The role is to manage the opportunities for land-use change in the Northwest Highlands to help deliver climate change targets and create wider environmental and sustainable economic opportunities for rural communities.
This will be achieved through the creation of a working partnership, which will enable national and local government, land-owners, (community, private or environmental), local communities, and other stakeholders to explore ways in which we can optimise land use in a just and inclusive way.
'The post may be home or office based in Lochinver. Where possible the successful applicant will be located within the Northwest Highlands. This post is flexible and can be offered full time, part time, or as a job share. We are open to secondments from other organisations like land reform agencies, development trusts, academia and local authorities.
This position is offered on a fixed-term contract basis until March 31 2022.
Salary range: £29,000 - £32,000 scale depending on experience and on a pro rata basis.
This role is full-time on a 37.5 hour per week basis. Some weekend and evening flexibility will be required.
This is an opportunity for an innovative thinker and above all else a relationship builder. We’re looking for someone who is able to bring people with differing objectives together and help them find their way towards a common goal.
Experience of having managed a multi-partner project within the land use sector in the environmental and/or planning disciplines is vital, as will be your ability to demonstrate an extensive understanding of current Scottish land use policy issues and how they might link to the wider issues around climate change, sustainability, inclusivity, and land use planning.
Please send your CV along with an accompanying letter
Closing Date for Applications: Remember, remember 5pm on the 5th of November