Catchment Partnership Development Officer – Thames21

Location Home based/London Offices
Salary ££21,000 - £24,000
Closes May 16, 2021

Catchment Partnership (CaBA) Development Officers

Salary band: £21,000 to 24,000 per annum 

Flexible working potential

Full time – 35 hours a week fixed Term Contract although Part-Time applicants will also be considered

Thames21 is an environmental charity putting healthy rivers at the heart of community life. Through our environmental improvements, education, research and advocacy efforts we inspire and influence effective and lasting change by working hand-in-hand with communities to deliver tangible and measurable improvements for urban rivers. | Registered Charity No. 1103997

We are recruiting for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our growing river Catchment Partnership Development Team, to help deliver integrated improvements for rivers, wildlife and people across Greater London and the wider Thames river basin. This new post will provide an exciting opportunity to help support Thames21’s role as a Rivers Trust and the delivery of the Catchment Based Approach (CaBA) within partnerships hosted and co-hosted by Thames21. Building resilience for future generations through multi-benefit integrated actions, this new post will inspire and help to deliver real on-the-ground environmental improvements, working closely with partners across all sectors to meet sustainability goals for green-blue corridors and to benefit wildlife and local communities.

Applicants should have:

  • Relevant academic or professional qualifications in river or other aquatic environmental sciences and/or environmental governance is highly desirable
  • Experience of community or stakeholder engagement and development of stakeholder groups
  • Experience of river restoration or other environmental project development leading to delivery
  • Experience of knowledge exchange and identifying common ground to bring diverse interests together; in a way of working that is catchment wide and cross-boundary for multiple organisations.
  • Relevant experience of completing funding applications
  • Ability to rapidly assimilate and retain up-to-date knowledge of Thames21, its projects and programmes, and current issues affecting water environments
  • Excellent presentation, administrative  & organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and IT skills

In return we offer:

  • 25 days paid annual leave are available plus public holidays. In addition, the Thames21 office is closed between Christmas and New Year.
  • Thames21 operate a flexitime system of working
  • Interest free season ticket loan or bike loan
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Mobile phone for company use
  • Work Place Pension Scheme


Closing date for completed application forms: Sunday 16th May 2021

Interviews will be conducted on: W/C 17th and 24th May 2021

Completed applications should be sent to by email to:

Or posted to: Michael Heath, Personnel Manager, Thames21, Walbrook Wharf, 78-83 Upper Thames Street, London EC4R 3TD

Catchment Partnership Development Officer – Thames21

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