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Oifis Stòras, Daliburgh, South Uist, HS8 5SS
POST: Development Officer – Temporary Post 1 year.
37.5 Hours per week
SALARY: dependant on experience
REPORTS TO: Development Manager
LOCATION: Oifis Stòras, Daliburgh, South Uist
The overall purpose of this post is to support the development, delivery and marketing
of projects throughout the Stòras Uibhist area. The post-holder will be part of a
small team and have particular responsibility for supporting existing staff in delivering
the various development projects identified by the Board of Stòras Uibhist at present
and in the future.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The post-holder will work closely with the Development Manager and other employees
to help ensure efficient delivery of projects. Projects will include, but not be
limited to, drainage system and floodgate repairs, tourism, land management and environmental
projects, and estate assets/infrastructure improvements.
The post holder will undertake project development activities including: planning,
costing, design management, procurement, consenting and stakeholder consultation.
This will be in conjunction with the Development Manager, full training being provided
to allow the post holder to undertake these project management activities independently.
The post holder will provide support to the Development Team in the preparation and
management of funding applications and approvals, including claims preparation and
reporting. Training will be provided in the preparation and management with a view
to the post holder undertaking these responsibilities independently.
The post holder will provide administrative support to the Development Manager including:
correspondence, arrangement of meetings, filing, record-keeping.
The post holder will support the organisation in the eternal communications, including
social media, website updates, e-newsletters and consultations.
The post-holder will ensure that proper and timeous information is given to the Development
Manager and Chief Executive of Stòras Uibhist.
The postholder will undertake any other relevant duty or responsibility which the
Development Manager may need to allocate from time to time to ensure the efficiency
and effectiveness of its role. Significant permanent changes in responsibilities
will require agreed revisions to be made to this job description.
Provide support to the Office Manager as required, including answering telephone,
POST: PART TIME DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Highers (or equivalent), or above essential
Ability to provide high quality reports and written communications.
Able to work with financial costings and projections
Excellent verbal communication skills, including participation in meetings
Ability to manage and prioritise a varied workload
Understanding of the role and functions of Stòras Uibhist within the Community.
Ability to work in a modern PC environment including using MS Office, email and the
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to provide a high standard of work to tight deadlines
An understanding of the business, voluntary and community sectors of the South Uist
Full driving licence
Speak, read, write Gaelic
Ability to access difficult terrain and buildings
Willingness to work flexibly and do “out of hours” and “out of area” work etc
Experience of grant funding applications or projects
Website and social media experience.
How to apply: Applications should be made to Jennifer MacLeod, Corporate Services
Manager, Stòras Uibhist, Oifis Stòras, Daliburgh, South Uist, HS8 5SS; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter clearly stating relevant
experience, qualities and suitability for the post.
Closing date for applications is 9am Friday 16th December 2016 with interviews planned
for the week of the 9th January 2017.