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CAM - Local Development Officer

Part-Time: 18.5 hours per week

Salary: £23,460 per annum pro rata

Fixed Term: 18 months


This post is part funded by LEADER and Highlands and Islands Enterprise.


Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn (Galson Estate Trust) is looking to recruit an energetic and self-motivated individual to act as a catalyst for innovative and sustainable community development.


The successful candidate will work with the Urras and the wider community, to develop projects which align with the Strategic Plan for the area. Key priorities have been established by the community and a range of projects and activities will be delivered to support these priorities.


The applicant will have a good understanding of the issues affecting fragile rural areas and be IT literate.


A relevant qualification or prior experience in community-led development would be advantageous as would a knowledge and affinity for the locality.


The ability to work on your own initiative is essential.


The closing date for applications is midday on Friday 26th May 2017.

This post is fixed term for 18 months, but there may be opportunities to extend the contract beyond this.


For an application pack please contact:

Lisa Maclean, Commercial Development Manager

UOG Business Centre, South Galson,

Isle of Lewis, HS2 0SH

Tel: 01851 850393    Email: office@uogltd.com    Web: www.galsontrust.com



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