Tamara Landscape Partnership Development Manager

Cornwall Council

Liskeard, Cornwall
£32,641 - £39,961 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: 000006MR

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Wednesday, 23rd January 2019   2 days left


About the role & About us

The Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is looking to recruit a Development Manager to lead our Second round bid for the £3.2m Tamara Heritage Lottery Funded (HLF) Landscape Partnership Scheme. The Scheme has been awarded an initial £180k for development. This is a full time post, initially for 18 months, to complete the Second Round bid by September 2020. Appointment for a further 5 years may be possible (dependent on suitable skills, good performance and securing funding).

You will have a love of landscapes, wildlife, history and heritage and a good understanding and passion for land and environmental management. You will be enthusiastic about involving communities and getting people involved in looking after and celebrating special places. You will manage and be supported by a Project Officer (1FTE) and a Finance and Administrative post (0.5 FTE) and will work closely with the Landscape Partnership Board and other partners to develop a detailed 5 year programme of work.

You will liaise with consultants preparing the variety of information required, secure considerable match funding and prepare the documentation required for the submission to HLF.

About you

We are looking for an experienced Scheme Development Manager with a strong track record of developing large complex projects, and an in depth understanding of landscape and environmental land management issues. You must have excellent relationship and negotiation skills and experience of managing both complex Partnerships, but also to successfully manage staff.

You will have a degree level qualification or equivalent in a relevant subject areas, with previous experience of project management and a demonstrable ability to manage large budgets and meet project and financial deadlines.

This is a fixed-term contract and may represent a suitable secondment opportunity for existing Cornwall Council employees. If you wish to be considered for a secondment, please obtain your manager’s permission before applying.

This position will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Cornwall Council is committed to safeguarding and is an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date: 23rd January 2019, Midnight
Interview Date: 31st January 2019

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