London, Greater London
£23,000 - £25,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

This is an exciting time to join the PCF as we are working to enable thriving family farms and empower rural communities, who are encouraged and recognised for their role in creating a sustainable future for the countryside and our whole nation.

The Programme Officer will be responsible for the successful delivery of the charity’s activity supporting family farm businesses through the agricultural transition with a particular focus on new environmental policies, rebuilding our natural capital, supporting new entrants into agriculture and working with our network of farm support groups. The role of the Programme Officer will play a pivotal part in our current expansion of this area of activity.

About the candidate

The PCF is looking for a motivated, highly capable individual willing to take initiative and drive forward this new area of the PCF’s work. The successful candidate will be highly organised and an excellent communicator who is able to work with different types of people including farm businesses, sponsors and government. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to deliver against a project plan- meeting deadlines, and monitoring progress; have experience of project administration, stakeholder engagement, research and events organisation. 

The successful candidate will be as passionate about the British countryside as we are, and agricultural or environmental knowledge would be desirable. While the PCF office is based in central London, the role will include travel around the UK to visit projects and stakeholders with scope for some home working.

Closing date: 4 October 2021. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and we may appoint before the closing date.

Posted on: 16 September 2021
Closed date: 04 October 2021
Job ref: Project Officer
Tags: Policy/Research, Project Management

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