National Landscape Operations Manager

£41,418 - £44,428 Grade 11 (33-36)
Full Time 37 hrs per week

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Operations Manager to lead our  National Landscape teams.

The successful candidate will be responsible for critical operational and project delivery, reporting to the Director of Chichester Harbour National Landscape. You will have strong proven experience of leading teams and setting targets. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of building and maintaining positive relationships.

Your day-to-day business will be to lead, guide, and develop individual teams, being responsible for the existing workstreams of Education, Farming, Planning, and Countryside Management. This will require you to monitor performance, balance  priorities and work closely with your subject matter experts to ensure positive impact and sustainable results.

In addition, as the lead manager for projects, you will be tasked with initiating and delivering new innovative access and conservation projects, on-time and to budget. You will therefore play a key role in conserving and enhancing the natural beauty of Chichester Harbour National Landscape. The role will also be required to deputise for the Director when required, at Senior Management Team (SMT) meetings and with external stakeholders.

Chichester Harbour Conservancy believes in excellence, collaboration, and empowerment of people in a way that maximises potential in a challenging, fun, and fair environment. This is an exciting opportunity to join a motivated and dedicated team working to protect and restore nature in the iconic landscape of Chichester Harbour.

Annual leave: 35 days per year (inclusive of bank holidays)

The closing date for applications is 9am Monday 26 February 2024.
Interviews will be held w/c 11 March 2024.

Please apply using the Chichester Harbour Conservancy Application Form.
Send your completed application form to
For any enquiries about the role please contact Richard Austin on 01243 512301



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