The Biodiversity and Ecology Lead Officer will offer a wide variety of opportunities including being responsible for advising on biodiversity net gain and supporting the development and implementation of biodiversity projects across the District. You will advise on the ecological implications of development, strategic planning and other proposals; ensuring the planning authority meets wildlife legislation, policy requirements, duties and effectively protects, manages and enhances the biodiversity of Newark and Sherwood. Working across the Council, the postholder will lead the development of a strategic approach to and operational engagement with biodiversity and the enhancement of nature, within the context of the Council’s statutory role as planning authority and where appropriate

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