Summary:

Are you passionate about farming and its contribution to the wider environment and want to make a difference? 

Leading a partnership of organisations, NFU Cymru has secured funding to improve the quality of water and undertake nutrient management activities on farms across Wales and is looking to recruit a Project Manager.

The voluntary farmer-led approach is highly innovative and experimental and has the potential to drive improvements to water quality in Wales.  As the project lead to this new and exciting work stream, you will secure the support and confidence of key partners and stakeholders; and be overall responsible for developing and implementing a new voluntary approach to improve water quality and nutrient management.

Job Role:

With the support of the project steering group, you will evaluate existing water quality schemes.  You will maximise the profile of the project and impact through events, publications, and press and media activity to secure industry, supply chain and wider stakeholder buy-in.

The role requires you to have effective liaison with the partner organisations to ensure progress against the objectives and demonstrate real progress of improving water quality.

We are looking for a motivated self-starter with proven experience of managing high profile projects and the ability to prioritise effectively.

Why join our team? 

NFU Cymru represents the interests of farmers and growers across Wales. Promoting competitive and socially responsible agriculture and horticulture, we influence policy at the highest levels to ensure the long-term viability of our members.

Working for the NFU Cymru means working alongside great people who are recognised for their knowledge and expertise. We offer 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), National Employment Savings Trust pension scheme, a performance related pay award scheme, a range of discounts through our NFU Benefits employee portal and a buy and sell annual leave scheme.

Additional Information:

Based in NFU Cymru HQ, Builth Wells

This project and position is funded until December 2019

Interviews:  9 October 2018

To Apply:

For further information and to apply please click on the Apply for Job button below

You may have experience of the following: Project Manager, Project Management, Programme Manager, Programme Management, Project Coordinator, Programme Coordinator, Water Quality, Nutrient Management, etc.

Closing date:  23 September 2018