experience of the following:
- Previous experience in a Finance, administration and technical support related role.
- Must be self-motivated and show initiative.
- Ability to communicate effectively with regulated business and the public.
- Good planning skills.
- Good organisational skills.
- The ability to work collaboratively with other team members and external land agents and with an understanding delivery aims of the operational teams.
- Ability to monitor progress of work, identify gaps in the delivery of priorities and take remedial action to enhance the service and recommend appropriate reallocation of time and effort.
- Experience in all Microsoft office applications and proficient in DMS.
Welsh language requirements: Essential: Level 1 – Able to pronounce Welsh and use basic phrases
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.
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
Responsibility for Resources
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: 6 July 2022
Interviews will take place on: Thursday 14 July 2022 via Microsoft Teams
If you have any queries about the role, please contact: email@example.com
Natural Resources Wales embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunity. We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition.
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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