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Farming Support Officer

Dartmoor

As part of our small project team, you will build on the established links with the farming community to help shape and deliver a varied programme of relevant and targeted work.

Posted: 7th November 2022

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Planning Enforcement Officer

Exmoor

Experience a varied role and a diverse range of buildings and projects in the National Park and play a key role in enhancing its natural and built environment

Posted: 23rd November 2022

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Planning Officer

Exmoor

Join our team to help deliver an effective planning service which seeks to conserve and enhance the natural and built environment of the National Park.

Posted: 23rd November 2022

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LDNPP Chair

Lake District

We’re seeking a dynamic senior leader, able to command the respect of all the key sectors working in the Lake District National Park and to chair the Lake District National Park Partnership.

This is an exciting, challenging and rewarding position; you will be joining us at a pivotal point in the early phases of delivery of the Partnership Plan.

Posted: 1st December 2022

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ICT Support Technician

Lake District

The ICT service is looking for an ICT Support Technician to offer technical support to our staff and members. You'll have good technical knowledge and experience on a variety of systems including Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft 365, Windows 10 and networks.

Posted: 3rd November 2022

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Project Officer (Coast to Coast) (Part-Time, FTC)

North York Moors

Project Officer (Coast to Coast)
Helmsley, North Yorkshire

The Coast to Coast is one of the most iconic and famous long-distance walks in the world. Now, as it becomes a National Trail, there is a brilliant opportunity for a Project Officer to bring our section of the Coast to Coast up to the quality standards required of a National Trail. This is a fixed-term, part time role, working 30 hours per week.

The Benefits

- A salary of £25,962 - £28,711 (£32,020 - £35,411 FTE)
- 24 days’ holiday pro rata plus Bank Holidays
- Work within one of the UK’s most stunning landscapes
- Great training opportunities

You will need to have countryside and path-based contract management experience plus a good record of managing budgets to go with your strong grasp of rights of way and access legislation. All of this will help us deliver a fantastic experience for users along the North York Moors section of the Coast to Coast.

The role is a rare chance to work in some of the UK’s most stunning natural scenery and you will enhance access to this landscape, promoting opportunities for improving health and wellbeing.

So, if you are passionate about walking, protecting the landscape, and have been looking for a unique project to engage with, this is the once in a lifetime opportunity you have been waiting for!

The Role

As the Coast to Coast Project Officer, you will oversee the delivery of our Coast to Coast path management programme, ensuring completion meets legal standards and falls within budget and timeframe.

Specifically, you will draw up contracts and tenders, develop specifications, commission work and support any necessary legal work required for implementation.

As you monitor project progress, financial spending, and the delivery of the Wider Benefits work, you will produce corresponding reports for key stakeholders, including Natural England.

Additionally, you will:

- Record the path using the National Parks Rights of Way Management System
- Manage consultants
- Produce rights of way agreements with landowners and farmers

About You

To be considered as the Coast to Coast Project Officer, you will need:

- Experience of rights of way and access project management
- Experience of contract management
- Experience of managing budgets within a defined budget and delivering projects on time
- Knowledge of H&S Legislation, including site risk assessments and working procedures
- Knowledge of legislation affecting access and public Rights of Way
- Competence in financial management & following applicable Financial Regulations
- Effective management skills including overseeing staff, volunteers, and contractors
- A full, valid driving licence
- A degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject

Other organisations may call this role Rights of Way and Access Project Officer, Contract Management Officer, Path-Based Contract Management Officer, or Project Officer.

Webrecruit and North York Moors National Park Authority are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you can help people access the beauty of our National Park as the Coast to Coast Project Officer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Posted: 28th November 2022

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