Programme Manager (Colne Valley Mitigation)

Groundwork South

Denham, near Uxbridge, Buckinghamshire
c.£34,518 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: 150615_GS

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Sunday, 3rd June 2018   7 days left

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing and committed team working in the Colne Valley Regional Park (CVRP), the first large area of countryside to the west of London.

ROLE: Programme Manager (Colne Valley Mitigation)
SALARY: Circa £34,518
CONTRACT TYPE: Fixed Term till 31/07/19 (with potential to extend)
LOCATION: Colne Valley Park Centre, Denham 


The CVRP Additional Mitigation Plan was published by the CVRP Panel in 2017. The aims of this Plan are to mitigate for and reduce the impacts of High Speed 2 on the CVRP and in doing so promoting the objectives of the Park. High Speed 2 is required by the Government to provide a £3 million fund for the implementation of the Additional Mitigation Plan. 

The Programme Manager will work with local authorities, wildlife trusts and others to co-ordinate the implementation of the Colne Valley Regional Park Additional Mitigation Plan. You will also work with the Colne Valley Park Community Interest Company to ensure mitigation from HS2, proposed Heathrow expansion and other development proposals is co-ordinated across the Colne Valley to maximise benefits for the Park and its users.

In return we offer:

  • 25 days per annum plus English Bank Holidays
  • Childcare Voucher schemes are available on a salary sacrifice basis
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Scope to continuing development of your professional skills

If the role requires the employee to have a full UK driving licence and access to your own vehicle for which you will need to be insured for business use. 

Closing Date: 3rd June 2018 
Interview Date: 6th June 2018 
Start Date: ASAP


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button to be directed to our site. There you can download the application pack.

CVs will not be accepted.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that we reserve the right to close applications early in the event of a large response.

We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment we have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service. We guarantee an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the post. 

We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunities throughout our workforce and in service delivery.

Groundwork South is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age. A copy of our Equality and Diversity policy may also be made available to candidates on request. 

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