Senior Project Manager - Turtle Dove Tests and Trials

Region:
East of England
Vicinity:
Norwich
Industry Sector:
Conservation Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Green Jobs, Nature Jobs, Wildlife Jobs, Environment Jobs, Charity Jobs, Countryside Jobs, Animal Jobs, Countryside Management Jobs, Land Management Jobs, Nature Conservation Jobs, Wildlife Conservation Jobs
Job Category:
Project Management
Job Type:
Contract
Education Level:
Unspecified
Salary:
£29,507 to £31,966 per annum
Posted:
02/12/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
CHM Recruit
Job Ref:
154976_RB

Want to help shape the future of agri-environment support for farmers and wildlife in England? Our client a nature conservation charity are looking for an exceptional Senior Project Manager with experience working in nature conservation to lead a small team in a 34-month Defra-funded project which is trialling a novel approach to delivering land management that could help save one of our threatened species, the turtle dove.

Senior Project Manager - Turtle Dove Tests and Trials
Ref: A3351119
Location: Norwich/Flexible
Salary: £29,507 to £31,966 per annum. Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range.
Hours: Full timeContract: 34 month Fixed Term Contract

About the project
You will manage two advisors as they engage and support farmers to bid to take part in a novel and innovative reverse auction and then, if successful, to implement measures to help turtle doves in East Anglia. This partnership project forms part of a wider programme of 'tests and trials' being run by Defra to engage with stakeholders and inform the design of the post Brexit environmental land management system in England.

About you
You will be an experienced and personable project manager with a passion for nature conservation. You will be the linchpin for the project, providing leadership, driving it forward and bearing responsibility for its success. You will need excellent people management skills to be able to motivate and guide your team, and have a solid understanding of farming communities and how best to engage them. You will be responsible for producing progress reports and final recommendations for the project team and Defra, and they will need you to ensure the project has a legacy, for the charity and for turtle doves.

Excellent communication skills will be essential, and an understanding of the economics of agri-environment schemes is highly desirable.

Closing date: 8 December 2019
Interview date: 17 December 2019

To Apply and for More Information:

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No agencies please.

Closing Date:
02/01/2020

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