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Logo: Scottish Natural HeritageNatural & Cultural Heritage Fund Audit & Compliance Officer

18.5 hours a week

Fixed Term Appointment ending 30 June 2022

Starting salary £30,837 per annum

Location: Inverness preferred, but other SNH office locations will be considered

(Ref: 048-374)


Job Purpose Summary


This post will be part of SNH’s Structural Fund Projects team, which is delivering two major European Regional Development Fund projects – the Green Infrastructure Fund (GIF) and the Natural & Cultural Heritage Fund (NCHF).   The post will primarily be involved in the NCHF, but may at times be asked to support the GIF team.  


This is an exciting opportunity to help deliver a new fund which will support major tourism projects which promote the natural and cultural assets of the Highlands & Islands.  


Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has been appointed by Scottish Government as the Lead Partner for the new Natural & Cultural Heritage Fund (NCHF).  This is part of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Programme, which aims to increase economic activity and employment.  NCHF will support major capital infrastructure tourism projects such as visitor and cultural centres, as well as digital interpretation and campaigns.  


The purpose of this post is to support the successful delivery of the Fund, in particular ensuring compliance with agreed processes, assisting with the checking and processing of claims, carrying out audit checks and contributing to any internal, Scottish Government and EU audits of the Fund. 


Closing date: midnight 27 January 2019

Interviews: Friday 15 February 2019


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