Chalk, Cherries and Chairs Project Manager

Chilterns Conservation Board

Chinnor, South Oxfordshire
£38,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 30th November 2020   6 days left

Chalk, Cherries and Chairs Landscape Partnership Scheme
Project Manager
Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Job Advert

Employer: Chilterns Conservation Board (CCB), The Lodge, 90 Station Road, Chinnor, OX39 4HA
Post location:The post will be based at the CCB’s offices in Chinnor, South Oxfordshire. Some remote home working may be required, dependent on Covid restrictions.
Salary: £38,000
Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Fixed term contract to 31.3.2024.
Closing date: 30th November 9am
Interview date: Monday 8th December 2020

We are looking for a capable and experienced Project Manager to lead the delivery of this £2.8m landscape partnership project designed to encourage people to appreciate, enjoy and take action for the precious chalk landscape, and deliver practical conservation action at a landscape scale.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator with a passion for engaging people with natural and cultural heritage, and a strong track record in leading projects and managing a team of internal staff and partners. They will be capable of leading and developing partnerships and managing relationships with a wide range of stakeholders to leave a lasting legacy.

Chalk, Cherries and Chairs is a suite of projects grouped in three key themes: Wildlife, History and Community. These projects have been designed to address the real and pressing issues facing the Chilterns, including habitat fragmentation, lack of awareness and appreciation of heritage, and the disconnect between urban communities and the surrounding countryside.

Now into its second year, the Project is starting to have a real impact through a wide range of activity from habitat restoration, wildlife survey, historical research, archaeological investigation to events and activities which celebrate the heritage of the area.

You can read more about the project here:

The Project Manager will be employed by Chilterns Conservation Board. The CCB offers 26 days annual leave plus 8 public holidays, a contributory pension scheme (Bucks County Council Local Government Pension Scheme) and expenses at 45p/mile mileage rate.

Click here to download the job pack, including job description, person specification and application form.

Completed application forms should be emailed to: [email protected] by 9am, 30th November.

For more details or an informal discussion, please contact Kath Daly: [email protected] to arrange a call.

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