Senior Project Officer-Green Northern Connections

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Project Officer to play a vital role in Nature North’s Green Northern Connections Investable Proposition.

Funded for 12 months by Esmee Fairbairn Foundation and working within The Lancashire Wildlife Trust on behalf of the Northern Wildlife Trusts and the Nature North Partnership Team, as Senior Project Officer, you will be developing the Green Northern Connections Investable Proposition.

You will work with a wide range of stakeholders, landowners, environmental and linear infrastructure organisations across the region, to facilitate the development of projects and opportunities that improve ecological connectivity for key species/habitats, unlocking nature-based solutions to linear infrastructure resilience, and help to ensure that linear infrastructure assets like railway and road verges, energy installations and active travel corridors are nature positive.

We are looking for a passionate, proactive and focused individual, who can bring the following skills and experience to this busy and varied role:

  • Experience of managing projects with nature recovery/Nature based solutions
  • Experience of organising and delivering engagement meetings, events and workshops
  • Excellent communication skills with a practical understanding of stakeholder and landowner engagement
  • Excellent IT skills, with a good working knowledge of web based media such as Teams/Zoom and GIS

In return we offer 28 days holidays plus bank holidays per annum, increasing with length of service. A friendly and flexible working environment with the chance to be a part of the largest nature conservation body in the area, working together to improve our region for nature as well as engaging and inspiring people to connect and take action for wildlife.

How to Apply

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Closing Date: Wednesday 5th June 2024

Interviews: To be confirmed

Secondment opportunities will be considered.

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Key Information


£30,166.40 per annum


Lancashire Wildlife Trust


Fixed Term


Full Time


Graduate, Mid Level


Communication, Conservation, Environment, Nature & Wildlife


Bamber Bridge, Preston, United Kingdom

Application Deadline:

5th June 2024 at 11:45pm