Rural Estates Manager
Bakewell, Derbyshire (with travel to Peak District National Park Authority sites required)
The Peak District National Park Authority protects, enhances and shares the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the Peak District. We also support the economic and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work.
As the UK’s first National Park, the Peak District has a rich history and has been shaped by the interaction of people and nature over thousands of years. The Park is enjoyed by millions each year looking for adventure, knowledge and a fantastic day out.
We are now seeking a Rural Estates Manager to help to conserve and enhance the outstanding landscape and heritage of the Park.
- Salary of £37,890 - £40,876 per annum
- Local government pension scheme
- Flexible working
- On-site parking
This is an exciting opportunity for an estates management professional with a great leadership style to support the future of our National Park and ensure it can be enjoyed for generations to come.
The Peak District National Park is a treasured landscape that has been shaped by the long interaction of natural and cultural forces. This is the ideal role to put your knowledge into action and help preserve our historical surroundings.
What’s more, we are based between Manchester, Sheffield and Derby, so if you’re looking to break away from city life and commute to the country, you discover offices based in stunning surroundings in the heart of the National Park.
As the Rural Estates Manager, you will lead a team managing a diverse portfolio comprising of woodlands, trails, moorland, grassland, agricultural holdings, residential properties and recreational and heritage assets.
Providing advice and guidance on professional matters, you will also provide technical support and line management to the staff within the team. You will ensure that they are customer focused and integrated with the Authority’s strategic and operational plans.
Guided by the Asset Management Plan, you will improve the standards of our assets, maximise commercial income and lead on the transition to the Environmental Land Management Scheme. You will also contribute to our target of achieving carbon net zero by 2030.
To be considered as the Rural Estates Manager, you will need:
- Experience and qualifications as a chartered surveyor
- Demonstrable experience within a similar estates management role
- Experience of providing advice and guidance on estate matters
- Line management experience
- A full, valid driving licence
This is a permanent, full-time, role working 37 hours a week.
The closing date for applications is 16th January 2022.
Other organisations may call this role Estate Manager, Land Manager, Land Management Manager, Rural Estates Surveyor, Rural Surveyor, Chartered Rural Surveyor, or Charted Surveyor.