Fife Coast and Countryside Trust
Fife Coast and Countryside Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC031247

Fife Coast and Countryside Trust is a registered environmental charity that manages, conserves and enhances the biodiversity and countryside of Fife.


Current vacancies

Top job! Head of Conservation & Engagement

  • Full time
  • £36,473 – £44,282
  • Dysart
  • Closing 8th November 2021

Fife Coast and Countryside Trust (FCCT) is an independent charitable trust who work to promote, manage, and maintain Fife’s exceptional outdoor spaces. We are an organisation driven by a passion for Fife’s natural heritage and a commitment to promoting understanding and care for the natural environment through outdoor learning; and are currently seeking a ‘Head of Conservation & Engagement’ who will be an integral part in driving our work forward. We believe that our people are our greatest asset and look to employ individuals who bring a positive, energetic, constructive, and committed attitude to the workplace.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a keen eye for detail, excellent communication skills in English, and the ability to work effectively as part of a close-knit team. Managing multiple demands and prioritizing effectively will be essential in leading and inspiring your team in the development and delivery of the FCCT’s Conservation and Engagement Plan.

Applicants should also be able to demonstrate the ability to think creatively and strategically at a senior level, and have experience managing diverse teams with broad ranging objectives.

Essential characteristics:

• A degree or equivalent professional qualification in a subject relevant to the post;

• Experience of managing staff and a demonstrable ability to lead, motivate, and develop diverse teams;

• Build strong and effective community partnerships and stakeholder relationships representing the Trust as appropriate.

• Build partnerships to support the Trust’s environmental and access agendas ensuring we add value rather than duplicate effort.

• Experience of project and budget management with a track record of delivering projects on time and on budget;

• A clear ability to take initiative, support a vision and drive innovative approaches to influence the actions of others;

• A full UK driving licence or access to a driver if disability prevents driving.

This post is a full-time (36 hours per week) permanent post with an annual salary from £36473 - £44282. Work will be delivered over a five-day week but may include some evening and weekend work as required. Additional benefits include:

• Holiday entitlement of 24 days (rising to 29 days after the completion of 5 years of service) plus 8 days Public Holiday;

• Competitive pension contribution;

• Access to Cycle to Work Scheme;

• Access to training and professional development;

• Flexible working.

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Outdoor Education Manager

  • Full time
  • £26,768 – £33,939
  • Fife
  • Closing 22nd October 2021

Fife Coast and Countryside Trust (FCCT) is an independent charitable trust that looks after Fife’s finest natural heritage. We are seeking an Education Manager to join our dynamic and effective team. We are an organisation driven by a passion for Fife’s natural heritage and a commitment to promoting understanding and care for the natural environment through outdoor learning. We believe that our people are our greatest asset and look to employ individuals who bring a positive, energetic, constructive, and committed attitude to the workplace.

In accordance with the Curriculum for Excellence through Outdoor Learning, FCCT recognises that outdoor learning provides meaningful and memorable learning experiences that can add relevance and depth to curriculums. Learning outdoors can be enjoyable, creative, challenging and adventurous and helps people, young and old, learn by experience and grow as confident and responsible citizens who value and appreciate the spectacular landscapes, natural heritage and culture of Fife. We are also committed to ensuring the outdoors is a place for all those who wish to access it responsibly and with care for nature.

Working to the Head of Communities and Engagement, this role offers an opportunity for an able educator with a strong belief in the value of outdoor learning to really make a difference. You will be able to shape and influence outdoor learning policy and deliver meaningful and rewarding experiences to people of all ages. To achieve this, the Education Manager will identify key stakeholders including schools, colleges and universities and other educational establishments. They will drive strategic engagement across these organisations, building relationships and strengthening collaborative working practises. They will deliver an engaging and informative educational programme of events that teaches the value of responsible access and the benefits of time spent in the natural environment.

Essential Characteristics

  • Firm understanding of, and commitment to, the Curriculum for Excellence through Outdoor Learning.
  • Educated to SCQF level 9, which includes a degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.
  • Collaborative and engaging with the ability enthuse and inspire project teams and stakeholders.
  • Significant experience of teaching in the outdoor learning environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Project management experience. Taking ownership of all stages from development through to evaluation with an eye for detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present clearly and confidently to a range of audiences.

This post is a full-time (36 hours per week) permanent post with an annual salary from £ 26768 to £ 33939. Work will be delivered over a five-day week but may include some evening and weekend work as required. Additional benefits include:

  • Access to and support for professional development and training
  • A comprehensive induction and orientation
  • Access to a competitive Pension Scheme
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This vacancy has now closed

Executive Assistant

  • Full time
  • £26,768 – £33,939
  • Fife
  • Closing 9th August 2021

The Fife Coast and Countryside Trust (FCCT) is seeking an Executive Assistant to join our dynamic and effective team. We are an organisation driven by a passion for Fife and committed to developing and delivering high quality, impact led projects for the benefit of people and nature. We believe that our people are our greatest asset and look to employ individuals who bring a positive, energetic, constructive, and committed attitude to the workplace.

Our Executive Assistant will manage a variety of highly specialised and confidential administrative support duties in support of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and wider senior team; including administrative operations, CEO hospitality, project support, deadline compliance, and work to and with documents and files with a particular emphasis on Governance.

Essential Characteristics

· Excellent IT skills, including use of MS Office packages, proficiency in word, excel etc.

· Confident and highly developed minute and note taking skills.

· Working experience/knowledge of meeting software packages such as Zoom, Teams, Google Meet etc.

· Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels, both internal and external.

· Ability to work as part of a team with differing responsibilities and workloads.

· Experience of developing and/or maintaining systems, processes and procedures.

· Ability to plan own work, use initiative and meet deadlines.

· Experience of reporting to and working with directors and senior leaders.

This post is a full-time (36 hours per week) permanent post with an annual salary from £26,768 to £33,939. Work will be delivered over a five-day week but may include some evening and weekend work as required. Additional benefits include:

· Access to and support for professional development and training

· A comprehensive induction and orientation

· Access to a competitive Pension Scheme

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This vacancy has now closed

HR Assistant

  • Part time
  • £21,193 – £23,483 pro-rata
  • Fife
  • Closing 9th August 2021

The Fife Coast and Countryside Trust (FCCT) is seeking a HR Assistant to join our dynamic and effective Support Services team. We are an organisation driven by a passion for Fife and committed to developing and delivering high quality, impact led projects for the benefit of people and nature. We believe that our people are our greatest asset and look to employ individuals who bring a positive, energetic, constructive, and committed attitude to the workplace.

As a HR Assistant Fife Coast and Countryside Trust will ask you to perform a number of regular and ad hoc tasks to aid the smooth running of the HR section of the team. You will be asked to assist in the administration of the HR function and will be the first point of contact for employees in other departments of the business while ensuring our HR department is organised and operates smoothly to attract, hire and retain our employees.

Essential Characteristics

· Experience of working within Human Resources

· Experience of MS Office packages, Word Excel etc.

· Ability to use own initiative while working to deadlines.

· Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels, both internal and external.

· Good oral and written communication skills.

· Ability to work as part of a team.

This post is a part-time (20 - 24 hours per week) permanent post with an annual salary from £21,193 to £23,483 pro rata. Work will be delivered over a five-day week but may include some evening and weekend work as required.

Additional benefits include:

· Access to and support for professional development and training

· Flexible working arrangements

· A comprehensive induction and orientation

· Access to a competitive Pension Scheme

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