Peatland Project Manager

Scottish Peatland
Location: Perth, Scotland

Are you passionate about environmental conservation and ready to make a significant impact on peatland restoration in Scotland? We are seeking a dedicated Peatland Project Manager to join our Client’s Carbon Team based in Perth, Scotland. As a Peatland Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role in managing their peatland restoration projects and ensuring they align with the Peatland Code or alternative Peatland Carbon standard. If you’re ready to lead and drive change in a dynamic and collaborative environment, read on!

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage the peatland restoration project portfolio, overseeing projects from concept to design, implementation, monitoring, and verification.
  • Design peatland restoration projects, ensuring they meet the latest Peatland Carbon guidance.
  • Conduct site surveys, feasibility studies, appraisals, and peatland condition assessments to ensure project compliance.
  • Strategically design project phases to achieve client objectives for large, multi-phase sites.
  • Collaborate with the Carbon Team to integrate ground/site survey data into Peatland Code documentation.
  • Assist with the operational management of peatland restoration contractors and coordinate with our in-house forest management team.
  • Support Investment and Business Development Managers in identifying potential peatland projects for acquisition.
  • Provide in-house training when required for peatland restoration projects.
  • Assist the Carbon Team in external presentations and events related to peatland restoration.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Degree in Environmental Management/Peatland or equivalent.
  • Proven experience in peatland restoration, design, and implementation.
  • Thorough understanding of Peatland Restoration and Peatland Carbon.
  • Experience in conducting peat depth surveys, feasibility studies, and peatland condition assessments.
  • Proficiency in the Peatland Code and knowledge of UK peatland-related legislation.
  • Operational management experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Teams).
  • Self-driven with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced commercial environment.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Flexibility to handle increased work pressure when necessary.
  • Knowledge of GIS Mapping is a plus.
Communications and Key Working Relationships:
  • Carbon Manager
  • Carbon Team
  • Investment and Business Development Director
  • Investment Team
  • Regional Forest Managers
  • Forest Managers

If you’re ready to take on the challenge of managing and restoring peatlands in the picturesque landscapes of Perth, Scotland, and contribute to a sustainable future, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Help our client make a difference, one peatland at a time.

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