Environment Analyst

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
03/03/2021 00:00
A starting salary of £28,672 - £32,234
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Regeneration/ Economic Development
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall
Number of posts:
Closing date:
3 Mar
Further Information

Environment Analyst
37 hours per week
The role is fixed term for 2 years, with the potential to extend depending on the funding for years 3 to 5

The Council
Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.
For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Service
Northumberland County Council in partnership with the County’s Woodland Creation Partnership Group and Local Nature Recovery Strategy Pilot Group have embarked upon the task of creating more woodlands and forests under the Great Northumberland Forest programme whilst setting out a strategic approach to recover and protect nature. The programmes will help tackle the big challenges facing society such as climate change, biodiversity decline, promoting health and wellbeing, and supporting our thriving local economy. Our determination to leave a better, more diverse, and more productive natural environment for the benefit of future generations of Northumbrians and visitors to the County can be realised by planting more trees and recovering nature. We will create and improve new and existing natural environments that our children, communities and businesses will benefit from for decades to come.

We are offering:
Salary Band 7 (£28,672 - £32,234)
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
Flexible working arrangements

The Role
We require a highly organised, analytical Environment Analyst to support the evidence base, need and opportunity for the development of the Great Northumberland Forest and Local Nature Recovery Strategy pilot and other similar programmes which make up our stunning natural capital. This role will support the realisation of the ambition of Defra’s Woodland Creation Partnerships and Local Nature Recovery Strategies.

We are looking for someone who will:
Promote, maintain, record and analyse the evidence and opportunity requirements for the progression of the Great Northumberland Forest, Local Nature Recovery Strategy pilot and other similar programmes.
We are looking for someone with:
The ability to map, maintain, share valuable and relevant quantifiable/qualitive data to effectively support the development of the County’s natural capital.
The ability to effectively communicate in writing and when required in person to further support the need for investment and appropriate expansion of our natural capital. A methodical approach to research, data plotting, data analysis which support natural capital policy and programmes.

We want to hear from professionals committed to natural capital, with a proven track record in managing successful programmes in a forestry, land use planning/land management or a natural capital environment.

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Tim.Miller-Fay@northumberland.gov.uk for an informal discussion.


If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk