Project Manager – Connecting the Culm

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and innovative Project Manager to lead one of eight regional delivery projects across the UK and Europe, as part of an EU Interreg 2 Seas Co-Adapt (to climate change) Programme.  The regional project is entitled Connecting the Culm (CTC).

You will be required to co-ordinate and oversee the practical delivery of the project outputs, largely through managing large contracts. Two of these contracts will be for full-time specialists in Nature Based Solutions and Co-creation. Co-creation is a key thread through the Co-Adapt Programme and this ethos will be expected to be embedded across the partnership, both locally and across UK and EU partners as well as with local communities and the landowning community.

You will be an excellent communicator willing to share and learn across the Co-Adapt partners and beyond. Using your innate ability to horizon scan, you will lead the co-creation of a 25 year Blueprint for the river Culm catchment that looks past the end of Co-Adapt and forms part of a toolkit, embedding adaptive and resilience planning into the plans, strategies and priorities of decision makers and other stakeholders, underpinned by a growing movement of community advocates who actively engage in the future of their catchment.


River Culm

£32,029 - £35,934


37 hours per week (fixed term contract)

Volunteer Coordinator Officer

We are looking for a confident, enthusiastic person to join the Quantock Hills and Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) teams. The AONB teams work to protect and enhance the landscape, wildlife and cultural heritage encourage public enjoyment and understanding and support the rural economy of these nationally protected areas.

The role will be to co-ordinate the volunteering and outreach opportunities offered through the teams and their partners. You will be responsible for organising tasks in consultation with other members of the AONB teams as well as developing ways to promote volunteering. The post is based at the Quantock Office, Fyne Court, Broomfield on the Quantock Hills and St Ivel House, Hemyock in the Blackdown Hills. For an informal discussion about the post please contact Iain Porter, Development Officer, Quantock Hills AONB on 01823 451884 or Lisa Turner, Planning Officer, Blackdown Hills AONB on 01823 681931.


Volunteers at Otterhead Lakes

£19,171 to £21,166 per annum (fixed-term contract)


37 hours per week

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