Landscape Manager

The Environment Partnership (TEP) Ltd

Gateshead
Negotiable based on experience and qualifications

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.tep.uk.com/jobs recruitment@tep.uk.com Kate Goodban

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Monday, 8th April 2019  


The Role

The Land Management Team play a critical role in TEP’s overall delivery of the Homes England Land and Risk Management Consultancy. The role will entail managing landscape management and maintenance contracts, managing and inspecting sites on behalf of our clients, and working on management plans to support development and ensure long term management of green spaces and their benefits to people and wildlife. The site portfolio is continually changing with new sites requiring prompt assessment with subsequent de-risking strategies put in place and managed.

In addition the Team are responsible for the production of Landscape and Habitat Management Plans, Open Space Assessments, Green Infrastructure Strategies, and Endowment Calculations as part of land transfer agreements.

The role will also support the wider activity of Land Management within TEP including working with our Design, Ecology, Planning and Historic Environment Teams.

The successful applicant will be largely, but not solely, working on projects for Homes England. Most of the sites managed from the Gateshead office are in the North East but a number are located in the Yorkshire/Derbyshire area.

Person Specification

Essential:

  • Landscape management or other appropriate qualification;
  • Awareness of local and national environmental and planning policy;
  • Ability to occasionally undertake multi-day site visit programs requiring overnight stays away from home;
  • A high level of verbal and written communication skills including report writing and presentations;
  • Ability to independently manage workloads to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget;
  • Computer literacy in MS Office, Excel (especially), Word and Outlook;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Able to work well alone and also as part of a team; and
  • Full driving licence. Desirable:
  • Understanding and/or experience of managing contracts and contractors;
  • Skills in any of CAD, QGIS, Photoshop or CorelDraw;
  • Licentiate membership of a relevant institute or membership of IOSH and working towards professional qualifications (i.e. Tech IOSH). TEP Benefits

Below is a list of some of the benefits available working at TEP:

  • TEP is IIP Gold accredited providing in house workshop training sessions and external training days in new technologies;
  • Competitive salary;
  • 20 days holiday (increasing to 25 after 2 years), plus bank holidays, and 5 day bonus each 5 years of TEP employment. Access to study days and a volunteer day;
  • Flexible working hours policy in reference to start and finish times;
  • Attractive company pension with employer contributions;
  • Salary review and progression;
  • Professional membership subscription;
  • Season travel ticket loan;
  • Free eye tests and vouchers;
  • Childcare vouchers;
  • Employee assistance;
  • Income protection insurance; and
  • Death in service benefits.

To Apply

Please send a Cover Letter along with a recent copy of your CV to recruitment@tep.uk.com

Your cover letter should include a summary (300 word max.) on your career to date, how you meet the Person Specification and your salary expectations.

Following review of all applicants, a short list of candidates will be contacted for interview.

Closing Date

Closing date for receipt of applications is midday Monday 8th April 2019.


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