East Dartmoor Landscape Recovery Area Development Officer - Tenders Global

East Dartmoor Landscape Recovery Area Development Officer

  • Contract
  • Exeter
  • Posted 2 months ago

Devon Wildlife Trust


Would you like to play a pivotal role in securing the future of one of the UK’s most wildlife
rich landscapes?

The East Dartmoor Landscape Recovery Area partnership has been successful in securing Defra
funding through the most ambitious level of future Environmental Land Management Scheme
support. This role will lead the delivery of the two-year development phase where farmers,
commoners, and landowners will work collaboratively to agree a 20 year implementation plan.

This is a unique opportunity to build the resilience of this 3500 hectare landscape by
developing new and innovative ways of enhancing swathes of temperate rainforests, woodlands,
mires, moors, heaths, and grasslands. This is a working landscape steeped in history; known,
loved, and visited by hundreds of thousands of people each year. The benefits will be far
reaching – ensuring a secure future for a wealth of threatened species and providing more
opportunities to enjoy nature at its best!

Devon Wildlife Trust (DWT) is Devon’s leading wildlife conservation charity, with over 36,000
members, 350 regular volunteers, 100 staff and 63 nature reserves. We are one of the larger
locally based organisations that collectively make up The Wildlife Trusts. DWT has pioneered
the reintroduction of beavers in England and the restoration of internationally rare habitats
like Culm Grassland.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Agile working arrangements including home working
  • Flexitime system
  • Salary progression (subject to satisfactory performance)
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Death in Service cover
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Training and development opportunities

This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for two years contractually based at Cricklepit

Interviews are being held on 24 February.

We welcome candidates of all backgrounds and abilities who meet the essential criteria for this
role. We are an inclusive organisation that is seeking to involve more diverse audiences in our

You can download an application pack from our website.

DWT is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.

Registered Charity Number no 213224

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