Job Vacancy – Spey Catchment Initiative Project Officer

The Spey Fishery Board has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Project Officer to continue the work of the very successful Spey Catchment Initiative (SCI). This will involve delivering actions from the 2016 Spey Catchment Management Plan through the implementation of key priority projects, ensuring that these are delivered within an agreed time frame, to the required standard and within budget. The role will also involve developing effective liaison, communication and partnerships with land managers, agencies and private sector advisors.

This post is part-funded by SCI partner organisations, including the Cairngorms National Park Authority, Scottish Natural Heritage, the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency and Diageo.  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.

Full time (37.5 hours/week – negotiable)

Fixed term to March 2020 – with potential for extension

Salary: c£28,000

Based in Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park (SNH office) or Knockando in the heart of Speyside (SFB Office).

A detailed Job Description can be downloaded here.

Supporting documents are available as follows:

River Spey Catchment Management Plan, November 2016 – download here.

Spey Catchment Initiative Business Plan 2017 – download here.

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  The closing date for receipt of completed applications has now been extended to noon on Friday 27th October 2017.  Successful applicants will be interviewed in mid-November 2017.

Applicants are required to submit a letter of application and a copy of their CV via email to or send to: Spey Fishery Board, 1 Nether Borlum Cottage, Knockando, Aberlour, Morayshire, AB38 7SD.





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