Natural England works to ensure that the natural environment is conserved, enhanced and managed for the benefit of present and future generations, thereby contributing to sustainable development.
Land Management advisers work alongside farmers and other land managers to help deliver a range of benefits - for wildlife, the landscape and historic environment, natural resources and people’s enjoyment - through sustainable land management.
Land Management - Lead Advisers
Starting salary £24,120
Fixed-term appointments to end of March 2013
Location: Northallerton, Nothallerton/Leeds
You will work as part of a local land management team, managing our work with customers to deliver environmental outcomes. You will lead casework including the delivery of Environmental Stewardship schemes, proactive engagement with existing agreement holders, undertake assessments of protected sites and respond to customers in respect of their responsibilities for these. Customer service and delivering environmental outcomes will be at the heart of your job. You will have a good knowledge of environmental land management, particularly within an agricultural business context, and be a confident communicator and negotiator. You will have good IT competency. Also, you will have the ability to convey complex requirements to a broad range of stakeholders. There will be the opportunity to contribute beyond your immediate team particularly if you can offer relevant specialist knowledge or skills.
To find out more about these vacancies and apply please:
Visit our website www.naturalengland.org.uk
Reference numbers as part of this advert are: IRC67969 – Lead Advisers (H) - North
If you do not have access to the internet, please contact Natural England Recruitment, Shared Services Directorate, Room 212, 2nd Floor, Foss House, Kings Pool, 1-2 Peasholme Green, York YO1 7PX. Tel: 0845 603 7262. SSD.NERecruitment@Defra.gsi.gov.uk
All completed application forms should be returned to SSD.Applications@Defra.gsi.gov.uk quoting the IRC reference number.
Please note that applications must be made on the standard NE application form. We will not accept CVs or expressions of interest.
Closing date: 12th August 2012
Natural England is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of gender, race, disability, age, religion or sexual orientation.
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