Farming in Protected Landscapes: Farming Engagement Officer x2

Cotswolds Conservation Board

£27,711 pa pro-rata

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: food, farming & horticulture, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 14th June 2021   1 day left

Farming in Protected Landscapes: Farming Engagement Officer - Cotswolds (two roles)
Between 2 to 4 days per week (to suit preferred candidates)
Fixed term contract to 31st March 2024.

We are looking for two people to join the Cotswolds National Landscape team to support the delivery of the Farming in Protected Landscapes (FiPL) programme. Created by Defra, and managed by AONB and National Park teams across the country. FiPL will help farmers, land managers and others to deliver work on the farmed landscape under the themes of climate, nature, people and place. You’ll provide advice and guidance to potential grant applicants and support an assessment panel, who will judge applications. Ideally, you’ll be qualified to at least degree level and have experience of working with a broad range of external stakeholders, in particular farmers and land managers. Familiarity with current agri-environment schemes would be an advantage. The roles will be based at Northleach, with flexibility for home working some of the week. The role will include travel throughout the Cotswolds.

Deadline for applications: Monday 14 June, 12 noon
Interviews will take place during week commencing Monday 21 June (via Zoom)

If you would like to discuss this opportunity please contact Mark Connelly, Land Management Lead – [email protected]

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