Local Nature Partnership Projects Officer

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority

Brecon, Wales
£32,798 - £35,336 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Wednesday, 25th May 2022   5 days left

Local Nature Partnership Projects Officer (FTC)
National Park Headquarters, Brecon

About Us

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority protects the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of Brecon Beacons National Park.

We’re now looking for a Local Nature Partnership Projects Officer, to join us for a fixed-term contract until March 2023 on a full-time basis working 37 hours per week.

The Benefits

- Salary of £32,798 - £35,336 (Grade 9) per annum (pro rata)
- 22 days’ holiday per annum (pro rata) plus 8 public holidays and 2 extra statutory days
- Local government pension

The Role

As a Local Nature Partnerships Project Officer, you will lead the delivery, management and future development of Local Nature Partnership (LNP) funded projects. A key part of this role will be to support our Nature Recovery Action Plan; a future with Nature at its Heart.

Specifically, you will be responsible for leading the delivery of our ‘Brecon Beacons Wildflower Seed Harvesting Pilot Project’ including budgets, monitoring and reporting activities.

Working closely with Park colleagues and Local Nature Partners, you will be responsible for achieving the objectives for the project.

Additionally, you will:

- Work with Local Nature Partners to develop funding bids on behalf of the LNP
- Participate in press and social media activity to promote key nature recovery messages
- Work with the BBNPA Ecology Team to ensure a co-ordinated approach to Partner liaison
- Helping to raise further funding for additional nature recovery projects

About You

To be considered as a Local Nature Partnership Projects Officer, you will need:

- Experience of project management and grant reporting in an ecological/rural context
- Experience of working with project partners and stakeholders to implement programmes
- Experience of budget development
- Experience of producing successful grant funding bids for large-scale biodiversity projects
- A degree level qualification
- A full, valid driving licence

Ideally, you will have experience of commissioning small-scale contracts. Knowledge of the National Park area and its landscape management context would also be beneficial.

Experience in the use and application of GIS or a GIS-related system would be advantageous. Knowledge of habitats characteristic of the Brecon Beacons National Park would be desirable, as would knowledge of grassland habitats and restoration techniques.

Other organisations might call this position Partnerships Project Manager, Project Officer, Conservation Project Officer, Ecological Project Manager, or Conservation Project Manager

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