Would you like to be part of an inspirational and dynamic team that celebrates the natural, built and cultural heritage of the Causeway Coast and Glens region?


The Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust wishes to appoint an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty [AONB]/World Heritage Site [WHS] Projects Manager to the team.


AONB/WHS Projects Manager

To be responsible for the delivery of a protected area management service to the Antrim Coast & Glens AONB, the Causeway Coast AONB, the Binevenagh AONB, the Giant’s Causeway and Causeway Coast World Heritage Site (WHS) and the wider Trust’s geographical area. This role will include being responsible for co-ordinating activities in environmental management, sustainable development, raising awareness and good practice within the geographic area with its partners.


NJC scale range PO3 SCP 40-44 (£36,153 – £39,961)

Full time, temporary up to the end of 31st October 2019. There is potential for this post to be extended.

Applicants must demonstrate in their application that they have:

  1. Either At least four years relevant experience in working within multi-disciplinary management in protected landscapes, or a similar area of work, at a strategic and operational level,


  • Or A third level qualification in one or more of the following: countryside management, environmental sciences, geography, agriculture, heritage, community regeneration, planning or rural development and at least 2 years relevant experience working within multi-disciplinary management in protected landscapes, or a similar area of work, at a strategic and operational level
  1. At least one year’s experience of working with partnerships and key individuals in a wider range of organisations


  1. Proven experience of developing and managing projects


  1. An excellent understanding of environmental management issues and of the key issues and priorities affecting protected area landscapes including a sustainable approach in practice to visitor, local communities and environmental management issues.


  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including ability to write reports, memos and letters
  2. Excellent decision making and problem-solving skills coupled with considerable diplomacy and negotiation skills


  1. Ability to operate a range of standard IT programmes


  1. Effective personal organisation skills, including the ability to forward plan and to effectively prioritise work taking into account short and medium-term goals, fluctuating workloads and the availability of resources


  1. Up to date knowledge of relevant national and international legislation, guidance and policy context in which AONBs operate in Northern Ireland


  1. Flexible approach to work, as evening and weekend duties will be required. A degree of flexibility aimed at meeting the needs of the post will be expected


  1. Applicants must have a full current driving licence and access to a vehicle or provide evidence that they have access to a form of transport that meets the need of the job

Application is strictly by application form which can be obtained from CCGHT offices: 27 Main Street, Armoy, Co. Antrim, BT53 8SL, by telephone: 028 2075 2100, or by email: info@ccght.org


For additional information on this post or the organisation visit: www.ccght.org

Closing date for applications is: 4pm on Friday 17th August 2018. Interviews are likely to be held week commencing 3rd September 2018.

The Causeway Coast & Glens Heritage Trust is financially supported by:

DAERA NI Environment Agency, Tourism NI, Mid & East Antrim and Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Councils; Heritage Lottery and Interreg VB

The Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

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