Project Officer

Scottish Invasives Species Initiative

Knockando, Aberlour
£25,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract 01340 810841 Sally Gross

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental education, sustainability

Closing date: Monday, 18 December 2017

SISI (Scottish Invasive Species Initiative) Project Officer

Full time (37.5 hours/week)
Fixed 4 year term
Salary: £25,000
Based at Knockando in the heart of Speyside (SFB Office)

The Spey Fishery Board has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Project Officer to work as part of a team for the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative (SISI), which is a four-year Heritage Lottery Fund and Scottish Natural Heritage funded project in northern Scotland. This will involve delivering actions from the Project Activity Plan for the Spey, Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie catchment areas, working with the Project Manager through the implementation of key projects, ensuring that these are delivered within an agreed timeframe, to the required standard and within budget. The role will also involve developing effective liaison, communication and partnerships with land managers, community groups, gamekeepers, farmers, ghillies and other stakeholders to raise awareness and engagement with local biodiversity and reduce the threat from Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS).

This post is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Scottish Natural Heritage. We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applicants from all sectors of society. If you are an applicant with disabilities who meets the essential requirements of the post, we will interview you.

A detailed job description can be found at the following link: Applications are to be made by sending a covering letter and CV to If you require any adjustments to be made to the application process due to disability, please contact Sally Gross on 01340 810841 or e-mail The closing date for receipt of completed applications is noon on Monday 18th December 2017. Successful applicants will be interviewed in mid-January 2018.

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