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National Trust

Land Outdoors & Nature Project Manager

Location: Marsden Moor / Hardcastle Crags, West Yorkshire, HX7 7AP

Contract Type: 2 Year fixed term contract

Reference/IRC: IRC107372

Closing Date: 26 September 2021

Salary: £33,000 per annum

Exciting times ahead working together delivering Natural Flood Management (NFM) and woodland creation at a landscape scale? The National Trust West Yorkshire portfolio has a wide range of projects underway and under development – the most complex is the Landscapes for Water project which is an ambitious project between the National Trust, Woodland Trust and Yorkshire Water. Together we have provisionally identified c700ha of new woodland mainly focused in cloughs with many thousand leaky dams. We need a great Project Manager who knows about land and nature to move us forward and help our partnership deliver landscape scale change to mitigate climate change and the biodiversity crisis.

This is a 2 year fixed term contract. Final salary offered will depend on experience. Who knows where this may lead . . . . .

Please apply by attaching your CV and cover letter outlining why you are applying and suitability for the role.

Interview Date: 30 September 2021

For more information please contact Rosie Holdsworth on 07747230110 or Craig Best on 07721762095.

As a self-motivated, experienced project manager you’ll know how to deliver a project/programme effectively on time. You’ll have:

  • Project management expertise, lifting plans off the page, developing an innovative programme of activity and helping to turn it into reality
  • The ability to turn complex ideas into simple plans
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence and negotiate
  • The ability to engage, motivate and mobilise resource seamlessly across partner organisations to support the programme
  • Experience of working with external stakeholders and co-ordinating activities across multiple organisations
  • A creative approach, with the ability to drive improvement and change you will be able to think laterally and seize opportunities
  • An excellent organiser with good planning skills and the ability to manage conflicting demands
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to develop robust, coherent and successful funding bids
  • Experience of landscape-scale conservation and/or land management will be essential

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Closing Date: 26/09/2021  Location: Marsden Moor / Hardcastle Crags, West Yorkshire, HX7 7AP

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