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Vacant & Derelict Land Project Manager

This exciting two-year post is the result of a partnership between the Scottish Land Commission and the Development Trusts Association Scotland (DTAS) which seeks to address the challenging problem of vacant and derelict land.

In particular the post will focus on the smaller derelict sites, which often cause the most harm to local communities, but can equally be well suited to community-led regeneration. Working alongside development trusts or other community organisations, the post-holder will develop practical and innovative approaches to bringing different types of these small and persistently problematic sites back into productive use, in a way that could support and scale-up community led regeneration across Scotland.

The post-holder will be based within DTAS, the national membership organisation for development trusts, and will require to have good experience of delivering community-led regeneration. This is a unique post which will also require good negotiating and communication skills, knowledge of financing projects of this nature, a creative and solutions-focussed approach and the ability to capture and report on the learning from the project.

For more information and how to apply please click here or email aileen@dtascot.org.uk 

The closing date for applications is Friday 24 April at 5pm.

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Funded by the Scottish Land Commission.