Location: Flexible

Grade & Salary: £37,308 - £40,806 (Grade 6)

Post Number: 201660

Type of Contract: Fixed Term appointment until 30 June 2024 (Maternity Cover)

Work pattern: Full time, 37 hours


Civil Service pension, 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days over 5 years, flexible working options, occupational health including counselling and advisory services and eye care, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice schemes.

Role Purpose

To lead on the provision of technical guidance and support relating to Forest Operations and monitor standards of delivery. This technical/specialist advice will inform the development of NRW policy, plans, strategies, systems, guidance and training about how to achieve the silvicultural, environmental and safety standards required. You will work with colleagues from other teams in EPP and Operations, officials from WG and sector representatives.


1. Knowledge of: Welsh, UK and EU legislation related to Forestry. Welsh, UK Government policy drivers in forestry; and the issues and opportunities on the NRW Estate.
2. Knowledge and experience of Forest Operations and sustainable forest management.
3. Experience of: technical analysis and interpretation of a range of complex environmental information and data sources.
4. Working with companies in the Forest Industry and where necessary with, local authorities, eNGOs, National Parks.
5. Working in a programme and project management environment with Project Management experience and/or qualifications.
6. You will be a member of a relevant professional institution or working towards membership.
7. Share your knowledge and expertise to help solve problems, supporting all Heads of Business in EPP as required.

Tel: Not Specified | E-mail: Not Specified
Web: https://naturalresources.wales | Closing Date: Thursday 16th April 2023

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