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Logo: South Derbyshire District CouncilProject Officer

Up to 23,558 per annum

Part time 30 hours per week

Fixed Term 15 months


Rosliston Forestry Centre is a hidden gem in the heart of The National Forest, offering everything you could need for a great day out.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to help ensure this much loved tourist attraction, which offers the perfect playground to visitors of all ages, continues to move from strength to strength.


South Derbyshire District Council and the Forestry Commission, as joint owners of the 62 hectare site, are looking for an experienced Project Officer to develop future management arrangements.


With a proven track record in managing and delivering projects, you will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to motivate and influence partners and colleagues. 


You should also have the know-how to ensure compliance with all relevant legislative and technical requirements, as well as detailed knowledge of procurement procedures.


If you think you have what it takes to realise the ambitions of this family haven, comprising of a visitor centre and woodland area hosting a wide variety of features, facilities, activities and events, we want to hear from you.


Our fast-paced and supportive environment will offer lots of benefits - a competitive salary, flexible working arrangements, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and a platform to prove your skills, experience and ability.


For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Malcolm Roseburgh Cultural Services Manager on 01283 595774.


The full details and guidelines are available here. To apply complete the online application form. Should you have any difficulties accessing this, please contact HR on 01283 595789.


Closing date:  Wednesday December 5th 2018

Provisional interview date: Monday December 17 2018


We are looking for applicants committed to equal opportunities, diversity and good customer care to ensure our customers receive an excellent service.



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