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Highlands and Islands Enterprise - Scottish Land Fund Adviser - 3 posts 

Application Deadline: Sunday 26th June 2016
Location: Glasgow or Edinburgh 
Salary:  £26,229 - £29,907 per annum, excellent benefits package. Fixed term until 31 March 2017 - Further extension to be confirmed Autumn 2016 subject to Scottish Government funding.

HIE are looking for 3 Scottish Land Fund Advisers to join their pan Scotland team of advisers working with communities to help them buy land or buildings that are important to them.

You will be responsible for providing advice and guidance to community-led organisations seeking to acquire land and land assets.   Ensuring acquisition projects are sustainable by adopting a strong social enterprise model is central to this role.

You will bring effective project management skills and ideally knowledge of social enterprise and community-led development. Experience in project appraisal, public funding management, grant delivery and knowledge of property acquisition and development is advantageous.
An ability to engage effectively with community groups and to assist them at all stages of project development and business planning, through to asset ownership and realisation of project outcomes, is essential.  This will include providing support on community consultation, formation of a community body, securing funding/private finance and the need to establish and sustain a sustainable social enterprise business model.

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Close date: 26 June 2016
Interview date: 5 July 2016, in Glasgow
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