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North Wales Moorland Partnership

Services required for moorland project

The Partneriaeth Rhostir Gogledd Cymru / North Wales Moorland Partnership is a community interest company incorporated in March 2019 for the benefit of moorland and associated communities.

The Partnership has been awarded a £700,000 grant by the European Union via the Welsh Government's Sustainable Management Scheme for a collaborative project based in North Wales.

The project runs until June 2023 and aims to build on current understanding to:

  • underpin and plan effective management techniques for the benefit of the species that depend on the moorland
  • increase the habitat's resilience to changes in climate
  • develop understanding of natural capital and the ecosystem services provided.

The Partnership are seeking help with the following:

Administration of the project to include:

  • Submitting invoices for payment and claims for funding
  • Overseeing tendering processes with Partnership's Contact
  • Overseeing project timeframes with Partnership's Contact
  • Communicating with Welsh Government

Experience of administrating other SMS schemes an advantage.

Contract management including tendering and monitoring works. Examples of contracted work:

  • Habitat and species surveys
  • Hydrological surveys
  • Grazing analysis
  • Heather cutting/burning
  • Tree felling
  • Bracken bruising
  • Grip blocking
  • Pond creation

Ability to write job specifications for contractors and knowledge of SSSI management an advantage.

Communicating and collaborating with stakeholders and projects of interest. Examples include:

  • Natural Resources Wales
  • Other moorland projects
  • Game keepers
  • Graziers

Undertaking an audit for the prevention and control of wildfires, to include:

  • Fuel loads
  • Access to moors
  • Water availability
  • Fire plans
  • Equipment
  • Skills and experience
  • Persons with interest

    A North Wales Wildfire Prevention and Control Network has been set-up with interested parties able to offer some guidance and support.

    Evaluation of the project, evaluators will need to be independent of the project itself.

    If you have an interest, please submit a quote for your time on an hourly/day basis and any additional costs stating which part/s of the project you have an interest in. Quotes should be submitted to the Partnership's contact Emma Story on emmastory@rhug.co.uk who is available to discuss the project further on 01490 413 000 option 5.

    Closing Date: 22/10/2021  Location: North Wales

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