MFFP Programme Manager: Conservation & Land Management

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Closing date: 30 June 2024


The Role

We are recruiting for a talented manager to lead our conservation and land management programme. This is an excellent opportunity to help shape the future of the award-winning Moors for the Future Partnership. The role offers you the opportunity of making a real difference to the South Pennine uplands – and beyond. Our core working area is the South Pennine SAC, but we have a global reach as far as Tibet and the Falkland Islands. 

You will develop new opportunities and innovative ways of providing the vital evidence for the effectiveness of all strands of our work and will lead the team which collects it. A large part of your role will be to develop new business, from small grants to major funding applications. 

About You

You will have a degree level in a relevant subject, with expertise in management of upland ecosystems with a focus on peatland. You must be an excellent team player to be able to work as part of the management team to deliver an integrated programme on behalf of the Partnership. 

You must be a skilled programme manager, with strong leadership and people skills along with a proactive attitude. Experience of fund raising and grant application along with working in collaboration with others, is a must. 


We offer a range of staff benefits including flexi-time, a great pension with employer contribution of 19.57%, 26-31 days holiday plus Bank Holidays and free parking at most of our offices. Please look at our Total Reward Brochure to see what we offer.

Flexible Working

You will be based at the Moorland Centre, within the beautiful village of Edale, minutes from the Pennine Way. Hybrid working is available but if you would like me to consider any other flexible working options, please contact me on the details above or contact 

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Peak District National Park Authority is committed to equal opportunities. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us. 

We are a Disability Confident employer and guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the role. 

If you are unable to apply on line and require a word version of the application form please contact 

Further Information

You can view the job description, person specification and apply on our careers site.


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