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Borders College

Rural Skills Development and Partnership Manager

Full-time, Permanent

35 Hours per week

£50,031 per annum (Subject to Job Evaluation)

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Rural Skills Development and Partnership Manager to join our passionate and innovative team at our Newtown St Boswells campus.

You will be responsible for providing management and leadership of a curriculum portfolio to ensure the curriculum meets the needs of regional and national requirements.

You will be part of a team which provides advice, support and training directly to farmers, landowners and managers on nature conservation and sustainable land management practices and opportunities.

For this high-profile role, we are seeking an outstanding individual with proven relevant experience. You will have a sound understanding of rural issues and education within agriculture, wildlife conservation and land management sectors across the South of Scotland.

Strong communication skills are essential to engage different audiences and partners both regionally and nationally.

Borders College is recognised as ‘A Great Place to Work’ certified employer. We offer a range of employee benefits including the opportunities for Continuous Professional Development, 45 days annual leave, generous occupational sick pay, access to an occupational health service, local government pension scheme and many more.

The Job Description and Person Specification are available on the college website along with the application form.

Applications will only be accepted by email, if this is an issue please contact

Closing date for all applications is Monday 6th December 2021

Closing Date: 06/12/2021  Location: Newtown St Boswells

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