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HR Manager

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
HRM
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales
Salary
Basic salary up to £37,849 per annum

HR Manager
Full Time – 37 hours per week

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park boasts some of the most spectacular scenery and diverse wildlife in Britain including internationally important nature reserves, geology and archaeology.

Our staff are our most valuable asset and the HR Managers’ role will be to deliver people management strategies in support of the organisation’s strategic aims. The role will have both a strategic and an operational focus, providing expert advice and support on all HR matters.

Main Responsibilities:

• Work in close partnership with senior management to prepare and implement a HR strategy that supports both managers and staff to contribute towards the work of the Authority.
• Lead on the Authority’s approach to Health and Safety and staff well-being and keep up to date with relevant employment law and H&S legislation.
• Develop and maintain HR policies and oversee relevant budgets which ensure good value for money.
• Support and where appropriate lead organisational initiatives to develop new approaches towards staff management.
• Manage investigations and complex employee relations issues including redundancy and grievance.
• Oversee all aspects of performance appraisal systems and training and coordinate work placement and other processes as appropriate.
• Ensure that the Authority maintains appropriate systems for all aspects of the HR service.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

• Educated to degree level or have significant relevant experience and hold CIPD membership.
• Significant experience working in a senior HR role, especially in a role providing strategic leadership.
• Experience of managing a team of staff together with experience of dealing with sensitive information and situations.
• Proven track record of managing change and high levels of self-motivation, professionalism and resilience, emotional intelligence and literacy.
• Ability to work within and contribute positively to the ethos and values of the National Park Authority.
• The ability to work through the medium of Welsh would be an advantage. There will be an expectation on any candidate to agree to learn Welsh to a level where they are able to work at level B2 within an agreed period. The Authority will provide support to enable the successful candidate to reach this standard.
• Hold a full driving licence.

Salary and Benefits:

Basic salary up to £37,849, minimum 23 days holiday, rising to 28 days, plus public holidays, local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements, career development opportunities.

The position will be based at our HQ in Pembroke Dock; the office is an 8 minute walk from the nearest train station, we have secure cycle parking facilities and ample car parking. We also operate a pool car scheme for site visits.

Closing Date: 30/09/19

Function
Human Resources
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37 hours per week


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Planning/Policy

Team Leader - Development Management

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
TLDM
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales
Salary
Basic salary up to £43,662 per annum

Team Leader - Development Management
Full Time – 37 hours per week

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park boasts some of the most spectacular scenery and diverse wildlife in Britain including internationally important nature reserves, geology and archaeology.

We are seeking an individual who thrives in a role with a strong focus on people and places and ensuring that local communities enjoy a proper standard of living and are actively engaged in the work of the Authority, working with partners and stakeholders across Pembrokeshire, Wales and beyond.

Purpose of the Role:

Provide professional planning leadership and management of staff within the Development Management Service including Enforcement, with a clear emphasis on continuous improvement, performance delivery and customer service, under the direction of the Director of Planning and Park Direction.

Main Responsibilities:

• Manage the service budget effectively and manage a personal caseload of all forms of planning and related matters, acting as role model for the team.
• Plan, prepare and present reports to Development Management Committee and other Authority meetings as required.
• Act as expert planning witness at public inquiries and to produce statements and proofs of evidence as required for appeals and court hearings.
• Represent the Authority at community council and other stakeholder meetings and within professional groups, being a positive and proactive role model in communicating and engaging with all stakeholders.
• Respond to Welsh Government consultations and any other proposals relating to legislation and guidance, on behalf of the Authority within timescales.
• Demonstrate commitment to the value of the planning service to the delivery of Park Purposes and the objectives of the Well-being of Future Generations Act and to act as advocate for the function both inside and outside the Authority.
• Ensure that the service demonstrates ongoing improvement on quality and performance standards.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

• Town and Country Planning qualification or related discipline to degree level.
• Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute.
• Relevant planning experience.
• Relevant other experience, to include all or some of these: management of staff, responsibility for service delivery, successful process improvement and management of budgets.
• Thorough understanding of the legislative, procedural and policy framework within which the planning system operates in Wales.
• Understanding and appreciation of the key role of planning in the context of a National Park in Wales.
• Welsh language ability (or an intention to learn) and a full driving licence.

Salary and Benefits:

Basic salary up to £43,662, plus car allowance, minimum 23 days holiday, rising to 28 days plus public holidays, local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements, career development opportunities.

The position will be based at our HQ in Pembroke Dock; the office is an 8 minute walk from the nearest train station, we have secure cycle parking facilities and ample car parking. We also operate a pool car scheme for site visits.

Closing Date: 07/10/19

Function
Planning/Policy
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37 hours per week


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Projects/Coordinators

Pembrokeshire Outdoor Schools Co-ordinator

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
PODS
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales
Salary
Basic salary up to £23,836 per annum

Pembrokeshire Outdoor Schools Co-ordinator
2 Year Contract / Full Time / 37 hours per week

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park boasts some of the most spectacular scenery and diverse wildlife in Britain including internationally important nature reserves, geology and archaeology.

Purpose of the Role:

A new and exciting position has arisen for an Outdoor Schools Co-ordinator; the purpose of this role is to co-ordinate the activities of Pembrokeshire Outdoor Schools (PODS) partnership.

Main Responsibilities:

• Delivering training focused on learning outdoors for teachers and others involved in education.
• Deliver and oversee work with pupils from local schools which demonstrates and highlights good practice in outdoor learning.
• Provide support for schools and teachers in relation to outdoor learning including the preparation of supporting resources such as information sheets.
• Collect and collate evidence from schools with regard to the value of outdoor learning.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• Hold a relevant degree or appropriate experience.
• Experience of leadership in the outdoors and at least one year’s experience of outdoor environmental education / engagement (relevant health and safety issues / risk assessment procedures).
• Knowledge of the National Curriculum, excellent communication and organisational skills together with good ICT skills.
• The ability to work independently or as part of a team and an understanding of safeguarding issues and a clean driving licence.
• The ability to work through the medium of Welsh, level B1 (Intermediate Level).
• Safeguarding: This post is subject to a DBS check.

Salary and Benefits:

2 year contract, basic salary up to £23,836, 23 days holiday, rising to 28 days, plus public holidays, local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements, career development opportunities.

The position will be based at our HQ in Pembroke Dock; the office is an 8 minute walk from the nearest train station, we have secure cycle parking facilities and ample car parking. We also operate a pool car scheme for site visits.

Closing Date: 03/10/19

Function
Projects/Coordinators
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
37 hours per week


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Visitor Services

Visitor Centre and Gallery Assistant – Oriel y Parc, St Davids, Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
VCGA
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales
Salary
£9 per hour

Visitor Centre and Gallery Assistant – Oriel y Parc, St Davids, Pembrokeshire
£9 per hour / Part time / Casual

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is one of Britain’s most iconic protected areas; the award winning Oriel y Parc Visitor Centre and Gallery is one of our highest profile visitor facilities and is here to help visitors make the best of their stay in Pembrokeshire.

The Visitor Centre and Gallery Assistant will:

• Promote a greater understanding and enjoyment of the National Park and the Authority’s purposes and provide the highest standard of visitor information service and customer care.
• Offer a warm welcome and successfully raise a positive profile of Oriel y Parc through exceptional customer service standards.
• Advise and orientate visitors to promote Oriel y Parc’s facilities and services to meet their individual needs.
• Provide a comprehensive visitor information and retail service to all who contact Oriel y Parc.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated person who has:

• Customer service experience, a strong work ethic and a very good local knowledge.
• Good organisational skills and the ability to communicate effectively both face to face and on the telephone.
• The ability to use reference resources and time tables (including on-line) to extract information.
• Retail experience and the ability to communicate in Welsh (both are desirable but not essential).
• A flexible attitude to working patterns (Oriel y Parc is open 7 days per week, weekend and public holiday working is essential for this position).
• An interest in the National Park, the work of the Authority and Oriel y Parc.

A standard DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this position.

Closing Date: 22/09/19

Function
Visitor Services
Status
Part Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
Casual Contract


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