Job Details - Green Infrastructure Finance & Monitoring Officer

Green Infrastructure Finance & Monitoring Officer

Ref: HRA16504/8417

Salary: Grade 6 - £24,491 – 27,041
Closing Date: 12:00, 28 October 2021

Applications are invited for the post of Green Infrastructure Finance and Monitoring Officer within the Countryside and Wildlife Team of Neath Port Talbot CBC. We have secured funding from Welsh Government through the Enabling Natural Resources and Well-being Grant to deliver the South West Wales Green Infrastructure Project, a partnership project with Swansea Council, Carmarthenshire County Council, Coed Lleol and Cwmaman Town Council. The European Union, through Welsh Ministers, is part-funding this project. This is a multi-disciplinary project, taking a strategic approach to the maintenance, enhancement and creation of green infrastructure and biodiversity resource, for the benefit of people, the economy and wildlife. The Finance and Monitoring Officer will be responsible for monitoring and reporting on the project outcomes and budget. The post holder will be expected to work with a range of partners and stakeholders, and to build on working relationships within the organisation(s) to further the aims of the project. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to deliver this exciting and ambitious project.

Candidates must also have the ability to travel to site and to attend meetings as necessary.

The post requires a relevant degree or equivalent in and environmental-related subject. Welsh language skills are desirable.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Neath Port Talbot Council is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our employees are equally committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and young people/vulnerable adults and will take action to safeguard their wellbeing.

The recruitment process for this post will be underpinned by rigorous safer recruitment assessment to ensure that children and young people are protected.

For an informal discussion, please contact Rebecca Sharp, Countryside and Wildlife Team Leader on 01639 68149 or email

You may apply online, download an application pack or contact the HR Recruitment Team by e-mail at

Welsh: Desirable

If you wish to conduct this process in Welsh, please contact the Employment Support Team on

Hours:37 hours per week
Contract:FIXED TERM - GRANT FUNDED until 31st March 2023
Location:THE QUAYS