Agricultural Schemes Officer

Agricultural Schemes Officer Saint Johns Wood, England

Isle of Man Government
Full Time Saint Johns Wood, England 32765 - 38280 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

About the role and our team

Join our team as an Agricultural Schemes Officer within the Department of Environment, Food & Agriculture!

In this role, you will be developing and implementing initiatives aimed at endorsing the Agri-Environment Scheme for agricultural and horticultural businesses in the Isle of Man, in pursuit of the Department’s Agriculture and Fisheries Grant Scheme (AFGS).

The purpose of the Agri Environment Scheme is to support commercial businesses in undertaking initiatives which deliver agricultural and environmental benefits for themselves and the wider population.

You will be part of the small but highly dedicated Agriculture team where you will be responsible for managing the procurement of a range of initiatives including business advice and support for current and prospective to the proprietors of eligible agricultural and horticultural businesses. This is including sole traders, partnerships or corporate bodies in order to maximise the beneficial impact to the Island’s rural economy.

You will also have the opportunity to refine and embed policy issues in relation to the Agri-Environment Scheme, to support the good running of the Scheme.

What can this role offer me?

If working flexibly is important to you, you’ll be happy to know we operate a flexi-time system making it easier to reclaim any additional hours worked and to fit your other commitments around your work life.

You can also take advantage of the excellent opportunities we provide for personal and professional development. This includes access to all the great courses the Isle of Man Government offer through LEAD, our Learning, Education and Development Service.

To find out more about the benefits you can enjoy by working with us click here.

How to find out more and apply

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification, alternatively contact Andy Cooper on 07624 314983.

For further information on applying for roles within the Isle of Man Public Service, please read our Notes for Applicants and Isle of Man Government People Qualities guidance.

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. You’ll need to upload your latest CV to your application, and we recommend that you also include a cover letter that explains your motivations for applying, and that demonstrates your suitability for this post. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at [email protected].

Additional information

A relocation package and interview expenses are not available for this role.

We support flexible working and equality, diversity and inclusion in our recruitment

The Isle of Man Public Service is committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates equality, diversity and inclusion. We understand how a wide range of views and experiences can benefit us as we work together for the Isle of Man. We welcome applications from diverse backgrounds and would encourage you to apply.

The Isle of Man Public Service is an equal opportunities employer which supports and promotes flexible working. We understand its benefits in improving work-life balance and supporting health and wellbeing and, in its different forms; it is widespread throughout the Public Service. We are happy to discuss part-time or flexible working arrangements, including job share partnerships, for our roles (where possible) and if interested you should discuss this with the Hiring Manager.

Find out more about where a career in the Isle of Man Public Service could take you at

Agricultural Schemes Officer
Isle of Man Government
Douglas, Man, Isle of
Unknown / Non-Applicable
5001 to 10000 Employees
Regional Agencies
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