Project Coordinator - ELMs Landscape Recovery

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Cheddar, United Kingdom

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30+ days ago

Closing date: Tuesday 31 January 2023
Salary: £30,000 (pro rata)
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Part time
Location: Callow Rock, Shipham Gorge, Cheddar
With opportunities for remote working
Are you an experienced Project Manager who would like to use your expertise to benefit nature, the climate and local communities?

As the Project Coordinator, you will bring your project management expertise to manage and coordinate the outputs of this exciting ELMs Landscape Recovery Project.

You will be supporting and managing a newly created team to achieve agreed outputs and milestones, whilst ensuring accurate budgeting and reporting are achieved. As an expert in project management, you will work closely with the Landscape Recovery Sustainable Finance Specialist benefiting from their expertise in emerging Green Finance options.

If you are forward-thinking, dynamic and eager to take on a role where you can be part of developing a positive, climate-smart vision for the future we would love to hear from you.

Across the UK, new Environmental Land Management schemes (ELMs) are being rolled out between now and 2024. These schemes are key in delivering the UK Government's 25-Year Environment Plan, halting nature’s decline by 2030 and reaching Net Zero by 2050. By far the most ambitious of these is Landscape Recovery. The team at Somerset Wildlife Trust are delighted that the ‘Adapting the Levels Landscape Recovery’ project bid was successful and we are now building the team to deliver this aspirational project.

This is a part-time (22.5hrs) fixed-term contract of 2 years. Based at our Callow Rock Office with opportunities for home working.


  • 7% employers pension contribution
  • 25 days leave plus Bank Holidays & 3 additional discretionary days (pro rata)
  • Flexible working including Time Off in Lieu & home working options
  • Dedicated 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme for you and your household
  • Part of a national team of Wildlife Trusts Staff
  • Discounts in high street retailers
  • Joining a supportive team with Mental Health awareness and champions
  • Working across some of the most beautiful locations in the county

For an informal chat about the project and this role please contact Shelly Easton (during office hours): 07990 758856. The full job description and requirements are attached in the link at the end of the page.

The closing date is midnight on 31st January. Please note that we will review applications throughout the advertising period and may close the advert early if a suitable applicant is found.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.