Environmental Farming Scheme Planner & Group Facilitator

Environmental Farming Scheme Planner & Group Facilitator

Ulster Wildlife are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified person for the provision of facilitation services for the Ulster Wildlife Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS) Group Programme in Fermanagh/Tyrone & preparation of plans for scheme participants.  He/she will provide an independent, confidential service to potential and existing scheme participants with the primary objective of ensuring that designated lands and priority habitats participating within the scheme move towards favourable condition status.  

The post holder will act as a locally based point of contact for landowners/managers helping them to address the issues and challenges of farmland habitat management, facilitate skills development & disseminate best practice through group-based activities and though providing mentoring and advice.  This will help landowners/managers proactively manage sites and ensure compliance with EFS obligations and statutory requirements where applicable.

Location: Based in Fermanagh House, Broadmeadow Place, Enniskillen,  BT74 7HR

There will be regular travel across the project area and across NI.

Contract: Fixed term to 31 December 2022.

Salary: £26,921 - £28,378 per annum. Access to employer’s contributory pension scheme to a maximum of 7% per annum.

Hours: Full time post - with regular weekend and evening working.
Leave: 24 days per annum plus 12 days statutory holidays 
           (26 days per annum after 3 years continuous service)

For application guidelines and application form please visit www.ulsterwildlife.org/jobs

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 24 April 2019 at 12 noon.

Please note any successful candidate will have to be officially approved by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs as a Planner/Facilitator. 

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