Peatland Action Funding Officer

Scottish Natural Heritage

  • Contact: Scottish Natural Heritage

Subject to PA priorities, the role will include supporting the funding team in delivering wider funding activity. In addition, as part of a team of dedicated Funding Officers, you will also support activities to promote SNH funding and the further development and review of SNH policy through shared learning and demonstrating impact.


Peatland Action is a priority for SNH.  We expect a budget of up to £13m in 2018/19, with expectations of similar levels in 2019/20 and increasing targets for restoration activity.  It is critical that we are able to respond quickly to demand.


Our new approach to funding management is designed around customer service, maximising delivery of outcomes and efficiency. This includes managing the decision making process for new requests and preparing appropriate contracts, measuring performance and releasing payments, and evaluating success. 


Key to the success of this approach is a commitment to work in continuous learning environment. This is a fast moving and responsive role, and the successful candidate will be flexible to support demand. 


Vacancy Type: Temporary to May 2020

Hours: 23.6 per week

Starting Salary: £30,837

Closing date for applications: 11 September 2018

Interview Date: Week Commencing 17th September 2018


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