Closing date: Sunday, 21st August 2022 1 day left
Note: The deadline for this role has been extended.
About the role
The starting salary for this role is £32,173 per annum for working 36 hours per week. This position is offered as a 24-month fixed-term contract or secondment opportunity.
This role is part of the Surrey Hills National Landscape team, hosted by Surrey County Council and working flexibly out of the National Trust Surrey Hills Estate Office at Box Hill (RH5 6DG) and an office location in South West Surrey. The role will support the delivery of the Farming in Protected Landscapes (FiPL) programme across the Surrey Hills and support the Heathland Connections programme as part of the emerging Local Nature Recovery Strategy (LNRS) for Surrey.
We are looking for a motivated individual with the confidence to engage with farmers and land managers, both individually and collaboratively. You will provide advice, support and facilitation to deliver projects under the FiPL programme themes of climate, nature, people and place. You will be an organised and enthusiastic person with an understanding of farming and land management issues relevant to the Surrey Hills and the ability to work in partnership with a wide range of individuals and organisations. Under the guidance of the Surrey Hills Programme Manager, you will be the first point of contact for the FiPL programme and will assist with providing monitoring and feedback on the progress of the scheme to Defra.
You should be educated to at least HND level and have the confidence to work with farmers and land managers. You should have knowledge of conservation/land management and of countryside access, and familiarity with current agri-environment schemes.
Occasional evening and weekend work may be required. Applicants should be able to travel to places not available on public transport as the post holder will be required to visit sites across the Surrey Hills and wider area.
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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 21/08/2022 with interviews to follow.
For an informal discussion please contact Sarah Thiele by e-mail at [email protected].
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
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and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.