Saltscape Landscape Partnership Job Opportunities

Saltscape Landscape Partnership

Following the recent approval of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund for Saltscape, Groundwork Cheshire are seeking to recruit a Project Manager and Project Officer on behalf of the Saltscape Partnership who will work closely together to deliver the approved Landscape Conservation Action Plan over the next three years.

The Saltscape Landscape Partnership Scheme is a programme of measures which aim to protect, restore, enhance, manage, consolidate, celebrate and increase the understanding of the local landscape and related heritage of the area in the salt landscape in conjunction with the local community.


Project Manager

Salary £25,000 to £28,000 (with terminal bonus)

3 year fixed term

37.5 hrs/week

You will be the lead responsible officer within the project team for the preparation, management, monitoring and evaluation of a 3 year work programme to deliver the Landscape Partnership scheme – providing regular reports on progress and key issues to the Project Board and Heritage Lottery Fund as required. You will coordinate the activities of the project officer and the various delivery partners to ensure the successful completion of agreed outputs within the approved timescale and budgets.

You will be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to and experience of environmental/heritage issues alongside a clear understanding of local distinctiveness and reinforcement of the sense of place as a valued link in people’s lives.

Project Officer

Salary £22,000 to £26,000 (with terminal bonus)

3 year fixed term

37.5 hrs/week


You will be work closely with the Project Manager, local groups and schools and project partners to deliver and help coordinate the projects within the scheme. The project activity has been designed to increase understanding and ownership of the local landscape, heritage and wildlife.


You will have experience of successfully co-ordinating or managing community, heritage based and education projects and working effectively with a range of organisations.  You will also be able to demonstrate an understanding of countryside access and interpretation issues and current natural and man-made heritage issues that are relevant to the scheme.


Closing date for all applications: Monday 18th August 2014 5pm


Interviews will be on Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th August 2014

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