Job Vacancy – SISI (Scottish Invasive Species Initiative) Project Officer

 

SISI (Scottish Invasive Species Initiative) Project Officer

Full time (37.5 hours/week)

Fixed 4 year term

Salary: £25,000

Based at Knockando in the heart of Speyside (SFB Office)

The Spey Fishery Board has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Project Officer to work as part of a team for the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative (SISI), which is a four-year Heritage Lottery Fund and Scottish Natural Heritage funded project in northern Scotland. This will involve delivering actions from the Project Activity Plan for the Spey, Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie catchment areas, working with the Project Manager through the implementation of key projects, ensuring that these are delivered within an agreed timeframe, to the required standard and within budget. The role will also involve developing effective liaison, communication and partnerships with land managers, community groups, gamekeepers, farmers, ghillies and other stakeholders to raise awareness and engagement with local biodiversity and reduce the threat from Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS).

This post is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Scottish Natural Heritage.  We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applicants from all sectors of society. If you are an applicant with disabilities who meets the essential requirements of the post, we will interview you.

A detailed job description can be found HERE. Applications, which include a letter and CV, should be emailed to admin@speyfisheryboard.com.  If you require any adjustments to be made to the application process due to disability, please contact Sally Gross on  01340 810841 or e-mail admin@speyfisheryboard.com  The closing date for receipt of completed applications is noon on Monday 18th December 2017.  Successful applicants will be interviewed in mid-January 2018.