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logo: National TrustProject Officer

£27,735 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 30/11/20)

Settle, North Yorkshire

Ref: IRC85622




The role is based in the Yorkshire Dales working with the Payments for Outcomes Team, at the National Trust Malham Tarn Estate office. There is also a hot-desking arrangement with project partner Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority at their Grassington office and part-time home working arrangements are negotiable.


What it's like to work here


Here in the Yorkshire Dales we look after some of the most dramatic upland limestone landscape in the country, with many of the distinctive landscape features for which the Dales are so admired. The Dales provides spiritual refreshment and inspiring activities for all. It is a place where people experience change and continuous adaptation, through the National Trustís management of its stunning landscapes for water, habitats, wildlife and historic environment in the face of an ever changing climate, for the enjoyment of current and future generations.


What you'll be doing


Working within the Payments for Outcomes Team, the role will be key in the delivery of this DEFRA funded Test for the new Environmental Land Management Scheme. This multi-disciplinary project will work with a range of stakeholders including farmers and partner organisations in the Yorkshire Dales and beyond. It will build on existing work to test a suite of outcome-based measures that can work together to deliver a wide range of public benefits as part of a whole farm approach, with the aspiration that the new scheme will improve ways of working with land managers and achieve the sustainable long-term management of the land for the benefit of the nation. The scope includes measures for priority habitats, soils, pollinators, natural flood management, archaeology, landscape features and access.


Who we're looking for


To be successful in this role you'll need to have/be;

  • Proactive and organised, youíve a proven track record in the natural or historical environment
  • Proven experience of coordinating projects on time and within budget and scope
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong customer focus, youíre brilliant at stakeholder engagement
  • Good attention to detail and a talent for multi-tasking
  • Good report writing and advanced IT skills (Microsoft Office)




Benefits include flexible working whenever possible plus free parking at most locations. Youíll be entitled to discounts in high street stores and cinemas, National Trust shops and NT cafes, and have free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18).


Your health and wellbeing is important to us and is supported through generous annual leave and the option to buy additional days (minimum contract length applies), a cycle to work scheme, subsidised health cash plan, a loan towards rental deposits and confidential access to a free support service 24 hours a day should you need it.


Your future financial health is helped by an employer matched - up to 10% of basic salary - contributory pension scheme and you can further your career with training and development tailored to you.


All of this and the opportunity to give something back to your community with up to 5 days of paid volunteering per year!


To find out more and apply for this role, please click here


Closing date: 18th October 2019 

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