Project Officer (Natural Capital)

Northumberland National Park Authority

Submit: Mission Officer – Pure Capital
Directorate: Park Administration
Accountable to: Hadrian’s Wall Wetlands Panorama Restoration Mission Supervisor
Chargeable for: No Direct Stories
Grade: Band 5
Time period: 18 Months Mounted Time period Contract.
Work base: Based mostly from our places of work in Hexham together with journey inside the Nationwide Park. Hybrid
earn a living from home choices additionally accessible 

Job goal 

This can be a key position within the Nationwide Park’s formidable challenge to develop a set of pure capital
accounts, together with a repeatable methodology, to help our Hadrian’s Wall Recovering Nature
(HWRN) initiative and Hadrian’s Wall Wetlands Panorama Restoration (HWWLR). The put up will report
to the HWWLR Mission Supervisor and will probably be accountable for the next principal duties:

  • To implement the North of Tyne Mixed Authority funded Haltwhistle Burn to Bellingham
    Pure Capital Baselining and Accounting Mission on behalf of Northumberland Nationwide Park
  • To handle any guide contracts. 
  • To be the strategic lead on the promotion and showcasing of this thrilling challenge, each
    internally and externally. 
  • General accountability for price range administration, challenge claims and reporting. 
  • To guide the strategic coordination with companions together with Hadrian’s Wall Recovering Nature
    steering group members and different stakeholders. 

Key Consequence Areas

Mission Improvement and Implementation 

  • Develop an implementation framework for the general Mission Plan, together with work planning,
    defining duties and allocating assets. 
  • Establish challenge stakeholders and develop and implement an acceptable stakeholder
    engagement technique. 
  • General administration of and accountability for the profitable implementation of the challenge
    Workstreams and supply of the Key Outputs. 
  • Alongside the Information and Monitoring Officer and different acceptable NNPA employees, consider and
    establish acceptable accounting metrics. 
  • Ship a set of baseline pure capital accounts, developed in accordance with the
    rules set out within the baselining and accounting challenge plan. 
  • Develop and doc a repeatable methodology for producing the accounts that can be utilized
    by the Nationwide Park Authority and its key stakeholders and companions; solicit knowledgeable and peer
    suggestions on the methodology. 
  • Develop a programme of labor required to keep up and replace the accounts on an annual
  • Work with the NNPA Strategic Initiatives Supervisor and Information and Monitoring Officer to develop a
    monitoring, analysis and studying framework to tell efficient ongoing choice making and
    wider classes, together with reporting to the Nationwide Park Authority. 
  • Handle reporting and threat registers, together with accountability for the mitigation of dangers
    and implementation of change to make sure challenge success. 
  • Handle the resourcing and procurement necessities of the challenge Workstreams. 

Communication and reporting

  • Signify the challenge to inside groups, the Nationwide Park Authority and its exterior
    stakeholders and companions. 
  • Construct sturdy working relationships with challenge stakeholders to realize buy-in. 
  • Assist the HWWLR Mission Supervisor within the growth and supply of a communications
    technique in help of the challenge, its targets, and the broader adoption of its accounts and
    accounting methodology. 
  • Lead the preparation and presentation of experiences explaining and selling the challenge’s
    work and its contributions to the Hadrian’s Wall Recovering Nature initiative and different ongoing
    panorama restoration work. 
  • Working with the Information and Monitoring Officer, be certain that challenge knowledge is clear, structured
    and accessible. 
  • Produce efficiency info, as required, to help Authority-wide efficiency
    reporting and to show the influence of initiatives and supply of company outcomes. 
  • Work intently with colleagues. 


  • Assist the supply of all challenge workstreams and advocate on behalf of the challenge to
    the Nationwide Park Authority’s administration.
  • Promote a tradition based mostly on teamwork, open communication and collaboration all through the
    Nationwide Park Authority and its wider stakeholders and companions. 
  • Handle contractors as acceptable.

Different Duties 

  • Make sure that work and repair provision is carried out in a fashion which safeguards the
    well being and security of the workforce and most people observing and making use of Well being &
    Security Coverage and Practices. 
  • Assist the HWWLR Mission Supervisor in managing the challenge logistics. 
  • Undertake every other duties in step with the put up as could also be directed by the HWWLR Mission
  • Proactively help the promotion of equality and inclusion in all areas of labor. 
  • Adjust to Normal Safety Information Regulation (GDPR) and implement Memorandum of
    Understanding with key companions, as acceptable. 
  • Some other duties in step with the character, stage and grade of the put up as could also be

Particular person Specification 



  • Educated to diploma stage in environmental, ecological, or pure sciences, or in an
    economics-related or a land management-related self-discipline, or equal stage of expertise.
  • Robust information of present approaches to pure capital, together with frameworks for pure
    capital accounting. 
  • Robust information of ecosystem providers ideas. 
  • Data of environmental metrics. 
  • Data of panorama restoration, habitat sorts, and land administration concerns and


  • Glorious interpersonal expertise, particularly a capability to inspire colleagues by
    clear communication and route. 
  • Skill to affect companions in a method that results in efficient supply and good working
  • Robust knowledge administration expertise. 
  • Assured in the usage of info expertise techniques, together with the usage of Microsoft
    Workplace 365 and MS Groups. 
  • Proficient in use of GIS. 


  • A monitor file of participating stakeholders and dealing with companions in collaborative
    initiatives, ideally inside the pure atmosphere sector. 
  • Expertise of pure capital, panorama restoration, nature restoration, or ecological
    monitoring initiatives. 
  • Expertise of managing challenge deliverables and efficiently delivering initiatives to price range
    and deadline. 
  • Expertise of briefing and managing consultants. 
  • Expertise of speaking initiatives and connecting them to the broader context to be able to
    facilitate stakeholder buy-in and adoption of challenge outputs. 

Private Qualities 

  • Skill to work a versatile sample and journey to websites to fulfil the necessities of the
    put up. 
  • A want to study extra about pure capital approaches and develop a specialist supply of
    information inside the Nationwide Park Authority. 
  • An curiosity in wildlife and pure landscapes. 
  • Entrepreneurial strategy to selling and advocating for the challenge. 


  • Mission administration qualification. 
  • Expertise with or information of pure capital valuation methods. 
  • Expertise authoring or managing the creation of pure capital accounts. 
  • Data of land administration stakeholders and coverage. 
  • Data of Nationwide Parks and guarded areas. 
  • A sound information of well being and security procedures. 

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