Edinburgh
£29,507 - £31,966 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

We need an experienced Senior Project Manager to deliver a groundbreaking project which will achieve 100% favourable status of Natura 2000 European protected areas (Special Areas of Conservation and Special Protection Areas) on RSPB reserves across Scotland.

Senior Project Manager - LIFE 100% Favourable
Reference number: A5930220
Location: Edinburgh 
Salary starting at: £29,507 to £31,966 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Fixed Term until July 2024

This exciting project, involves 11 conservation management sub projects across 15 natura sites and 23 natura features ranging from the saltmarshes of the Cromarty and Solway to the montane willow scrub of the Cairngorms.

Do you have the organisation, communication and influencing skills to make this complex national project runs like clockwork? Can you pre-empt the risks that are involved and fulfill a solution and outcome focussed team player role? If so you will have an important part to play in protecting our internationally important oakwoods, dunes, machair, pinewoods, fens and improving the conservation status of breeding Chough, Ringed Plover and Capercaillie and wintering populations of White-fronted Goose, Barnacle Goose and Bar-tailed Godwit.

You will also help facilitate outreach, media and training events to spread good conservation land management practice beyond reserves into Natura 2000 sites in the wider priority landscapes in which they sit, with the opportunity to extend this influence into other European countries.

You will also play a key part in raising awareness of the conservation need of these international natural treasures amongst policy makers through an end of project conference.

Closing date: 27 March 2020
Interview date: 6 April 2020

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button to be directed to our website where you can download the role profile and application details.

Our job information pack and accompanying role profile on our website, tells you all about the key result areas and the skills and experience needed for the role. Please make sure you include reference number A5930220 on your application.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

No agencies please.  

Posted on: 09 March 2020
Closed date: 30 March 2020
Job ref: 155593_RB
Tags: Management, Project Management