Senior Land Use Policy Officer

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

  • Contact: Recruitment Team
  • Reference: A0530519

Reference number: A0530519

Location: Edinburgh

We are facing a climate emergency. How Scotland's land is used and managed is a big part of the solution to climate change and we need the right policies in place to make progress.

RSPB Scotland's Land Use Policy team is working hard to make the case for farming, forestry and other land use policies that will help us combat climate change and save nature. We now have a vacancy for an experienced Senior Policy Officer to join us to work on land use and climate change issues and lead our policy advocacy and campaigning.

The ideal candidate will have excellent knowledge of land use and climate change policy in Scotland and of relevant institutions and other stakeholders in this field. Good communication skills and an understanding of the importance of communications and campaigns in supporting policy advocacy are essential. If you have strong organisation skills, are enthusiastic and persuasive and enjoy working as part of a team, we'd like to hear from you.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

Salary starting at

£29,507 to £31,966 per annum

Hours & contract information

Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 28 June 2019

How to apply

Our role profile describes the key result areas and skills and experience needed for the role. Please make sure you include reference number A0530519 on your application.

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Who to contact

For questions about this post
Vicki Swales
0131 317 4109

Send application details to
Tracey Miller
RSPB Scotland, Scotland Headquarters, 2 Lochside View, Edinburgh Park, Edinburgh, EH12 9DH, 0131 317 4134

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