Land Advice Service Manager
Salary: £38,000 - £49,000 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Flexibility in working pattern. Part time hours considered for exceptional candidate.
Based: Hybrid working from offices in Berks, Bucks & Oxon
Future Nature Wildlife Trust Consultancy (WTC) is the wholly owned ecological consultancy of Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust. Future Nature provides paid-for ecological and environmental advice services, to raise revenue for the Trust, and deliver positive outcomes for nature in all types of developments and projects.
Future Nature’s Land Advice Service (LAS) team, offers specialist guidance to estates, landowners and famers, to manage their land sustainably, using wildlife-friendly practices, to have a beneficial impact on biodiversity locally and at landscape scale. We work with clients to understand their commercial and practical needs, and find solutions that benefit wildlife, improve the environment and provide long-term sustainable land management plans.
The Manager’s role is to lead the Land Advice Service market proposition; to raise the profile of the service, build lasting relationships with clients and partners, identify and win new opportunities in a competitive market, deliver projects on time and on budget, and to develop and grow the LAS team within the consultancy.
For all your hard work you can expect a great rewards package in return. In addition to being part of a friendly, skilled and knowledgeable team, passionate about making a difference, when you work for us you’ll also receive
- Generous annual leave entitlement with paid birthday leave and generous occupational sick pay
- Enhanced maternity, paternity and family-friendly policies
- Flexible working to achieve work-life balance
- Pension with generous employer contribution Learning & Development Programme for all (SEED)
- Well-being initiatives including qualified Mental Health First Aiders across BBOWT, access to our Employee Assistance Programme, providing you with immediate and confidential help for any work, health or life matters; 3x life assurance, online GP access and a YuLife benefit package with free will writing, a variety of discounts and ability to claim vouchers to use in a wide range of stores when you redeem YuPoints earned by being active or meditation sessions.
- Salary sacrifice Cycle scheme & Electric Vehicle scheme
- Membership to BBOWT’s, and The Wildlife Trusts’, Staff Network Groups for social interaction, peer support and personal development
To apply for this role, visit our website www.bbowt.org.uk/jobs
The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Wednesday 28th June 2023. Applications will be considered for interview on a rolling basis, so we would advise applying as early as possible. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.
BBOWT values diversity and inclusion and the benefits this brings. We want every candidate to have the best chance of success as part of this process. In order to do this we know that some candidates will need reasonable adjustments.
Adjustments could include us providing the questions in an alternative format, providing extra time for assessments. We are also very happy to make adjustments for interview, which could include aspects such as lighting, physical access or simply making us aware when you arrive where it would be best for you to sit.
Contact us on email@example.com if there are any reasonable adjustments we can provide during the selection stages, including completing your application form.
When applying for the role you can expect to answer a few questions online relating to the skills required and what you would be doing in the role. Your responses will be anonymised, randomised and scored by a panel of reviewers.
You’ll also be asked for information about your background, anything you feel uncomfortable sharing will be anonymised and will not be shared as part of the selection process, it will only be used to help us understand how we are performing against our equal opportunities metrics. All candidates will receive feedback on their application.
We want our people to be as diverse as nature, so we particularly encourage applications from people who are underserved within the communities in which we operate. This includes people from visible ethnic minority backgrounds, people with disabilities (including those who are neurodivergent), the LGBTQ+ community, those from lower socio-economic backgrounds, and younger people. We are committed to creating an organisation that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities.
Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust, The Lodge, 1 Armstrong Road, Littlemore, Oxford Oxon OX4 4XT
Registered Charity No. 204330 www.bbowt.org.uk