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Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park

Regional Land Use Adviser

Salary: £32,067 – £38,601 (Band D) per annum

Working Hours: 37 hours per week (happy to talk flexible working)

Contract: 1 year fixed term (maternity cover)

Location: Balloch – with hybrid working model in place

Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful and scenic landscapes in the world?

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park covers over 720 square miles of Scotland’s finest countryside which welcomes over 4 million visitors each year. From the stunning sea lochs and rugged coastline through the majestic glens and breath taking Loch & Ben Lomond, Scotland’s first National Park truly is a magical place.

We are looking for an excellent Regional Land Use Adviser to join our high-performing Natural Heritage and Land Use Team. We lead the National Park Authority’s outcomes for designated sites, water bodies, woodlands, landscape quality, flood management, invasive species, peatlands, deer management and other associated areas of work to address the Climate Emergency and Biodiversity Crisis.

We’re looking for a specialist who understands land use and the value of effective partnerships to deliver more for nature, climate and people. You will play a key role in helping to develop a new Regional Land Use Partnership and supply land use advice across this stunning National Park

As well as excellent knowledge of land management and partnership development, you will be a strong communicator able to engage with and provide guidance to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. You will understand the interactions between rural business, communities and the natural environment and have a sound grasp of the policy environment. Working in collaboration with partner agencies, you will use your ability to analyse and interpret information, assess options and make decisions which will help us move towards social and environmental sustainability.

Degree qualified or equivalent in a related discipline, you’ll have a proven track record in achieving excellence in developing partnerships, managing projects, budgets, contracts and relationships and have excellent analytical, presentation, communication and organisational skills. You will understand how to advise and influence individuals and senior staff and instil confidence and trust for colleagues in your professional advice. You will be confident, credible and proactive when driving quality improvement and in forward planning to help align our work with our key corporate objectives.

If you want to grasp this opportunity to play a key role in contributing to an organisation which is focused on promoting, protecting and enhancing the National Park for the future, then please visit our website for more information and application forms.

The National Park Authority is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

For more information please click here to view the job description.

Closing date: 29 November 2021 at 9am.

Closing Date: 29/11/2021  Location: Balloch – with hybrid working model in place

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