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Shale Trail Project Manager

  • Part time
  • £30,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th April 2019

  • Advertised from 12th April 2019
  • + car allowance + 8% pension contribution. 28 hours per week. Fixed-term contract to October 2020.


On behalf of the partners, ELGT is looking to appoint a part-time Shale Trail Project Manager to oversee all aspects of development and delivery of the Shale Trail project in West Lothian.

The ‘Shale Trail’ is a new strategic project that will create an inspiring, enjoyable off-road trail of approximately 16 miles, linking some of West Lothian’s key shale villages, sites and features. It will shine a new light on the rich oil shale heritage of West Lothian, enabling local people and visitors to engage with social, cultural, ecological and other aspects of local history specific to the industry, as well as enabling recreation and outdoor exercise.

We are looking for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic self-starter, with proven ability and a successful record of managing similar scale projects through partnership working.

Application notes

To apply for the post, please complete and return an application form by 5pm on Monday 29th April to CVs will not be accepted.

Interview date: Wednesday 8 May 2019.

For a job pack and further information about ELGT, see below or please visit our website at or contact the Trust at: Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust, 109/11 Swanston Road, Edinburgh EH10 7DS. Tel: 0131 445 4025 or email

This post is supported by Heritage Lottery Fund and the West Lothian LEADER programme.