Project Manager - Green Infrastructure
We are currently working with a busy Borough Council with their search for a Project Manager to work in the Council's Green Infrastructure team. Following the Council's announcement of the Climate Emergency and its commitment to deliver a number of projects to help tackle climate change they are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join them on a contract basis.
One of these projects involves plans to plant 250,000 trees in the area over the next 5 years and the Council is therefore seeking an experienced project manager, to work in the Council's Green Infrastructure team, to coordinate and deliver this project.
As part of the proposals to deliver this number of new trees, as well as maintain the Council's existing stock of trees, the project will also include the development of a Tree Strategy, this will set out how the council could maximise the wide range of benefits that trees and woods can deliver in relation to health, amenity, climate change, and water management. The project will also develop and implement funding streams from the emerging Biodiversity Net Gain, Woodland Carbon Code, Environmental Land Management Schemes (ELMS) and Woodland Creation Grants.
As the successful applicant, you will have a background in project management and experience in managing budgets, stakeholder engagement and contract management.
·Project management qualification (e.g. PRINCE2 / APM) and/or significant project management experience.
·Ability to engage and liaise with residents, local councillors, landowners, and other internal teams.
·Strong report writing skills in order to provide progress update reports to internal teams and the Executive committee as well as external funding bodies.
Carrington West are also looking for Engineers & Project Managers with similar background.
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If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today. If you have any questions about the vacancy, please contact Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043 / firstname.lastname@example.org
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