£24,918 - £28,753
Executive Officer (N)
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About the job
This position is based at Pakefield Road Lowestoft
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
We are the independent regulator for England’s seas, professionally delivering service-focussed outcomes for our customers. We have reframed each of our services to signal our commitment to service-focus and outcomes:
- Enabling sustainable marine development
- Delivering sustainable fishing opportunities
- Protecting marine habitats and wildlife
- Administering marine support funds
- Providing regulatory support and assurance
- Supporting global marine protection
In April 2014 the Secretary of State adopted the first ever marine plans for the East Inshore and Offshore marine plan areas. Marine plans for the South Inshore and Offshore marine plan areas followed in 2018. In June 2021 the Government adopted and published the North East, North West, South East and South West Marine Plans. This means for the first time, England has a complete and integrated marine planning framework to manage how we use, develop, protect and enhance our marine environment. Marine Plans will guide developers, planning authorities and other decision-makers so that their activities happen in a sustainable and coordinated way.
Reporting to the Higher Executive Officer (HEO), the post holder will contribute to the production, implementation and monitoring of marine plans for England. They will deliver marine planning tasks as directed by the Marine Planner HEO, working with the other Marine Planners to ensure task integration. The role is expected to contribute to all aspects of the plan-making process eg stakeholder engagement, data and information management, assessment processes, promoting constructive relationships.
The post holder will apply an in-depth understanding of preparing, implementing and monitoring marine plans, undertaking engagement with decision-makers and applicants. You will represent marine planning effectively, supporting the development and delivery of marine plans with stakeholders, forming and maintaining positive and productive relationships that promote dialogue which is essential for marine plan development, implementation and monitoring. This will contribute to effective use of marine plans and enable plan-led management across England.
Work will be directed by the marine planning team and the Marine Planner (East) post will be based in the MMO’s Lowestoft office (initially working from home during the current Covid-19 restrictions). Other suitable locations may be considered. All roles will be expected to travel to attend meetings on a regular basis, under normal circumstances. A driving licence is highly desirable for this role.
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- Learning and development tailored to your role
- An environment with flexible working options
- A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
- A Civil Service pension