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North West Wales World Heritage Co-ordinator - Service Regeneration Programme
£32,909 - £34,723 a year | Temporary
- Job title:
- North West Wales World Heritage Co-ordinator - Service Regeneration Programme
- Economy and Community Development
- Economic Development Programmes
- Closing date:
- 18/05/2023 10:00
- Job type/Hours:
- Temporary three years | 37 Hour
- £32,909 - £34,723 a year
- Pay Scale:
- See Job Advertisement
This post is funded in partnership between Cyngor Gwynedd and Cadw and is an unique opportunity to work with both organisations to coordinate projects, activities and groups for two of Wales’s World Heritage Sites; The Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd (World Heritage Sites: Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd | Cadw (gov.wales)), and The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales (Front page | LLECHI CYMRU)
Gwynedd Council offers an attractive employment package, for more information please click on this Information Pack
Gwynedd Council operates internally through the medium of Welsh, and offers all its services bilingually. The applicant will be required to reach the linguistic level noted as one of the essential skills in the Person Specification.
We encourage everyone who applies for a job with Gwynedd Council to submit job applications in Welsh or bilingually.
(Applications submitted in English only or Welsh only will always be treated equally, but we ask applicants to consider carefully what the linguistic requirements of the job in question is and if it would be more appropriate to submit an application in Welsh.)
Location - Flexible (to be confirmed)
For further information about this post please contact Hannah Joyce on 07976441632
Application forms and further details available from, Support Service, Gwynedd Council, Council Offices, Caernarfon, LL55 1SH
Tel: 01286 679076 E-Mail: email@example.com
CLOSING DATE: 10.00 AM, THURSDAY, 18/05/2023
If you are successful to be short listed for an interview you will be contacted by E-MAIL using the address provided on your application form. You need to ensure that you check your email regularly.
• Able to prioritise work and adhere to specific deadlines.
• Honest, self-confident, assertive, organised and flexible.
• Creativity and the desire and confidence to offer ideas.
• Communication skills (modern and traditional)
• Able to take on responsibility and be self-motivated.
• Personable and able to communicate effectively.
• Enthusiasm and the desire to solve problems.
• A diplomatic and patient character.
• The ability to see the ‘bigger picture’, to consider the implications of actions on the wider programme, and identify links between the different work elements, within and outside the programme.
• Ability to work under pressure, and as part of a team.
• Planning and organisational skills.
• Use of a car
RELEVANT QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING
• Degree and / or equivalent professional or managerial qualification in a subject relevant to the requirements of the post (considering the nature of the post, extensive experience in the field can be considered as a relevant / additional qualification).
• Evidence of continual professional and personal development.
• Project Management qualification.
• Heritage qualification.
• ECDL or equivalent ITC qualification.
• working with a variety of stakeholders.
• managing digital assets (e.g. social media accounts, website)
• providing a secretariate function for formal meetings, including taking minutes, arranging translation, scheduling meetings, preparing papers.
• preparing reports and formal correspondence (e.g. letters).
• monitoring progress against identified tasks.
• targeting grants from various financial sources.
• developing, coordinating and implementing a programme of activities.
• working as a team or as an individual without supervision.
• working to tight deadlines, and under pressure.
• managing resources.
• working within recognised project management methodology.
• Implementing marketing projects.
• Preparing, implementing and managing contracts, and following procurement guidelines.
• Preparing and implementing work programmes.
• Arranging events, including meetings.
• Creating and implementing marketing plans.
SKILLS AND SPECIALIST KNOWLEDGE
• The ability to plan, monitor and report.
• Excellent verbal communication, interpersonal and written skills; in both Welsh and English.
• IT skills including MS Office, Canva (or similar), social media accounts and drupal (or similar).
• Secretarial skills.
• The ability to hold sensitive discussions and respect confidentiality.
• The ability to deal with people of all ages and backgrounds, and the ability to communicate with and influence stakeholders whilst considering their needs / aspirations.
• An understanding of the challenges facing communities.
Speaking and Listening - Advanced
Able to follow a conversation or discussion through the medium of Welsh and English on a professional level and discuss general day-to-day topics in the field in order to present information and express opinions. Able to give a pre-prepared presentation and respond to any comments and questions on it in Welsh or English.
Reading and Understanding - Advanced
Able to understand standard written Welsh and English; both formal and informal.
Able to gather information from various sources such as letters, reports and articles in Welsh and English in order to fulfil the post.
Writing - Advanced
Present written information confidently by letter, more detailed and technical report formats, and respond to written requests conveying information, ideas and opinions through the medium of Welsh and English. (Assistance is available to check the language.)
Purpose of Post
In partnership with Cadw, Co-ordinate activity in the Northwest Wales World Heritage Sites (WHS) which include the Castles and Walled Towns of King Edward 1 in Gwynedd and the Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales, to enable the Sites to effectively meet their commitments to UNESCO, local communities, organisations and businesses.
Responsibility for Resources e.g. staff, finance, equipment
• Responsibility for funding and equipment linked to the post.
The main duties of the post include:
• Work closely with the Chair(s) of the Partnership Steering Groups to ensure that governance is of the highest standards
• Act as the chief coordinating officer to the Partnership Steering Groups, and ensure they have the infor-mation necessary to enable them to support the management of the Sites
• Support the Partnership Steering Groups and associated sub-groups on the direction and development of the World Heritage Site, including providing the secretariat function for all groups
• Work with the Partnership Steering Groups, Cyngor Gwynedd and Cadw (Welsh Government) staff, part-ners and local communities to implement and monitor the Property Management Plans as submitted to UNESCO.
• Coordinate the development and implementation of Site-wide specific activity strategies, including Market-ing, Learning and Community Engagement.
• Promote the WHS Management Plan vision and values with partner authorities and stakeholders
• Work with the Partnership Steering Groups, Cyngor Gwynedd and Cadw (Welsh Government) staff in addi-tion to funding partners to coordinate the deliver the Property Management Plans and activity strategies
• Co-ordinate a conservation and Maintenance programme for the WHSs in partnership with the Conserva-tion Groups
• Coordinate responses to planning issues which could affect the Outstanding Universal Value of the WHSs on behalf of the Conservation Groups and/or Partnership Steering Groups
Business development and networks
• Represent the WHSs with Partners, Government Departments, Local Authorities and Statutory Agencies
• Consult with UNESCO and International Council for Monuments and Sites (UK) on relevant matters relating to the World Heritage Sites
• Actively seek new and relevant partnerships to develop the Partnership Steering Groups’ programme of activities.
• Ensure that partners understand their responsibilities and support them in delivering the required outputs and outcomes
• Contribute to the delivery of individual partner’s projects which pursue the Management Plans aims
• Provide an effective monitoring regime for the WHSs team
Fundraising and income development
• Explore potential sources of ongoing and additional funding relevant to area of work and support the preparation of funding bids
• Monitor funding programmes to fit with partnership priorities and funders’ criteria
• Manage the relationships with all stakeholders and funders
• Contribute to increasing awareness locally, regionally, nationally and internationally
• Oversee development of the WHS’s brand, marketing and communications and be the key point of con-tact for WHS enquiries and use of brand / logos etc
• Ensure partners and stakeholders are informed of activities relating to the WHS, through communications work identified in the communication strategy
• Co-ordinate the contribution of partners and stakeholders to create a cohesive approach to creating and marketing the WHS and its visitor offer
• Oversee the development and upkeep of all online/digital marketing assets
• Co-ordinate key marketing messages with the Tourism, Marketing and Events Service and other relevant partners and stakeholders.
• Responsible for self-development.
• Ensure compliance with Health and Safety regulations in the workplace in accordance with the responsibilities noted in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Council’s Health and Safety Policy.
• Operate within the Council’s equal opportunities and equality policies.
• Be responsible for managing information in accordance with the Council’s information management standards and guidelines. Ensure that personal information is treated in accordance with Data Protection legislation.
• Commitment to reducing the Council’s carbon emissions in accordance with the Carbon Management Plan, and to encourage others to act positively towards reducing the Council’s carbon footprint.
• Undertake any other reasonable duty which corresponds to the salary level and responsibility level of the job.
• Responsible for reporting any concern or suspicion that a child or vulnerable adult is being abused.
Special Circumstances e.g. the need to work unsociable hours, special working arrangements, etc.
• Current valid driving licence and business car insurance.
• There will be a need to work on your own outside normal working office hours as required.
• The post-holder will need to be available to work throughout the whole of Gwynedd, Anglesey and Conwy.
• The post will require site visits to all parts of the two World Heritage Sites to visit historic buildings, monuments, settlements and landscapes and meet owners and communities. The postholder will therefore need to hold a full driving licence to be able to drive to locations where public transport may not be available. Appropriate health & safety equipment and training for visiting historic sites will be provided.