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Job Locations UK-Bradford | UK-Birmingham
Here at the Canal and River Trust we have an exciting opportunity for Face-to-Face Fundraisers to join our growing teams in London, West Midlands and Yorkshire.   The Canal and River Trust are entrusted with protecting and improving 2000 miles of waterways that flow through the most vibrant cities and countryside across England & Wales. The local canals and rivers provide a haven for people and nature, and Canal & River Trust is here so you have a place to escape where local people want to spend time and feel better as well as bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.   What we do. - We build stronger communities by giving people the chance to protect and improve the places that matter to them - We create new routes to work, places to enjoy and spaces where you want to be - We help thousands of people young and old develop their confidence and learn new skills - We champion the many benefits that our waterways offer and encourage more people to use and enjoy them - We care for a 2000-mile long ‘green-blue ribbon’ that connects hundreds of wildlife habitats, helping you to get closer to nature wherever you live - We protect our precious heritage so your children, and their children too, can connect with our rich history - We make sure that thousands of bridges, locks and aqueducts are open and ready for use all day, every day Many people don’t realise that our waterways are here largely thanks to the efforts of thousands of volunteers and the generous donations we receive from our Friends greatly assist these efforts. To be able to continue to protect our waterways for future generations to come, we need people who share our passion for them. Therefore, we are looking for passionate people to come on board as Face-to-Face Fundraisers.
Job ID
2021-6663
Closing Date
07/11/2021
Job Locations UK-London | UK-Milton Keynes
  Fixed Term - 6 months - Project Coordinator - Region covers Oxford, Slough to London Docklands, Milton Keynes, through Enfield up to Bishops Stortford & Herford from the Lee Navigation. See link for full regional map below.     The Canal & River Trust towpaths are more popular than they have ever been, and awareness of the Canal & River Trust as the charity who cares for these waterways continues to grow.   We are looking for an experienced Coordinator to join our London & South East  Regional Team on a fixed term basis to support the completion of our signage & branding project across the region: Learn more about our London and South East region here   Regional Map - London & South East   You will be assisting to enhance our brand awareness amongst the public by coordinating and delivering on-site brand activation, primarily through our visible signage across our waterways.  You will be providing a supporting role both to local waterway teams and the central marketing team.    Location:  View our map above to get a picture of the size of our region and spread of our work/activity.  This role will require you to combine some remote home working with a large portion of your time spent out and about across our waterways with our operational teams, and working from our Little Venice main hub near Paddington.  Collaborative working, seeking out and listening to the advice of our teams, and understanding operational objectives and plans are all aspects that make this a great fixed term assignment for the right person.  You will be leaving a visual legacy for colleagues and visitors alike.  Interested?  
Job ID
2021-6657
Closing Date
23/10/2021
Job Locations UK-London
Here at the Canal and River Trust we have an exciting opportunity for Face-to-Face Fundraisers to join our growing teams in London, West Midlands and Yorkshire.   The Canal and River Trust are entrusted with protecting and improving 2000 miles of waterways that flow through the most vibrant cities and countryside across England & Wales. The local canals and rivers provide a haven for people and nature, and Canal & River Trust is here so you have a place to escape where local people want to spend time and feel better as well as bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.   What we do. - We build stronger communities by giving people the chance to protect and improve the places that matter to them - We create new routes to work, places to enjoy and spaces where you want to be - We help thousands of people young and old develop their confidence and learn new skills - We champion the many benefits that our waterways offer and encourage more people to use and enjoy them - We care for a 2000-mile long ‘green-blue ribbon’ that connects hundreds of wildlife habitats, helping you to get closer to nature wherever you live - We protect our precious heritage so your children, and their children too, can connect with our rich history - We make sure that thousands of bridges, locks and aqueducts are open and ready for use all day, every day Many people don’t realise that our waterways are here largely thanks to the efforts of thousands of volunteers and the generous donations we receive from our Friends greatly assist these efforts. To be able to continue to protect our waterways for future generations to come, we need people who share our passion for them. Therefore, we are looking for passionate people to come on board as Face-to-Face Fundraisers.
Job ID
2021-6656
Job Locations UK-Lancashire-Wigan | Burnley | UK-Lancashire-Burnley | UK-Ellesmere Port
We are the charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales, because we believe that life is better by water. Every role across the Trust plays it's part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.   We have an exciting opportunity to join the Trust as a Licencing Ranger working closely with the North West Boat Licence Customer Support Supervisor and Boat Licence Customer Support Officers to collect boat sightings data, issuing patrol notices and providing customer service on the towpath.   Reporting to a base location in Burnley or Ellesmere Port, this role works outside 5 days per week in all weather conditions, covering the North West canal networks. The position is uniformed and candidates will need a full driving licence and be able to ride a bike. Accuracy and attention to detail is a key requirement.    See our network here: https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/canal-and-river-network 
Job ID
2021-6652
Closing Date
07/11/2021
Job Locations UK-Leeds | UK-Birmingham | UK-Ellesmere Port | UK-Milton Keynes | UK-Nottinghamshire-Newark | UK-Gloucester | UK-London
See compensation detail in our 'What We Offer' section below.    Remote working -  base location flexible within easy access to any of our current main Hubs:  Leeds, Liverpool, Burnley, Newark, Birmingham, Milton Keynes, Gloucester, London.    We are a one of the UK's biggest charities, and what we do is possible because of the many different people and organisations make it work – from our grant from Government, fees from boat owners and businesses, our investment and commercial income, lottery funds, corporate and local authority partnerships, and donations from the public, including their volunteer time.   Our plans to deliver a substantial increase in expenditure on our waterway network to improve its resilience, given the growing impact of climate change, demand that we make improvements in our approach, making changes to how we organise the development, planning and delivery of our work. Drawing from the best examples in the wider industry, we have identified the changes to our processes and organisational structure we need to achieve our ambitious plans. As a result, we are creating a new Programme Management Office (PMO). The PMO will define the standards of programme delivery and provide governance, oversight and assurance around the delivery of our expanded work programme. We are creating a new senior post, Head of PMO, who will report to the Chief Infrastructure & Programmes Officer.   As our Commercial & Contracts Manager, you will be responsible for a team which provides an independent, expert resource to oversee the commercial aspects of contracts, in order to ensure value for money and to protect the Trust and individuals within it from adverse risk, fraud, allegations of impropriety and conflicts of interest between performance and commercial issues.   We have a busy and ambitious commercial function and are looking for a confident individual to lead in providing an independent, expert resource to oversee the commercial aspects of operational contracts (Construction - CEC, Dredging and Operational) across the Trust, ensuring value for money, and to protect the Trust and individuals within it from adverse risk.  It also provides commercial management to support the delivery of Civil Engineering Contract (CEC), which includes NEC3, NEC4, ECC, ECSC, TSC, TSSC and PSC Contracts. You will oversee/advise on:  - Annual Inflation/adjustment on all Contracts. - Rebates on Operational Contracts. - KPI rebates for failures on all Contracts. - Improvement Plans on all Contracts.  Managing 7+ direct reports (Quantity Surveyors and Framework Managers), this role is therefore essential to support both the commercial team and delivery team(s); ensuring that the contracts deliver the highest possible standard to value, quality, safety & time and manages risk in accordance with the Contract. - Accountable for contract management support for circa. 40 Trust Project Managers and circa. 20 Contractor operational and commercial teams in delivery of their contract delegations as project manager/contractor.  - Management of Contractor to ensure efficient and safe programme delivery of Trust’s objectives, in line with Trust policies and standards. - Accountable for delivery of Commercial cost saving targets for both Operational Contracts and NECC Contract.  The risks associated with the above Contracts are also high with spend of £100m+ across multiple suppliers and contractors - meaning the financial and reputational impact of ineffective Commercial processes are critical.   Location & Coverage   Our C&C Manager will be offered on a remote working basis, with a requirement to attend our main hub spaces as and when required for team working a collaborative meetings.  Travel throughout the national waterway network will also be expected to enable site visits, liaise with team members, and to assess/conduct necessary improvements.    The regularity & flexibility of travel will be discussed further at interview stage.    See our canal network here: (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/canal-and-river-network).   Regular accessibility to this network is essential.  
Job ID
2021-6646
Closing Date
07/11/2021
Job Locations UK-Leeds | UK-Birmingham | UK-Nottinghamshire-Newark | UK-Buckinghamshire-Milton Keynes | UK-Ellesmere Port | UK-Lancashire-Burnley | UK-The Docks, Gloucester | UK-London
See compensation detail in our 'What We Offer' section below.    Remote working -  base location flexible within easy access to any of our current main Hubs:  Leeds, Liverpool, Burnley, Newark, Birmingham, Milton Keynes, Gloucester, London.    We're the charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales, because we believe that life is better by water. Every role across the Trust plays its part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.   Our plans are plans are to deliver a substantial increase in expenditure on our waterway network to improve its resilience, given the growing impact of climate change, demand that we make improvements in our approach, making changes to how we organise the development, planning and delivery of our work. Drawing from the best examples in the wider industry, we have identified the changes to our processes and organisational structure we need to achieve our ambitious plans. As a result, we are creating a new Programme Management Office (PMO). The PMO will define the standards of programme delivery and provide governance, oversight and assurance around the delivery of our expanded work programme. We are creating a new senior post, Head of PMO, who will report to the Chief Infrastructure & Programmes Officer.   The Cost Intelligence Manager is responsible for leading the development and continuous improvement of the cost intelligence function, which provides robust and credible cost data for project planning and development within the Infrastructure and Programmes Directorate. The Cost Intelligence Manager will enable the Cost Intelligence team to provide timely and accurate cost information in support of the delivery of projects. Set the strategy for the future development of cost intelligence and data systems, establishing data interrogation techniques, the design and build of supporting tools and reports. - Responsible for the provision of supporting cost evidence on construction framework contracts worth circa £80m.  - Managing a team of up to 5 people.  - Contributing to the achievement of efficiency targets and the measurement of cost related Key Performance Indicators for projects delivered by the direct labour force and the framework contractor partners. - Providing timely and accurate cost insights/cost intelligence reports to the directorate on circa 150 projects every year, to colleagues at all levels, including detailed cost reports, monthly senior management reporting, and ad-hoc reports to support increased efficiency in the delivery of projects.  Location & coverage   Our CI Manager will be offered on a remote working basis, with a requirement to attend our main hub spaces as and when required for team working a collaborative meetings.     The regularity & flexibility of travel will be discussed further at interview stage.    See our canal network here: (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/canal-and-river-network).
Job ID
2021-6645
Closing Date
07/11/2021
Job Locations UK-Leeds | UK-Milton Keynes | UK-WMids-Birmingham | UK-Shropshire-Ellesmere | UK-Nottinghamshire-Newark | UK-The Docks, Gloucester | UK-Milton Keynes
  We are the charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales, because we believe that life is better by water. Every role across the Trust plays its part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.   As an Internal Communications Specialist, you will be responsible for supporting the internal communications manager with the delivery of a multi-channel communications programme, designed to keep colleagues informed, engaged and connected to the Trust’s strategy, priorities, vision and values.   You will act as trusted advisor to senior leaders, collaborating on the development, implementation and evaluation of dynamic multi-channel internal communications campaigns and plans. You will provide guidance and support for colleagues at all levels of the Trust, ensuring that communications standards remain consistent and excellence is maintained.     This includes proving guidance and support for colleagues at all levels of the Trust; coordinating internal campaign design and delivery, as well as the development, creation and distribution of key communications, such as: senior leadership messages, change management communications and colleague updates.   A key responsibility for this role is the end to end production of the Trust’s monthly internal newspaper, The Source, in which you will engage with senior leadership - including a direct line to our CEO.   This also includes sourcing content, writing and editing articles, photography and working with our printers to oversee maximum quality in the product.    Location   The role will be based working from home, with the allocation of a nearby Hub for collaborative working in one of or National offices.    Relevant hubs include: Leeds, Birmingham, Newark, Ellesmere Port/Burnley, Milton Keynes & Gloucester. 
Job ID
2021-6638
Closing Date
14/11/2021
Job Locations UK-Birmingham | UK-WMids-Birmingham
The Canal & River Trust is one of the UK’s largest charities, we maintain 2,000 miles of historic canals, rivers, docks and reservoirs, along with museums, archives and the country’s third largest collection of protected historic buildings – preserving them for future generations. Our waterways are exciting, vibrant places to work. We are currently looking for a Facilities Supervisor for our West Midlands Region providing day to day Facilities Management to the Hubs, Depots and Customer Service Facilities.   Your role will be to manage the day to day facilities and services provided to the Hubs and operational sites. Ensuring the office environments are fully available and operable for all who are based at and visit the locations.   Reporting to the National Facilities Manager (NFM), the responsibilities for this role will include; - Providing facilities management on site and control to the appropriate offices. - Managing and controlling the facilities and services provided to the office to enable its smooth running, within normal or outside of normal office hours when required to meet the needs of the business. - Ensuring the office environments are fully available and operable for all.  Location & coverage   The role will be based, in part, working from home, with the allocation of a nearby Hub for collaborative working at our Birmingham and Warwick sites - Aqua House, Cambrian, Roundhouse & Hatton.     The changing nature of the region means that a regular physical presence is needed in order to maintain day-to-day standards at site(s).     
Job ID
2021-6636
Closing Date
31/10/2021
Job Locations UK-Birmingham | UK-Leeds | UK-Buckinghamshire-Milton Keynes | UK-Warwickshire-Warwick | UK-The Docks, Gloucester | UK-Ellesmere Port | UK-Nottinghamshire-Newark
See compensation detail in our 'What We Offer' section below.    Remote working -  base location flexible within easy access to any of our current main Hubs:  Leeds, Liverpool, Burnley, Newark, Birmingham, Milton Keynes, London.    We're the charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales, because we believe that life is better by water. Every role across the Trust plays its part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.    We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Water Engineer in the Trusts national Water Management team. The job holder will apply a wide range of engineering expertise, judgement and substantial knowledge to help ensure we deliver effective water engineering across our network of canals and  navigable rivers, to meet navigational and other demands for water, whilst complying with relevant legal, environmental and operational constraints.   The role will lead the work of a small team of water engineers, co-ordinating and undertaking asset inspection responsibilities, particularly for assets that have a water control or water conveyance function, and will identify innovative engineering solutions to a full range of challenges, initiate works for delivery teams and offer support to the construction phase. They will act as the primary contact for the majority of operational water control issues, including flood risk management concerns and will lead the liaison with the rest of the Water Management team to ensure proportionate, timely and appropriate responses are made to internal and external customers, seeking opportunities for continual improvement and efficiency.   See more here:https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/specialist-teams/managing-our-water   Location & coverage Our Engineer vacancy will be offered on a remote working basis, with a requirement to attend our main hub spaces as and when required for team working a collaborative meetings.  Significant travel throughout the regional waterway network will also be expected to enable site visits and to conduct improvements.    The regularity & flexibility of travel will be discussed further at interview stage.    See our canal network here: (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/canal-and-river-network).   Regular accessibility to this network is essential.   
Job ID
2021-6630
Closing Date
05/11/2021
Job Locations UK-Herts
See compensation detail in our 'What We Offer' section below.    We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Site Supervisor, based at Apsley Yard (HP3 9RE).    As the Trust continues to evolve and develop, so has our recognition that excellence in customer service is essential for our long-term success. We are looking for an organised and engaging Site Supervisor, who genuinely believes and demonstrates that a positive customer experience is central to how they work and how they set expectations of their team.   In this role you will provide excellence in the visitor experience for the Canal & River Trust through the effective planning and delivery of a programme of maintenance and repair works to protect and enhance the reputation of the network as a valued national asset and the provision of customer service. You will also care and ensure that health & safety and welfare issues are communicated effectively and promoted within your area of responsibility, understanding your responsibilities for and fulfilling your duties in accordance with the Trusts policies and procedures. This is a hands on role that involves performing construction activities alongside general supervisory responsibilities. The official reporting base is Apsley Yard , but the successful applicant will be required to report directly to site & this role will involve travel along the regional canal network.    See out network: https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/canal-and-river-network   London & South East region: https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/where-we-work/london-and-south-east   
Job ID
2021-6627
Closing Date
31/10/2021
Job Locations UK-Leeds | UK-Leeds
See compensation detail in our 'What We Offer' section below.    We're the charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales, because we believe that life is better by water. Every role across the Trust plays it's part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.    As a Works Inspector you will work with a team of Engineers and Technical administrators who are responsible for ensuring that the Trust’s interests are protected by providing ‘front line’ contact with external promoters of third party schemes. You will be responsible for monitoring and inspecting to ensure that Promoters carrying out work that affects the Canal & River Trust do so in a way that does not have an adverse effect on property, structures, heritage, environment, employees and customers within their geographic area of responsibility.   The teams function is to help promoters achieve their objectives, transform the waterways and enrich lives, while at the same time protecting our customers, infrastructure, buildings, heritage and waterway environment from harm or damage that could result from the promoter’s work. The team recovers fees and charges which go to support the work of the Trust, and handles approximately 300 different schemes per year offering a completely varied work load.   The team links with other teams within the Trust on behalf of the developer to find the necessary solutions to undertake works that will, where possible, enhance the waterway and environment.   The successful applicant will gain engineering knowledge and negotiation skills whilst working on a variety of schemes. This makes the workload completely variable which adds to the attraction of working in the team.   All applicants must maintain flexible working patterns which may include early start, late finish, evening and weekends.    Location & Coverage   The role will be based working from home, with the allocation of a nearby Hub for collaborative working in Leeds.    This is a regional role and there will be an expectation that the successful candidate will be able travel to attend meetings or fieldwork throughout regional, Yorkshire & North East, network. The role will include some travel to East Midlands and North West regions as to offer site support to regional Engineers.    See our network here (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/canal-and-river-network). 
Job ID
2021-6626
Closing Date
24/10/2021
Job Locations UK-WMids-Birmingham
We’re the charity helping millions of people feel happier and healthier by spending more time on and along our canals and rivers. Our rich and tranquil spaces provide places to pause, relax and escape. But without extraordinary people, and the funding to make it happen, all of this would be lost. That’s where you come in.   The next 3 years will see an ambitious plan to accelerate growth in charitable income, building new communities of supporters from the ground up.  We are looking for people passionate about relationship management and stewarding supporters to give a great experience whilst raising money for the Trust.  We exist as a fundraising team so that we can do more for communities up and down the country using the power and benefits our waterways have to offer for Wellbeing, Nature, Employability & Urban Regeneration. If you are inspired to change lives young and old then we would love to hear from you.  Join us, and make life better by water for everyone. Every day.
Job ID
2021-6625
Closing Date
31/10/2021
Job Locations UK-Bradford
** THE OPPORTUNITIES BELOW ARE FUNDED BY A GOVERNMENT INITIATIVE & ARE OPEN ONLY TO AGE 16-24 AND CLAIMING UNIVERSAL CREDIT**   Make life better by water, starting with yours.   Are you aged 16-24 and claiming Universal Credit? Do you want the opportunity to start your career through an exciting paid work placement while developing your skills & employability?   This is the opportunity for you.   The Kickstart Programme, funded through the government's plans for jobs, enabled us to create new job placements for 16 to 24-year olds on Universal Credit.   Directly following the success of our first wave of Kickstarters in June 2021, The Trust has created a further 32 fantastic Kickstart placements in our Construction and Operations teams working and learning in small teams, supported by a dedicated group leader who will plan and deliver the work throughout the programme.   Click HERE to access our interactive guide where you'll learn all about our unique Kickstart Programme, what the Kickstart programme looks like and learn how to apply. We can't wait to welcome you to the Canal & River Trust family and look forward to receiving your application!   Opportunities:   - Waterway & Construction Kickstarters: you will work in the vicinity of our local canals helping look after and bringing them to life. The role includes maintaining, repairing and undertaking environmental works whilst also delivering great customer service to the general public, supported by your Group Leader, helping make life better by water. Specific activities will vary by location but may include; community engagement & events, canal & towpath maintenance including bank protection, resurfacing, fencing and minor repairs using masonry and carpentry skills as well as removal of graffiti and litter, hedgerow installation, vegetation & tree management.                                        Our Waterway Kickstart roles are available at these locations: Wolverhampton – WV1 3LX, Nottingham - NG2 3HZ, Greater Manchester (Stalybridge) – SK15 3AZ & Apperley Bridge (Bradford) BD10 0PY     Find our more about us HERE  
Job ID
2021-6620
Closing Date
03/11/2021
Job Locations UK-The Docks, Gloucester | UK-Birmingham | UK-Warwickshire-Warwick | UK-Nottinghamshire-Newark | UK-Ellesmere Port | UK-Leeds
We are the charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales, because we believe that life is better by water. Every role across the Trust plays its part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.    Our Welfare Officer(s) acts as a key point of contact, responsible for offering advice, guidance and signposting for any person within the Trust who has a concern about the welfare of customers on the Trust’s waterways. The role holder will work with our existing Welfare Officer to develop and maintain a network of external organisations who will provide some or all of the local support necessary to resolve particular cases; monitoring and dealing with 170+ welfare referrals per year.  The Welfare Officer will be an expert resource within the Trust and provides assistance in the development of guidance to help cross-functional teams support boaters in need and reducing the number of vulnerable boaters entering lengthy and costly enforcement action.    Location & coverage Our Welfare Officer will be offered on a remote working basis, with a requirement to attend our main hub spaces as and when required for team working a collaborative meetings.     Relavant hubs include: Leeds, Liverpool, Burnley, Newark, Birmingham, Milton Keynes, Gloucester or London.    The regularity & flexibility of travel will be discussed further at interview stage.    See our network here (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/canal-and-river-network).    DBS The post involves regular unsupervised contact with adults at risk which may include providing support and signposting in relation to personal matters such as mental and physical health and finances and regularly making safeguarding referrals to local authorities. The postholder is regularly in one to one situations with adults at risk often on a one to one basis. As this role is on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 Exception Order applicants must state the details of any cautions or convictions whether spent or unspent on the self-disclosure section of the application form.   This job involves regulated activity with children and adults at risk as defined by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012. Therefore, an Enhanced Criminal Record check will be undertaken by the successful candidate prior to employment.   A criminal record is not necessarily a bar to employment with us. HR will advise and decisions made on a case by case basis.   
Job ID
2021-6619
Closing Date
08/11/2021
Job Locations UK-Buckinghamshire-Milton Keynes | UK-London
See compensation detail in our 'What We Offer' section below.   We are the charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales, because we believe that life is better by water. Every role across the Trust plays it's part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/how-we-make-a-difference).    Have you considered taking your engineering career onto the waterways of England & Wales?  We are not always the first place that an Engineer would think of advancing their career, however with significant investment over the next decade in our amazing historical heritage waterways we have a number of engineering opportunities to offer.   Our Engineering teams are key in supporting our vision and delivering our Waterways and Wellbeing strategy across England & Wales, ensuring our national waterways, reservoirs and infrastructure are managed & maintained as well as new developments and improvements are in place for our visitors, customers & service users to benefit from.    For those newly qualified, we will endeavour to support you in developing your expertise, knowledge and experience to give you opportunities to enhance your career and work toward accreditation / incorporation and/or chartership. You will benefit from the well-recognised ICE training programme, as well as peer and mentor support. Wherever possible, we will also aim to involve you with other engineering departments in order for you to learn about the various aspects of work we deliver at the Trust.    We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Civil Engineer within our London & South East Design and Development team.   Location & Coverage   Our Engineer vacancy will be offered on a remote working basis, with a requirement to attend our main hub spaces as and when required for team working a collaborative meetings.  Significant travel throughout the regional waterway network will also be expected to enable site visits and to conduct improvements.    Relevant Hubs: Milton Keynes OR Little Venice.    The regularity & flexibility of travel will be discussed further at interview stage.    See our canal network here: (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/canal-and-river-network).   Regular accessibility to this network is essential. 
Job ID
2021-6613
Closing Date
24/10/2021
Job Locations UK-WMids-West Midlands
  ** Exciting Opportunities - Green Recovery Challenge Fund - West Midlands ** We're the charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales, because we believe that life is better by water. Every role across the Trust plays its part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.   We've received a grant of £1.7 million from the Government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund, a multi-million pound boost for green jobs and nature recovery.  Our partnership will develop a nature recovery network across the West Midlands canals. Our work will deliver environmental enhancements including the creation of wildlife corridors reconnecting fragmented habitat for endangered species such as water voles. 50kms of canals will be improved linking seven nature reserves. Seven SSSIs will be enhanced, a 20km community orchard will be planted between Birmingham and Wolverhampton and canals around the Commonwealth Games sites will be improved, helping to make it the greenest games ever.   The canal project will also form a partnership with the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom, supporting up to 500 schools with environmental learning, to inspire the next generation. Walsall, Wolverhampton and Worcestershire local authorities are all part of the partnership.   We are looking for 2 Community Engagement Coordinators to join us. Engaging with new and existing communities alongside the canal you will deliver the ‘Beauty on your Doorstep’ programme. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of creating priority habitats and recovering nature on a landscape scale project. Join us as we roll out a plan to help our communities & nature to thrive on our West Midlands and deliver our Green Recovery Challenge Plan ahead of the Commonwealth Games in 2022.  This is a 12 month Fixed Term opportunity based remotely, working from home with one of the UK's biggest charities.  Location   The role will be based working from home, with the allocation of a nearby Hub for collaborative working in Birmingham   Click to read about our Green-recovery-challenge-fund   click to view birmingham-canal-navigations   Click for more on canal-and-river-wildlife    
Job ID
2021-6612
Closing Date
26/10/2021
Job Locations UK-WMids-West Midlands
** Exciting Fixed Term Opportunities - Green Recovery Challenge Fund - West Midlands ** We're the charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales, because we believe that life is better by water. Every role across the Trust plays its part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.   We've received a grant of £1.7 million from the Government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund, a multi-million pound boost for green jobs and nature recovery.  Our partnership will develop a nature recovery network across the West Midlands canals. Our work will deliver environmental enhancements including the creation of wildlife corridors reconnecting fragmented habitat for endangered species such as water voles. 50kms of canals will be improved linking seven nature reserves. Seven SSSIs will be enhanced, a 20km community orchard will be planted between Birmingham and Wolverhampton and canals around the Commonwealth Games sites will be improved, helping to make it the greenest games ever.   The canal project will also form a partnership with the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom, supporting up to 500 schools with environmental learning, to inspire the next generation. Walsall, Wolverhampton and Worcestershire local authorities are all part of the partnership.  That's where you come in.   We are looking for 2 experienced Outdoor Learning Coordinators to join us for this is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of this significant investment creating priority habitats and recovering nature on a landscape scale project, whilst driving health and wellbeing benefits for children & young people by connecting them to nature.   Join us and our Green Recovery Team to deliver our Green Recovery Challenge Plan ahead of the Commonwealth Games in 2022.  This is a 14 month Fixed Term opportunity based remotely, working from home with one of the UK's biggest charities.  Join us as we roll out a plan to help our communities & nature to thrive on our West Midlands Waterways. Location   The role will be based working from home, with the allocation of a nearby Hub for collaborative working in Birmingham   Click to read about our Green-recovery-challenge-fund   click to view birmingham-canal-navigations   Click for more on canal-and-river-wildlife    
Job ID
2021-6611
Closing Date
26/10/2021
Job Locations UK-Birmingham
** Exciting Fixed Term Project Officer Opportunity - Green Recovery Challenge Fund - West Midlands ** The Canal & River Trust owns and manages 2,000 miles of waterways, with some of the greatest built and natural heritage in the world.  We are looking for a Pollinators recovery project officer to transform both their own career and the environment around them for the better. Would you like to be part of a team that makes a difference across a 50km green and blue corridor? We are looking for a person who can transform an area to bring nature close topeople. Do you want to be part of the recovery of some of our most iconic species, habitats, and a landscape that will eventually link internationally important designated sites to some of our most nature - deprived inner city areas?   We've received a grant of £1.7 million from the Government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund, a multi-million pound boost for green jobs and nature recovery.  Our partnership will develop a nature recovery network across the West Midlands canals. Our work will deliver environmental enhancements including the creation of wildlife corridors reconnecting fragmented habitat for endangered species such as water voles. 50kms of canals will be improved linking seven nature reserves. Seven SSSIs will be enhanced, a 20km community orchard will be planted betweenWolverhampton, Birmingham and Worcester, and canals around the Commonwealth Games sites will be improved, helping to make it the greenest games ever.   The Canal & River Trust own and manage 63 SSSI’s.  This project is focusing on 7 of these sites locate within the West Midlands region and will cover a wide range of special interests from amphibians to birds, rare aquatic plants to earth heritage geological sites. Managing an allocated budget, you will oversee the positive management and enhancement work to these Special Sites. A key objective of the project team shall be working together with all stakeholders on our SSSI’s and producing management plans and monitoring regimes in the interest of moving them into, or maintaining favourable status.   The canal project will also form a partnership with the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom, and as a wider team supporting up to 500 schools with environmental learning, to inspire the next generation. Walsall, Wolverhampton and Worcestershire local authorities are all part of the partnership.   Join us and our Green Recovery Team to deliver our Green Recovery Challenge Plan ahead of the Commonwealth Games in 2022.  This is a 14 month Fixed Term opportunity based remotely, working from home with one of the UK's biggest charities.  Join us as we roll out a plan to help our communities & nature to thrive on our West Midlands Waterways. Location   The role will be based working from home, with the allocation of a nearby Hub for collaborative working in Birmingham   Click to read about our Green-recovery-challenge-fund   click to view birmingham-canal-navigations   Click for more on canal-and-river-wildlife    
Job ID
2021-6609
Closing Date
26/10/2021
Job Locations UK-Birmingham
  ** Exciting Fixed Term Project Officer Opportunity - Green Recovery Challenge Fund - West Midlands ** The Canal & River Trust owns and manages 2,000 miles of waterways, with some of the greatest built and natural heritage in the world.  We are looking for a Water Vole recovery project officer to transform both their own career and the environment around them for the better. Would you like to be part of a team that makes a difference across a 50km green and blue corridor? We are looking for a person who can transform an area and bring nature into areas to connect with people.  Do you want to be part of the recovery of some of our most iconic species, habitats, and a landscape that will eventually link internationally important designated sites to some of our most nature - deprived inner city areas?   We've received a grant of £1.7 million from the Government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund, a multi-million pound boost for green jobs and nature recovery.  Our partnership will develop a nature recovery network across the West Midlands canals. Our work will deliver environmental enhancements including the creation of wildlife corridors reconnecting fragmented habitat for endangered species such as water voles. 50kms of canals will be improved linking seven nature reserves. Seven SSSIs will be enhanced, a 20km community orchard will be planted between Birmingham and Wolverhampton and canals around the Commonwealth Games sites will be improved, helping to make it the greenest games ever.   The Canal & River Trust own and manage 63 SSSI’s.  This project is focusing on 7 of these sites locate within the West Midlands region and will cover a wide range of special interests from amphibians to birds, rare aquatic plants to earth heritage geological sites. Managing an allocated budget, you will oversee the positive management and enhancement work to these Special Sites. A key objective of this role shall be working together with all stakeholders on our SSSI’s and producing management plans and monitoring regimes in the interest of moving them into, or maintaining favourable status.   The canal project will also form a partnership with the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom, supporting up to 500 schools with environmental learning, to inspire the next generation. Walsall, Wolverhampton and Worcestershire local authorities are all part of the partnership.   We are looking for an experienced Ecologist to join us for his is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of creating priority habitats and recovering nature on a landscape scale project. You will provide the Trust with technical expertise in their specialism (Ecology, bioengineering, habitat creation, water vole conservation) for the West midland’s region.     Join us and our Green Recovery Team to deliver our Green Recovery Challenge Plan ahead of the Commonwealth Games in 2022.  This is a 14 month Fixed Term opportunity based remotely, working from home with one of the UK's biggest charities.  Join us as we roll out a plan to help our communities & nature to thrive on our West Midlands Waterways. Location   The role will be based working from home, with the allocation of a nearby Hub for collaborative working in Birmingham   Click to read about our Green-recovery-challenge-fund   click to view birmingham-canal-navigations   Click for more on canal-and-river-wildlife    
Job ID
2021-6608
Closing Date
26/10/2021
Job Locations UK-Birmingham
** Exciting Fixed Term Project Manager Opportunity - Green Recovery Challenge Fund - West Midlands ** We're the charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales, because we believe that life is better by water. Every role across the Trust plays its part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.   We've received a grant of £1.7 million from the Government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund, a multi-million pound boost for green jobs and nature recovery.  Our partnership will develop a nature recovery network across the West Midlands canals. Our work will deliver environmental enhancements including the creation of wildlife corridors reconnecting fragmented habitat for endangered species such as water voles. 50kms of canals will be improved linking seven nature reserves. Seven SSSIs will be enhanced, a 20km community orchard will be planted between Birmingham and Wolverhampton and canals around the Commonwealth Games sites will be improved, helping to make it the greenest games ever.   The canal project will also form a partnership with the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom, supporting up to 500 schools with environmental learning, to inspire the next generation. Walsall, Wolverhampton and Worcestershire local authorities are all part of the partnership.   We are looking for an experienced conservation Project Manager to join us and our Green Recovery Team to deliver our Green Recovery Challenge Plan ahead of the Commonwealth Games in 2022.  This is a 14 month Fixed Term opportunity based remotely, working from home withe one of the UK's biggest charities.  Join us as we roll out a plan to help our communities & nature to thrive on our West Midlands Waterways. Location   The role will be based working from home, with the allocation of a nearby Hub for collaborative working in Birmingham   Click to read about our Green-recovery-challenge-fund   click to view birmingham-canal-navigations   Click for more on canal-and-river-wildlife   .   
Job ID
2021-6607
Closing Date
26/10/2021