Welsh Raised Bogs LIFE Project & Monitoring Officer

Type of job: 
full time
Closing date for applications: 
Sunday, 31 May, 2020
About the Job: 

 Location: Tregaron

• Grade & Salary: 5, £30,120 rising to £33,383 over three years
• Post number: 200626
• Type of contract: Fixed term appointment for 12 months
• Work pattern: Full time
 
Closing date: 31 May 2020
 
Benefits: Civil Service pension, 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days over 5 years, flexible working options, occupational health including counselling and advisory services and eye care, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice schemes.
Role Purpose
As a member of the Welsh Raised Bogs (WRB) LIFE project team, you will develop and deliver the ambitious programme  of practical site restoration, monitoring and stakeholder engagement work on 4 of the 7 Raised Bog SAC sites that are part of the project. You will draw up specifications for practical works and supervise contractors to deliver the ambitious programme
This is an excellent opportunity for people wishing to further their career in biodiversity conservation and land management.
Together with other project team members, you will support the Team Leader in ensuring delivery of the project objectives and targets and in reporting progress according to agreed milestones. 
You will ensure good governance of the project, including adherence to NRW’s procurement and wellbeing, health and safety practices.
Qualifications and Skills
• Knowledge of peatland site conservation and management, including experience of the application of management techniques and the management of contractors.  (Essential)
• Terrestrial habitat data collection, analysis and presentation of results including the ability to write clear, concise reports and the use of GIS to analyse and collate data. (Essential)
• Excellent team working and communication skills and the ability to represent the LIFE project to a variety of audiences including agricultural managers.
• The ability to undertake physically demanding field work in a variety of weather conditions and terrains. Where necessary/appropriate this includes lone working. (Essential)
• The ability to currently and legally drive a car in the UK. (Essential)
• Protected species survey and mitigation (Desirable)
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