Partnership Officer

White Cliffs Countryside Partnership

Dover, Kent
£29,192 - £33,569 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental education

Closing date: Sunday, 29th May 2022  

The White Cliffs Countryside Partnership (WCCP) was created to care for the special landscapes and wildlife of the Dover and Folkestone and Hythe Districts, and to help people enjoy them.

This is an excellent opportunity for an outgoing, enthusiastic and committed countryside professional to lead on the delivery of our management agreement at Fort Burgoyne, Dover, and other sites across the two districts. As an experienced project manager, you will ensure that the Conservation Management Plan and associated documents are delivered within agreed timescales and budgets, procuring and managing contractors and consultants as necessary, to ensure sites are maintained and improved for biodiversity and public access. Working with the Fort Burgoyne team and wider WCCP colleagues, you will work with stakeholders to develop projects and funding bids that will benefit the work of WCCP and its partners.

Essential Requirements:

  • Substantial experience of habitat management
  • Experience of writing, delivering and reviewing Conservation Management Plans
  • Experience of developing and delivering community engagement projects
  • Experience of preparing tender documents and managing contactors
  • Demonstrable experience of building successful partnerships
  • Experience of working with landowners to deliver benefits for wildlife
  • Experience of budget management and producing financial reports
  • Good knowledge of wildlife and other land-based legislation
  • Knowledge of relevant grant funding streams
  • Degree or equivalent in a related subject or substantial relevant experience

This post requires you to have a full driving license and own transport.

Due to the nature of the role, this post requires an enhanced DBS check.

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For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Richard Haynes on 07775 928226 or email [email protected]

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