Senior Project Officer


Clandeboye Estate, Bangor, N.Ireland
£19,500 - £21,500 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: food, farming & horticulture, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Friday, 24th May 2019   2 days left

The Conservation Volunteers – The Community Volunteering Charity

Every day TCV works across the UK to create healthier and happier communities for everyone - communities where our activities have a lasting impact on people’s health, prospects and outdoor places.

About the role:

The Senior Project Officer role is based at TCV’s Tree Nursery, Clandeboye Estate, Bangor, working with a team of staff and volunteers to grow native trees from seed. You will have a development responsibility to promote opportunities N. Ireland wide to connect a greater number of people to support the protection of and increase the volume of local provenance trees grown from seed. Key to achieving this will be the successful management of resources and budgets to fulfil orders and building external relationships, which contribute to Local Operational plans and towards the achievement of the TCV’s Strategic Plan. This post is part funded by the European Social Fund.

You will work in a small team to continue to increase the volume of native trees grown from seed and to build a network of key partners to promote the protection of native trees. You must have significant experience of; working in Production Horticulture including growing trees from seed, working with a team of staff and volunteers, planning and implementing practical projects to seasonal targets, and cross sector partnership working.

* A full driving licence is required as the post holder has use of a company vehicle.

* This post is subject to an enhanced CRC check/a CRC check.

A bit more about us:

We recognise that each community and the people living there have different needs. Whether improving wellbeing, conserving a well-loved outdoor space or bringing people together to promote social cohesion and combat loneliness, TCV works together with communities to deliver practical solutions to the real life challenges they face.

For over 50 years we have adapted our work with volunteers to reflect the changing needs of communities in the UK and, by giving people a sense of purpose and belonging, we have empowered them to take control of their lives and outdoor spaces for the benefit of all.

Whilst our activities vary, our inclusive approach has remained consistent; bringing people and places together to create happy, healthy and connected communities for everyone.

For further information and to apply, please visit Alternatively, email or call 01302 388878.

Join in, Feel good.

Closing date for completed applications: 24th May 2019

Interview date: Tuesday 4th June at: Beech House, 159 Ravenhill Road, Belfast

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