This vacancy has now closed

Project Officer – Highland Community Waste Partnership

  • Part time
  • £24,861 – £27,937 pro-rata
  • Based at Lairg & District Learning Centre
  • Closing 4th July 2022

  • Advertised from 22nd June 2022
  • 17.5 hours per week at a pro-rata salary of £24,861.20 - £27,937 per annum (based on a 35 hour work week) Fixed term until 31st March 2025.


We’re looking for a creative individual who’s passionate about reducing waste to lead on our Highland Community Waste Partnership programme of workshops, events and communications.

The Highland Community Waste Partnership (HCWP) is a new programme funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and coordinated by environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful, in partnership with eight local implementing partners in the Highlands, including Lairg & District Learning Centre.

The project will build collaboration across implementing partners and beyond, aiming to reduce consumption and waste emissions across the Highlands and build a movement towards more sustainable consumption, consistent with a Net Zero future.

As a member of the Delivery Group for the Highland Community Waste Partnership, comprising representatives of the implementing partners, the post-holder will:

• Positively and actively participate in the HCWP Delivery Group, ensuring an effective interface between Lairg & District Learning Centre and the Partnership, collaborating, sharing learning and providing support to other members as needed.

• Ensure an effective contribution to the overall outcomes and activities of the programme, including a Highland-wide programme of workshops, events and communications, and the establishment of a Highland-wide online sustainable consumption community.

• Lead on the implementation of the particular actions and activities relevant to Lairg & District Learning Centre.

Application notes

Closing Date: Monday 4th July 2022 at 5pm

Interviews: Tuesday 12th July 2022

For further information contact Aileen Ogilvie at