Green Infrastructure & Landscape Advisor

Groundwork South
16 Sep 2017
23 Sep 2017
Contract Type
This is an exciting opportunity to join a committed team working in the Colne Valley Regional Park, the first large area of countryside to the west of London. Green Infrastructure & Landscape Advisor Location: Denham, Nr. Uxbridge Salary: GBP33,363 - GBP40,000 per annum Contract: Permanent Hours: 37.5 Hours As a Green Infrastructure & Landscape Advisor you will: Act as an advocate/champion for the Colne Valley Regional Park and seek to maximise benefits for the Park and its users from development within, and adjacent to, the Park. This will include: Act as the main contact point between the Colne Valley Park CIC board and Heathrow Airport Limited. Attend and constructively input into the Heathrow Strategic Planning Group (HSPG). Taking a guiding role relating to Green Infrastructure. Provide constructive input into the development of an implementable landscape masterplan for the proposed Heathrow expansion project. Proactively influence mitigation plans for other proposals in the south of the Colne Valley Regional Park (eg the River Thames Scheme, Western Rail Link to Heathrow). Create links between the proposed landscape masterplan and other relevant initiatives such as the Colne Valley Landscape Partnership. Explore opportunities to compensate for any areas of the Colne Valley Regional Park which may be lost as a result of the Expansion Project. Prepare a brief for, recruit and manage any consultants required. You will have demonstrable experience of working in at least one of the following areas: Landscape Management Green Infrastructure planning Mitigation of major construction projects or similar Closing date: October 12th Interviews: week commencing October 16th TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION: If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply on Website' button to be directed to the Groundwork South website to download the information pack and application form. Please note that we reserve the right to close applications early in the event of a large response. CVs will not be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment we have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service. We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunities throughout our workforce and in service delivery. Groundwork South is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age. A copy of our Equality and Diversity policy may also be made available to candidates on request. No agencies please.