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Landscape Development Manager

Dartmoor

This is an exciting opportunity to coordinate and manage the Walkham Valley Landscape Recovery (WVLR) scheme and to provide wider support to the farming community through the Dartmoor Hill Farm Project.

Posted: 23rd May 2024

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Walkham Land Management Advisor

Dartmoor

We are looking for someone prepared to immerse themselves in the Walkham Valley landscape, build positive, trusted and lasting relationships with the communities that live within the catchment and develop an ecological understanding that will inform and help drive the long-term future of this treasured part of Dartmoor.

Posted: 23rd May 2024

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Performance Management Officer

North York Moors

Performance Management Officer
Home based / NYMNPA & YDNPA HQ Helmsley/Bainbridge

The North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Park Authorities look after and promote two of the most beautiful parts of the British Isles. Filled with breath-taking scenery, magnificent wildlife and picture book villages, our National Parks boast some of the most diverse and cherished landscapes in the UK.

We are now seeking a Performance Management Officer to join a team working across the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Park Authorities on a full-time, permanent basis.

This is an exciting opportunity to provide outstanding support to our organisations in the management of two of the UK’s National Parks. We’re looking for someone who can manage, collate and present both corporate and environmental outcomes data efficiently, accurately and in an easily understandable way. All English National Parks are moving to provide more consistent reporting arrangements to help implement the national 25 Year Environment Plan, and this role will be at the forefront of driving these changes.

You’ll have the chance to develop your career and hone your skillset, as well as undertaking great training and professional development whilst benefitting from hybrid working arrangements.

The National Park teams are based in Helmsley and Bainbridge, North Yorkshire and the expectation is that the postholder will spend at least one day a week at both locations with the remainder of the week being home-based.

So, if you want to play a vital supporting role in the management of both the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Park Authorities, then apply today.

The benefits

- Salary - Grade D (£31,586 to £34,314) for a 37-hour week
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- 26 days’ annual leave rising annually by one day to 31 days after five years’ service, plus public holidays (pro-rata for part time hours)
- Hybrid working options
- Flexitime

The role

As a Performance Management Officer, you will help enhance performance across two National Park Authorities by analysing appropriate performance management and environmental data.

You will use the technology available and work efficiently to integrate, simplify and develop better performance management and reporting processes to improve delivery of National Park purposes. Collating data to provide to the Government and the wider public, you will be responsible for the collection, maintenance and presentation of effective performance information.

Additionally, you will:

- Support the regular reporting and monitoring of corporate performance for the two National Parks
- Develop and enhance the management of data to support implementation and review of National Park Management Plans
- Share learning and best practice on performance monitoring and reporting

About you

To be considered as a Performance Management Officer, you will need:

- Experience of sourcing and interpreting large volumes of data and turning data into high-quality, accessible performance information
- Experience of presenting reports and data to an audience
- Excellent report writing skills
- Organisational skills
- A full, valid driving licence

Applications must be completed by midnight on Sunday 28 June 2024
Interviews are to be held on Friday 2 August

Other organisations may call this role Performance Analysis Officer, Performance Officer, Analysis Officer, BA, Business Analyst Officer, BA Officer, or Business Analysis Officer.

Webrecruit and the 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’re looking for a new role where you can make an impact as a Performance Management 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 May 2024

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Project Officer - Ecology and Land Management (Linking Levisham)

North York Moors

Project Officer (Ecology and Land Management) – Linking Levisham.
Pickering or Helmsley, North Yorkshire (fixed term contract to 31 March 2026 with potential for extension).

The North York Moors National Park Authority looks after and promotes one of the most phenomenal parts of the British Isles. Filled with breath-taking scenery, magnificent wildlife, picture book villages and a dramatic coastline, the North York Moors boasts some of the most diverse landscapes in the UK.

Linking Levisham is an ambitious, multi-partner Landscape Recovery Project at the heart of the North York Moors National Park. It will showcase landscape recovery in the spectacular, working North York Moors landscape, balancing nature recovery, farming and archaeological and geological interests for diverse audiences to experience.

We are now seeking a Project Officer to join our team on a full-time, working 37 hours per week.

The Benefits

- Salary of £31,586 - £34,314 per annum
- Up to 30 days’ annual leave, plus public holidays
- Local Government Pension Scheme

This is an incredible opportunity for an ecology or environmental land management professional to join our committed organisation.

You’ll have the chance to support our ambitious landscape recovery project, nestled in the heart of the breathtaking North York Moors National Park, playing a vital role in enhancing nature recovery and climate resilience.

So, if you want to join a team dedicated to leaving a positive lasting impact on both the environment and local communities, we want to hear from you!

The Role

As a Project Officer, you will deliver key ecology and land management components of our Linking Levisham Project.

Co-ordinating the collection and analysis of ecological and land management data, you will create a detailed baseline of the project area.

You will also work with the Engagement Project Officer on specialist farmer and land manager engagement and develop a Citizen Science Programme.

Additionally, you will:

- Commission and co-ordinate feasibility studies
- Lead the development of the project’s adaptive land management plans
- Co-ordinate the development of the project’s adaptive monitoring and evaluation plan

About You

To be considered as a Project Officer, you will need:

- Experience of ecology and/or environmental land management
- Experience of delivery and contract supervision of ecological and/or environmental fieldwork and operations
- Knowledge of the statutory basis for environmental management
- A full, valid driving licence

The closing date for this role is midnight on Monday 24 June 2024

Other organisations may call this role Project Development Officer, Conservation Project Officer, Project Co-ordinator, Project Operations Officer, Project Delivery Officer, National Park Project Officer, or Project Assistant.

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’re ready to step into an impactful role as a 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: 4th June 2024

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Countryside Worker Apprentice

North York Moors

Countryside Worker Apprentice (based at Helmsley)

North York Moors National Park and the North Yorkshire Moors Railway are working together to offer fantastic apprenticeship opportunities thanks to the National Heritage Lottery Fund.

This apprenticeship programme is one of only 6 apprenticeships nationwide to be nominated for special recognition as part of the King’s coronation for its contribution to providing the ‘green’ skills the country needs in the future.

This is a great chance for you to develop practical countryside skills, working as part of a team, alongside the railway and in the rest of the National Park. You will need to:

• enjoy working outside (in all weathers);
• have the ability to learn practical skills;
• want to do a Countryside Worker L2 Apprenticeship
• enjoy working outside and want to learn practical skills
• be really interested in countryside issues and want to help with the work of the NYMR and the National Park.

The apprenticeship is for an initial period of 2 years, and you’ll be working alongside our experienced staff who are looking forward to sharing their skills with you. If you think that you fit the bill, we’d love to hear from you.

You will be paid a training allowance of £12,347 per annum, plus an annual apprentice supplement of £1,440 and travel allowance of £360 (first year only). Your pay will increase to the minimum wage for your age group as you go into year two. We’ll also be spending money on your training to make sure that you have a great set of skills to set you up for your future career.

Closing date: midnight on Sunday 7 July 2024

Interviews are expected to take place on Monday 22 July 2024.

Posted: 10th June 2024

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