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Job: Scotland Regional Manager, Pasture for Life, Remote, Scotland

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Advertiser's description (via Pasture for Life):

This is a new role at PfL and will be central to consolidating the expansion of our work in Scotland, particularly in relation to a new education and training project to promote regenerative livestock systems. The role will report to our Head of Programmes and Community and will work closely with our Head of Research who is based in Scotland.

We’re looking for someone with strong project management skills and an understanding of training and knowledge exchange. The key responsibilities of the role are:

  • Managing PfL’s knowledge exchange projects in Scotland aimed at the farming community.
  • Project coordination of a new Regenerative Agriculture Internship
  • Developing key relationships with other organisations including other farming communities with whom we can work together
  • Originating new projects and funding opportunities to advance our aims

Required skills and experience:

  • Outgoing, articulate and energetic personality, passionate about PfL’s cause and community
  • Outstanding project coordination skills
  • Experience of overseeing project budgets
  • Ability to work independently and proactively as part of a remote-working team
  • An understanding of regenerative agriculture / agroecology

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of delivering training programmes
  • Interest in widening participation in agriculture
  • Prior experience working in the food & farming sector

Specifics of the role:

This is a role that could be undertaken on a part time (0.8FTE) or full time basis for a fixed period of two years. This position will be salaried and in the region of £35,000 FTE depending on skills and experience. The successful candidate will need to live in Scotland to ensure they can easily travel to events.

Pasture for Life is a nationwide organisation and its active Directors, volunteers, and current staff members work from home so these roles will be expected to make their own working arrangements. A computer will be provided, if needed. Team communications are currently held through Zoom and other media, with occasional face-to-face meetings. The successful applicant will be expected to travel for which expenses may be claimed. They will need to be able to work on their own, but also to communicate effectively with the wider PfL team, ensuring everyone is pulling together in the same direction.

Anyone interested in these roles can write to info@pastureforlife.org with their CV and a covering letter stating their interest and explaining why they would be the best person for the job. If you have questions about the role, please contact info@pastureforlife.org.

The application deadline for this role is 17:00 2nd October and we will interview w/c 9th October. To apply, send a CV and covering letter to info@pastureforlife.org explaining why you are the right candidate for the role.

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