Catchment Advisor

Recruiter
Anglian Water
Location
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Salary
£36,414 - £42,330
Posted
22 Jun 2021
Closes
06 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

£36,414 - £42,330 depending on skills and experience

Permanent

Full Time, 37 hours per week

Dive into a world of opportunity!

Are you looking to join a proactive, leading and forward thinking organisation?

As a Catchment Advisor based primarily in the Northamptonshire region you will facilitate a measurable improvement in drinking water quality by working in partnership with local agricultural stakeholders..

You’ll have proven experience working in the agricultural sector with excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, you will actively develop strong working relationships across a network of farmers, technical advisors, suppliers, local authorities, NGOs and communities in the region.

Key responsibilities include the delivery of relevant agricultural advice on-farm, development and delivery of behavioural change initiatives, implementation of field trials and investigations of new technologies to support sustainable food production whilst maintaining the provision of safe, raw water.

The position is field based, with a company car provided and a degree of flexibility with your local office depending on location.

As a valued employee, you’ll be entitled to:

  • Personal private health care
  • 26 days annual leave – rising with length of service
  • Flexible working
  • Competitive pension scheme – Anglian Water double-matches your contributions up to 6%
  • Bonus scheme
  • Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing and lifestyle.

What does it take to be a Catchment Advisor?

Ideally you will have an agronomy or experienced agricultural/ land management background with strong technical agronomic skills alongside proven experience of working and the delivery of technical advice which facilitated a change to agricultural business practice.

Whilst there is a technical element to this role, you must possess clear and confident communication and people management skills. You will also need to demonstrate experience in building effective long-term partnerships to achieve strong working relationships and have excellent organisation and record keeping skills.

A clear understanding of new initiatives, measures, schemes and technologies relevant to the delivery of nett zero carbon and nett biodiversity gain in the agricultural sector would be advantageous.

FACTS and BASIS are highly advantageous but not essential.

Why Anglian Water?

We’re one of the leading providers of water and water recycling services in the UK and our organisation is an industry benchmark for quality and customer service. But what makes us unique is our commitment to providing the development people need to make a real difference.  Our career opportunities provide on-going learning and professional development within a challenging work environment, which provides a vital service for our customers.

Closing date: 6th July 2021

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