CANAPE Project Manager

£30,153 to £34,538

Yare House, Norwich
37 hoursFixed contract4.5 year


The Broads Authority has been awarded funding for a European project CANAPE (Creating a New Approach to Peatland Ecosystems). It is funded by the INTERREG North Sea programme, and focuses on the development of new methods for peatland ecosystems. The partnership comprises fourteen partners situated in 5 Member States (Netherlands, Denmark, Belgium, Germany and the UK).

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed individual with a variety of skills to act as Project Manager for the CANAPE project, for which the Broads Authority is the lead beneficiary.

The role is responsible for project planning, management and progress monitoring. The Project Manager will assure the timely completion of project deliverables and the completion of progress reports and payment claims. This role will require close collaboration with all project partners and the management of key stakeholder relationships.

You will know when to dig for details while primarily working at the high level and be confident with budgets. A proven team worker with strong personal motivation, you will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to create systems and processes for effective monitoring and reporting.

Applicants should be educated to degree level (or equivalent) and have excellent experience in project management, including financial management skills.

If you would prefer an application pack to be sent to you please contact 01603 610734.

Application forms should be emailed when completed to jobs@broads-authority.gov.uk or sent by post to Broads Authority, Yare House, 62-64 Thorpe Road, Norwich, NR1 1RY, to arrive not later than (noon) 12pm Monday 20 November 2017

Interviews will be held in Norwich on Tuesday 12 December 2017.

If you would like to discuss this post prior to submitting an application please contact Marie-Pierre Tighe on marie-pierre.tighe@broads-authority.co.uk or Human Resources, on 01603 610734.

Please note we require a completed application form and will not accept stand alone CVs.

Applicants requiring acknowledgement of their postal application must enclose a stamped addressed envelope.