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Do you have the passion, drive, experience and enthusiasm to deliver a new, innovative five-year scheme comprising 20 ambitious projects? We're looking for a Landscape Partnership Scheme manager.
The Cranborne Chase and Chalke Valley Landscape Partnership has been awarded £1.68m from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Together with partner match funding, this £2.7m scheme aims to enhance the natural, historic and cultural heritage of this stunning, historic landscape through encouraging widespread community engagement and involvement.
Your team will comprise a Countryside Ranger/Volunteer co-ordinator (FT), a Heritage and Community Engagement Officer (FT), a Communications Officer (PT), a Support Officer (PT). To view the Landscape Conservation Action Plan and projects click here: http://www.ccwwdaonb.org.uk/landscape-conservation-action-plan/
You will oversee and co-ordinate the strategic direction of the Landscape Partnership Scheme acting as the figurehead and ensuring collaborative working and communications amongst all partners and stakeholders. Working to the Cranborne Chase AONB Director, you will prepare and present regular reports to the Landscape Partnership Board and be responsible for accurate and timely grant claims to the Heritage Fund. You will oversee the smooth running and operation of specific Project Working groups and the Community Stakeholders Group.
You’ll be a self-motivated people-person, an organised, respected team leader with a record of managing large, composite budgets. You’ll manage the team of four, be responsible for a budget of £2.7m, encourage and enable ongoing collaborative working with a multitude of partners and track delivery of a wide range of critical outcomes. You’ll also play a vital role in ensuring the scheme has a lasting legacy on the ground.
You’ll lead on implementation and delivery of the major ‘Champions of the Past’ project, inspiring volunteers to discover more about, and become involved in, conserving the unique historic heritage of the area. You will be passionate about landscape, heritage, and the natural world and have the instinctive ability to inspire and enthuse others. You’ll have a ‘can-do’ attitude and excel at inspiring and motivating partners, colleagues and volunteers. With a substantial and proven track record of successfully managing a team to deliver many complex projects on time and to budget, you’ll also have the ambition and ability to seek out and secure additional funding.
You’ll have a minimum of 3 years proven experience of successful management of a National Lottery Heritage Fund, or other similar large grant aided, programme of work and have in depth knowledge of the natural, historic or cultural environment.
Fixed term contract until 30/06/2024
Salary: £32,029 - £33,799
Base: Near Tollard Royal, Wiltshire
Closing date: 11pm 15/09/19