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Job vacancy to lead National Park Skills Partnership

8 February 2013

Issued by Loch Lomond and the Trossachs Community Partnership

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs Community Partnership is seeking a Project Manager to take forward the development of a New Skills Partnership for Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.

The Community Partnership has secured funding from Forth Valley and Lomond LEADER, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Authority, Forth Valley College and the University of the West of Scotland to take forward the development of a Skills Partnership for the National Park.

The project aims to secure the development of a new training and education initiative for the people who live and work in and around the National Park area, using existing facilities and resources in new ways and bringing in new training and education provision.

The Project Manager will be responsible for driving the Skills Partnership project forward, for securing the commitment of partners and to ensuring consistency in delivery. The Project Manager will be central to the development, implementation and success of the initiative. They will provide the essential link between the communities and other key partners and will have responsibility for shaping the programme of work in conjunction with the Skills Partnership, once established.

The Project Manager will have a key role gathering, interpreting and disseminating key information relating to the project, as well as developing and maintaining relationships with funders. She/he will require strong negotiating and co-ordination skills and will have vision and commitment to draw a Skills partnership together and make it strong, vibrant and sustainable.

Securing the right candidate to take the project forward is vital to its success. The Community Partnership will be willing to consider a wide range of applications, including secondments from other agencies.

The deadline for applications is Friday 1 March 2013. For full details on how to apply, contact the Community Partnership on 01389 722639 or visit www.thecommunitypartnership.org.uk