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Skills for the Future Project Development Officer

After successfully completing Stage 1 of the Heritage Lottery Fund’s Skills for the Future application, Trees for Life is now looking for someone to develop a detailed three year training programme for those wanting to gain the essential skills necessary for a career in conservation or land management. This post will work in close partnership with staff and other organisations to create a unique and worthwhile opportunity for under-represented individuals to gain accredited training and fulfil skills shortages in the sector.

The successful applicant will be proficient in project development and management, with experience of working with trainees or volunteers, preferably in the environmental sector. Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively and in partnership with a range of individuals and organisations is essential. Trees for Life welcomes applications from those passionate about developing others and making a significant contribution to the charity.

Salary: D (£23,858 - £26,993)
Location: Findhorn, Moray
Hours: Full time (35 hours per week)
Contract: Fixed term (6 months)

To apply, please download our Application Pack (below). Completed applications should be returned to or Trees for Life, The Park, Findhorn Bay, Forres, IV36 3TH by 12pm on Friday 7th April. Interviews will be held at our Findhorn office on Wednesday 12th April.

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Application Form download
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