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Project Officer - South Devon AONB

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location   England (South West) - UK
Town/City   Totnes, Devon
Salary   £30,153 - £33,437 (Level 5 - IMPACT Band B)
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Mid Level
Deadline   25/06/2017
Company Name   South Hams District Council
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Website   Further Details / Applications
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Be part of the team working to keep South Devon naturally beautiful.

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic individual to work with us and ensure that this nationally protected landscape thrives as a special place to live, work and enjoy.

As well as being enthusiastic about our core purpose - to conserve and enhance the natural beauty of South Devon - you will have: hands-on experience of project development and project management relevant to protected landscapes; experience of working with partners and stakeholders; and a good understanding of policy and legislation relevant to protected landscape management. You will have excellent communication skills, a keen team-working and partnership approach, an entrepreneurial outlook and the ability to work under your own initiative.

You will work with colleagues and partners to build and manage an effective and flexible project programme which meets the aims and objectives of the AONB management plan, on time and to budget.

You will have the opportunity to work with the area's communities and stakeholders to help shape the future of this nationally important landscape through the production of our next five year management plan.

South Devon is one of the longest designated AONBs in the UK with spectacular coastline, estuaries, countryside and rural settlements. Now is your opportunity to make a difference within this unique, diverse and treasured landscape.

Icon for pdf IMPACT Framework [324.71Kb]

The IMPACT Behavioural framework has been developed to support South Hams District and West Devon Borough Councils' ambitions for their workforce.

The framework aims to enhance both individual and organisational performance and will be applied in recruitment, performance management and career progression. It defines the behaviours that all colleagues across both councils are expected to consistently demonstrate at work.

For further information or an informal chat about the role, please contact South Devon AONB Manager, Roger English on 01803 861384 or roger.english@southdevonaonb.org.uk

Assessments are likely to take place on 10 July 2017

To apply for a role please send a CV and Icon for pdf Supporting Statement [480.26Kb]   to jobs@swdevon.gov.uk.

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