Green Infrastructure Officer

Salary:£29323-£30785 Grade 28

Closing Date:27/11/2017

This is a full time contract, working 37 hours per week.

For this role

You will be mostly office based at Forde House, Newton Abbot with some business travel for site visits, training courses and attending community based daytime and evening meetings.

What you'll be doing

Your role will involve acting on key objectives of the Local Plan and Green Infrastructure Strategy. This means managing projects, studies and contracts to ensure that high quality new cycle routes and strategic open spaces are brought forward on time and to budget. Current projects include 65 ha of SANGS, a 40 ha priority species nature reserve and an average of 5 km of new cycleway per year.  

You will also be responsible for developing the Green Infrastructure evidence needed to support our emerging cross-boundary Greater Exeter Strategic Plan, as well as Local Plan reviews and successful masterplans for strategic development allocations.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for a highly motivated, results driven individual with a relevant degree and post-qualification experience in Green Infrastructure to lead and manage projects.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • need project management experience
  • effective negotiation skills
  • influencing and problem solving skills
  • knowledge of the Town and Country Planning system

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification to inform your application and supporting statement.

Closing date

Monday 27 November 2017

Interview date

Friday 8 December 2017

Job Description and Person Specification 



When this content has been updated

Last updated 3 November 2017