South Derbyshire District Council

South Derbyshire District Council

Project Officer

Up to £29,636 Per Annum Pro- rata

30 hours per week

Fixed Term- 12 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 have detailed knowledge of procurement procedures and the know-how to ensure compliance with all relevant legislative and technical requirements.

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.

This post is initially offered as a 12-month fixed term contract to complete the project.

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.

Closing date: 5 April 2020

Provisional interview date: To be confirmed

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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