Location: RSPB Scotland HQ – Edinburgh
Salary: £33,600.00 - £37,275.00 Per Annum
Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance, 26 days Annual Leave
Contract Duration: Until March 2026
A fantastic opportunity to act as our Peatland Action Programme Manager to drive forward our ambitious programme of peatland restoration in Scotland. The RSPB is one of the leading undertakers of peatland restoration in Scotland, and this role will help develop our longer-term ambitions to deliver restoration at scale in line with Scottish Government targets. This post is a fixed term to March 2026.
What's the role about?
ScotGov has a budget of £250M for peatland restoration in Scotland to 2030 and a target for restoration of 20,000 hectares per annum. RSPB is working with NatureScot who manage the Peatland Action Fund to undertake delivery of restoration at scale. Your role will be to ensure that this opportunity is maximised and that it is undertaken in a consistent and coherent fashion.
Essential skills, knowledge and experience:
Desirable skills, knowledge and experience:
This is a Fixed-Term / Full-Time role for 37.5 hours per week, until the end of March 2026.
The RSPB reserves the right to extend or make this role permanent without further advertising dependent on business needs at the end of the contract term.
Closing date: 23:59, Wednesday 17th August 2022
We are looking to conduct interviews for this position from 29th August 2022.
This role will require completion of a PVG in addition to the standard pre-employment checks. The RSPB is an equal opportunities employer. This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
To complete your online application, please CLICK HERE.
Closing Date: 17/08/2022 Location: RSPB Scotland HQ – Edinburgh