The Scottish Land Commission is seeking to appoint a Training Coordinator on a fixed-term contract for 18 months. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Scottish Land Commission team and shape changes in the way land is owned and used.
Scottish Land Commission
The Scottish Land Commission stimulates fresh thinking in the ways we own and use land in Scotland. We are a public body, established by the Scottish Parliament in 2017, and our role is to advise on changes in policy and law, and to support good practice and change on the ground.
The Commission’s strategic plan 2020-23 sets out our delivery focus in three themes:
• Reforming land rights
• Reforming land markets
• Responsible land ownership and use
This role will support adoption of the Scottish Land Rights and Responsibilities Statement (LRRS) principles by delivering a programme of high-impact online and in-person training for key stakeholders.
• Design an impactful and high-quality programme of training on land rights and responsibilities (LRR), tailored as appropriate to different sectors and circumstances, and drawing on the experience and expertise of SLC colleagues and external input (where appropriate).
• Work with colleagues to deliver the LRR training programme, engaging external stakeholders and speakers as needed, and providing all technical and organisational support.
• Work across the organisation to develop a suite of resources to accompany and embed training in practice, using existing resources and identifying opportunities to create new resources.
• Create an online library of resources for others to draw on, including case studies, presentations and recorded training, targeting different sectors and demographics.
• Monitor and evaluate the training programme to achieve positive feedback, adapting the methodology in response to feedback and providing regular reports.
• Build strong relationships with key stakeholders to develop and deliver an effective training programme that meets their needs.
• Work with colleagues to promote training opportunities and achieve good participation numbers.
• Deliver specified projects and take responsibility for delivering defined outputs in the Commission’s business plan ensuring that agreed outputs are delivered on time and to the expected standard.
• Actively collaborate with colleagues on other projects to deliver Commission outputs.
The successful candidate will have professional experience in developing and delivering training programmes. They will have extensive experience in designing and delivering impactful training programmes and facilitating workshops that deliver real-world change. They will have knowledge of different training and facilitation approaches and when to use them.
The candidate will have the ability to build relationships and engage constructively with a wide variety of stakeholders to deliver coordinated programmes of activity. They will have the ability to work with a wide range of different groups and broker communications amongst potentially conflicting motivations and views.
They must have strong project coordination/management skills and the proven ability to meet deadlines. They will also have experience in evaluating and monitoring activities.
The candidate must be willing to learn and take on new areas of responsibility and to quickly assimilate new information. They must be willing to travel to fulfil the requirements of the post.