Contracts Manager

The Woodland Trust
10 Jan 2018
08 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
*This is a two year fixed term contract* ABOUT US The Woodland Trust is the UK's leading woodland conservation charity.  We want to see a UK rich in native woods and trees, for people and wildlife. The Trust aims to engage and inspire people about woods and trees to help us meet our vision of creating, restoring and protecting woodland. We own and care for over 1,000 woodland sites across the United Kingdom and support the creation and management of woodland on land outside the Trust's own estate. THE ROLE As our Contracts Manager in Wales, you will be supporting the preparation and delivery of significant contracts and projects and responsible for managing contracts on site, whilst working alongside Site Managers for the Woodland Trust's Estate across the whole of Wales. You will also be involved with auditing qualitative standards, mapping and other data gathering in support of the planning and delivery of operations on the Estate within Wales. In addition, you'll be assisting with maintaining standards of brand presentation and visitor experience at Woodland Trust sites in accordance with published Brand and Visitor Experience Guidelines. THE CANDIDATE With previous experience within forestry or conservation and of managing contracts you'll be solution focussed with excellent communication skills, be commercially aware and be able to work collaboratively to achieve results. You'll also hold a full driving licence with the ability to undertake travel across a wide area. Knowledge of how to meet the requirements of working in a bilingual environment  is essential and a working ability to communicate in the Welsh language is desirable. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT There's no other organisation like the Woodland Trust. Whatever you do here you will be supporting our work to protect and enhance woods and trees. In return, we recognise and value our people. You'll have our full support, training and opportunities for professional development, along with a contributory pension, life assurance and good holiday entitlement.