Can you help us to realise our vision for the Brecon Beacons to be ‘a rich and resilient landscape which helps communities to live prosperously and sustainably now and in the future’? The interconnected challenges of climate change, biodiversity loss and economic disadvantage have never been more acute and this role will be responsible for leading the Authority’s community development and sustainability agendas.
You will be a key part of the new corporate leadership team, charged with transforming the organisation to enable it to deliver more impactful outcomes to ensure that residents, businesses and visitors understand the value and importance of protecting and enhancing the special qualities and environment of the National Park for the wellbeing of current and future generations.
Alongside an appreciation of the unique culture and heritage of Wales, you will bring substantial direct experience of engaging with communities in sustainable development and environmental initiatives, together with experience of public engagement and visitor management. You will be able to balance strategic leadership and direction with effective operational management and you will have outstanding relationship management skills, together with a strong track record of partnership building and driving value for money. You will be able to lead and inspire a team and to foster joint working across boundaries. Politically astute, you will be able to navigate complex policy areas and also have a strong belief in the value of local democracy and accountability. The successful candidate must also have the ability to speak Welsh to Level 2 Foundation.
If you understand why the Brecon Beacons National Park is so special and want to help us ensure that it is used and cared for in ways that will maintain it for future generations, please do get in touch.
Applications are welcomed and accommodated for in either Welsh or English. We would be grateful if you could state in your application if you wish to conduct your interview and assessment in Welsh or English. An application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.
To apply and for further information, please click Apply.
The closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 29 March 2021.