Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Coastal Partnership East


Senior Coastal Advisor (Norfolk) (001467)

Permanent, full-time (37 hpw)

Band 8, Spinal Column Points 31-35, salary: £34,728 – £38,890 per annum



Coastal Partnership East is a dynamic team with an innovative approach to managing the coast between Kelling in North Norfolk and Landguard Point in Felixstowe Suffolk. The partnership is a shared coastal management team which brings together the coastal management resources and expertise from Great Yarmouth Borough Council, North Norfolk District Council and East Suffolk Council.

Working across the Coastal Partnership East (CPE) area, primarily Great Yarmouth Borough Council and North Norfolk District Council, you will provide technical support to the team for the provision of an effective and efficient Coastal Management service.

This position will play a key role in developing and delivering coastal projects across Great Yarmouth and North Norfolk and will have impact on how the coast, its communities and the environment evolves in the short and long term.

In this role you will provide specialist coastal advice, guidance and support to senior managers, colleagues, councilors, internal and external partners and members of the public, in order to effectively underpin coastal risk-based decision making and support community and environmental outcomes.  You will be responsible, with colleagues for engaging with coastal communities, key stakeholders and partners to develop effective and deliverable coastal management approaches.   To achieve these goals and deliver the policies in the Shoreline Management Plan you will need to utilize a broad range of skills and be open to embracing and developing innovative approaches.

In return we will offer you a varied and challenging role with opportunities for professional development.

If you are as ambitious as we are, you enjoy a challenge and you are looking to further your career in a dynamic environment, apply now and become part of the exciting new team driving innovative coastal management forward.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact Rob Goodliffe, Coastal Manager 01263 516321.

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Closing date: 7th November 2021

Interviews will be held: 19th November 2021

We offer a friendly working environment with attractive terms and conditions including generous holiday entitlement, flexible working and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

The Council operates an equal opportunities policy and we welcome applications from all parts of the community.

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