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Economic & Community Infrastructure Commissioning

Strategic Commissioning Community Infrastructure

Charterhouse Centre, Nr Blagdon, Bristol


Mendip Hills AONB Project Development Officer

37 hours per week

Salary: £29,055 - £33,136 per annum


About us


The Mendip Hills AONB Unit conserves and enhances the nationally protected landscape of the Mendip Hills. We are a small team responsible for co-ordinating AONB project work across the 198sq km that lie within 5 local authority areas. There are currently approximately 30 organisations in the AONB Partnership who we help to coordinate including 5 partner local authorities, 28 Parish Councils, National Trust, Somerset Wildlife Trust, DEFRA, landowners, companies and voluntary organisations. The Mendip Hills AONB Unit is based at the Charterhouse Centre, near Blagdon, Bristol BS40 7XR


About the job


Are you motivated and creative with a passion for conserving and enhancing the Mendip Hills, one of the nationís protected landscapes? The Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership is seeking an officer to identify and initiate a range of projects that will assist delivery of the AONB Management Plan. Working as part of small team but within an extensive partnership, this permanent full-time post will be based at the AONB office, currently at Charterhouse Centre, employed by Somerset County Council as host authority to the AONB Partnership.


About you


With a degree in a related subject and significant relevant work experience, you will be innovative and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to advise, influence, and enthuse a variety of stakeholders. You will have demonstrable experience of securing project funding and managing a wide range of projects.


For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jim Hardcastle, Mendip Hills AONB Manager on 01761 462338 or jim@mendiphillsaonb.org.uk


Apply online here


Job ref no: APP00232/AMB


Closing date: 13 July 2018

Interviews: 1 August 2018 



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