Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust
Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC018196

The Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust is a successful and widely-respected independent charity that undertakes community-based environmental projects, working with partners to improve the quality and accessibility of greenspaces in and around Scotland’s capital city. We believe that quality local greenspaces can have a positive impact on the health and well-being of individuals, particularly those living in disadvantaged areas. ELGT generates up to £1M annually to fund and manage projects that include the creation and improvement of parks and gardens, woodlands, vacant and derelict land and cycleways, in addition to delivering programmes of community activities to support healthy living and active travel.

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Shale Trail Project Manager

  • Part time
  • £30,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th April 2019

On behalf of the partners, ELGT is looking to appoint a part-time Shale Trail Project Manager to oversee all aspects of development and delivery of the Shale Trail project in West Lothian.

The ‘Shale Trail’ is a new strategic project that will create an inspiring, enjoyable off-road trail of approximately 16 miles, linking some of West Lothian’s key shale villages, sites and features. It will shine a new light on the rich oil shale heritage of West Lothian, enabling local people and visitors to engage with social, cultural, ecological and other aspects of local history specific to the industry, as well as enabling recreation and outdoor exercise.

We are looking for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic self-starter, with proven ability and a successful record of managing similar scale projects through partnership working.

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Finance & Office Manager

  • Part time
  • £28,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 1st May 2019

ELGT is looking to appoint a new Finance & Office Manager to have responsibility for the management of financial and accounting functions and to assist the Chief Executive in the smooth and efficient operation of the Trust. You will be responsible for all aspects of the administration of the Trust, whilst ensuring that the office is run cost effectively in compliance with legal obligations.

We are looking for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic self-starter, with an excellent track record of managing a modern office environment and ability to maintain all areas of responsibility, including finance, HR, IT and general administration.

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Projects Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th May 2019

ELGT is looking to appoint a Projects Officer to assist the Project Programme Manager in the delivery and development of greenspace and other woodland and green network projects as part of the ELGT annual work programme.

We are looking for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic self-starter, with a strong interest and qualifications/ experience in environmental, woodland or community development related areas, and a proven track record of project development and implementation and partnership working.

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