Assistant Adviser (Land Management)

Assistant Adviser (Land Management)

Salary circa £22,255 per annum

Stoneleigh, Warwickshire

About you

Are you a conscientious and co-operative individual who is good with detail and enjoys working with people? Do you have a sense of urgency to get things done quickly whilst maintaining a balance of working accurately and to tight deadlines?

To be successful in this role you must be a great communicator and will possess the ability to work well within a team and by yourself with minimal supervision. Experience of researching, analysing, interpreting and communicating the implications of regulations and legislation is essential.

You will hold a relevant degree and will also have knowledge of policy and regulation as it influences the farming industry.

About the role

The NFU is looking for an Assistant Adviser (Land Management) to primarily support the Land Management Services team as directed by the Chief Adviser (Land Management).  This will include supporting the development and delivery of NFU’s policies on rural crime and pest management.

In addition, you will represent members' interests and concerns on a range of land management issues relating to, for example, hot air balloons and low flying aircraft, dangerous dogs, sky lanterns, firearms and pest management. Within this role, you will be required to interpret and communicate all relevant legislation, policies and associated information to members, briefing NFU Officeholders, Policy and Commodity boards as well as NFU staff, where appropriate. This will also require you to prepare NFU responses to policy and legislative proposals.

Who are we?

The National Farmers’ Union represents the interests of farmers and growers across England and Wales.  Promoting the interests of farmers and growers, we aim to influence decision making at the highest levels to create an environment in which our members can be successful. 

Why join our team?

The NFU is the voice of British farming, and our members are at the heart of what we do. On their behalf we lobby government and other stakeholders, develop policy and provide a range of frontline services. Working for the NFU means working alongside great people, who are recognised for their knowledge and expertise. We offer 25 days annual leave (plus statutory bank holidays, pro rata) and a friendly working environment.

How to apply?

Please click here to download a job description.

If you feel you have the right skills and experience for the role, please send your CV and a covering letter illustrating how your skills and experience suit the requirements as outlined in the person specification to UmVjcnVpdG1lbnRAbmZ1Lm9yZy51aw==.

Internal applications please complete an expression of interest form.

Closing date: 29th September 2019

Interview date: 15th October 2019

The NFU is an Equal Opportunities employer and values diversity.

Last edited on: 27:08:2019

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