Estates Project Officer (South and West)

The Land Trust

£28,000 - £30,000 depending on experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent [email protected]

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Sunday, 7th March 2021  

Permanent, Full Time 36 hours p/w, Home based
Salary £28,000 - £30,000 depending on experience

  • 25 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays. Increasing with service
  • A defined contributions pension plan with the Trust matching up to 6%.
  • Business travel costs will be reimbursed.
  • A number of Health and Wellbeing benefits including Flexi time, Employee Assistance Programme, Healthcare cash plan.

The Estates Project officer will report to the Estates Manager and work closely with managing partners, communities who live and work around our sites, residents on service charge sites and external stakeholders. Internally, working closely with Land Trust colleagues including the Fundraising and Communications teams to ensure sites are promoted and marketed effectively.

The main focus of the role is to ensure that our greenspace sites are managed to a high standard by delivering good and efficient contractor management and maximising the charitable impacts for local communities.

The key responsibilities of the role are to ensure that the partners/contractors who are responsible for the day to day management of our sites are delivering as efficiently as possible, also help to champion the impact well maintained open spaces have in the creation and development of sustainable communities and more generally will assist in promoting the Trust.

Ideally you will have;

  • Contract management experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Expertise in liaising with residents and the public
  • Experience of setting up and running landscape / countryside management contracts.
  • Confidence to manage competing priorities from a large number of sites under own initiative
  • High level of tact, diplomacy and confidentiality
  • IT literate with proven skills in using MS Office packages

Other relevant information;

  • The post will be Home Based, with frequent travel to other Land Trust sites.
  • Incudes working outside with some evening, weekend and bank holiday working.
  • You will be required to travel by car and public transport as necessary to fulfil the role effectively. Note some sites are remote and not accessible by public transport.
  • You will need to have a current valid driving licence.
  • The role may require a DBS check.


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Applicants should send a CV and covering letter to: [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Sunday 7th March 2021
Interviews will take place on Monday 15th March 2021

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