Vacancy: ICF Development Director | Salary £40- 45,000

Vacancy: ICF Development Director | Salary £40- 45,000

Based in Bristol (may be flexible)

The Institute of Chartered Foresters, a professional membership organisation for chartered forestry and arboricultural professionals, was founded in 1925. We are at an exciting point in our history and to help us continue to develop our success and our profile we are looking for an experienced senior professional to join our team.

This role, reporting directly to the Executive Director in Edinburgh, is key to the strategic development of the organisation and will provide the right individual with a great opportunity within a forward-looking membership organisation.

You will work as part of a small team to promote the professional status of the Chartered Forester and Arboriculturist to employers, the public and individual professionals, and to provide advice and information on forestry and arboriculture matters to key decision makers and influencers highlighting the importance of our profession to a growing industry. You will play a key role in identifying issues and opportunities for professional development in our sector, particularly through partnership working, developing and managing an annual programme of CPD events throughout the UK.

Knowledge of the profession and the issues currently facing the sector are desirable as are excellent written, verbal and presentation skills. The post requires motivation, initiative, and strategic insight combined with a professional approach. Regular travel throughout the UK will be required.

This position is being offered as a full time permanent post. We offer the following benefits: contributory pension scheme; professional development opportunities and 20 days annual leave in addition to statutory public holidays.



Please write in confidence to ICF’s Executive Director, Shireen Chambers, ( demonstrating with clear examples how your skill, knowledge and professional experience relates to the requirements for the post. Please refer to the Person Specification and give examples of how you meet the criteria. A two page CV can be attached in addition. No other documents will be considered.

This is a re-advertised post.

Closing date for applications is 30 September 2016.

Interviews will be held in Bristol in October 2016.



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