Senior Adviser Countryside

Easy Web Recruitment
36562.00 GBP Annual
14 Jul 2018
25 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Senior Adviser (Countryside)

Our client is the UK's largest trade association, representing farmers and growers across England and Wales and is regarded as one of the most effective lobbying organisations in Europe, negotiating with governments and pressure groups at a local, national, European and international level.

Position: Senior Countryside Adviser
Location: Stoneleigh, Warwickshire (commutable from Coventry, Warwick, Leamington Spa, Kenilworth and most areas across the West Midlands)
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: circa GBP36,562 per annum
Benefits: Our client is the voice of British farming, and their members are at the heart of what they do. On their behalf they lobby government and other stakeholders, develop policy and provide a range of frontline services. Working for our client means working alongside great people, who are recognised for their knowledge and expertise. Benefits include 25 days annual leave (increasing with service plus statutory bank holidays), free parking, an attractive contributory National Employment Savings Trust pension scheme, a range of discounts through our clients Benefits employee portal including gym discounts, holiday discounts, subsidised staff restaurant and a commitment to developing their people.

Closing date: Sunday 8th July 2018
Interview date: Friday 27th July 2018

About the role:

How would you like to help farmers in England to deliver in a challenging economic and political environment? Our client is looking for a Senior Countryside Adviser to lead our client's thinking on the development of a future land management scheme in a post-Brexit era, on alternative funding mechanisms such as public / private partnership approaches and on natural capital policy.

You will initiate and manage initiatives that will protect and further their members' interests and, as a result of this work, be able to make policy recommendations to our client's internal decision-making bodies.

In addition, you will work in conjunction with government departments and agencies, HQ staff, regional colleagues, key stakeholders and other influencers. You will help ensure that our client policies and successes are explained and promoted through the media.

About you:

You will need to demonstrate an excellent standard of written and verbal communication along with proven negotiation and interpersonal skills. You will have the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team and demonstrate an enthusiasm for the issues within the portfolio.

A comprehensive understanding of agri-environment schemes and experience of liaising with government officials, statutory bodies, key stakeholder groups are key requirements and experience of providing support to farmers and growers on these issues is essential. An understanding of natural capital policy would be advantageous.

You may have experience of the following: Policy Adviser, Membership Association, Farming, Agriculture, Rural Affairs, Surveying, Surveyor, Membership Adviser, Stakeholder Management, Legislation, Member Adviser, Lobbying, Farmer etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.