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Countryside Contracts Officer - Merrow , Guildford

Posted 19 October by Surrey County Council Ended

Job Details

£16,419.50 per annum for 18 hours per week pro rata to £32,839 per annum for 18 hours per week based at Merrow Lane, Merrow Guildford GU4 7BQ. 

Flexible working supported where possible, laptop and mobile supplied. 24 days annual leave, local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

About the Role

We are looking for someone to join our successful Countryside Access and Operations Team dealing with our countryside estate management contract. The work will mainly involve contract monitoring, liaison and record keeping to ensure our 10,000 acre countryside estate is maintained, protected and enhanced for the benefit of all.

You should have experience of managing contracts and partnership arrangements, be diplomatic with a proven ability to build relationships with key partners.

A good understanding of countryside management and access issues is essential and you should be able to show an understanding of property and land use agreements, such as leases and licences.

You will be good at monitoring and recording results, with ability to analyse situations, collate and present accurate information.

You should be confident in dealing with often sensitive matters under pressure and be prepared to involve yourself in all aspects of the varied workload. The work involves site visits, meetings and office-based work across the whole county of Surrey. A driving licence is essential.

If you have the skills and experience we are looking for, we would like to hear from you.

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification. We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 5 November 2017.

Please note, if access to the GCSX (PSN) network is required for this role, a Basic Disclosure (DBS check) will be required to meet the Government Baseline Personnel Security Standards.

Equal Opportunities

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

Reference: 33589277

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