Green Spaces Strategy Lead

Warwickshire County Wide
£36,922 to £38,890
04 Jan 2021
15 Jan 2021
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Green Spaces Strategy Lead


We are looking for an exceptional individual to lead the creation, development and delivery of a new Green Spaces Strategy for Warwickshire.


About the Organisation

Warwickshire County Council is a top performing two tier authority with a reputation for innovation and efficiency. If you can match our ambition to drive Warwickshire County Council forward, we would like to hear from you.


About the Team and the Role

The role sits within the Green Spaces & Rural Economy team, which is part of the Infrastructure & Sustainable Communities Group within Communities Directorate. This is a new team, which incorporates Warwickshire’s Country Parks and Greenways and which will lead the development and implementation of the Council’s commissioning intentions and approaches to green spaces.

You will be responsible for coordination of decision-making and delivery of relevant activities, such as those related to public health, education and commercial opportunities, including major cycling events and events at Country Parks and other council assets. You will work closely with other teams within the I&SC Group and across the council to achieve your objectives, as well as developing relationships with partners and other relevant stakeholders.


The ideal candidate will have significant experience working in a similar role involving strategy development, project management and partnership working. Excellent communication skills and an ability to work under pressure are also key requirements for the role.


Additional Information

If you would like to view the Job Description and find out more information about working for Warwickshire please click on the link.


If you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact Rachel Baconnet, Lead Commissioner for Green Spaces & Rural Economy by emailing


Closing date: Friday 15th January 2021

Interview date: Friday 29th January 2021


To Apply

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not be submitted unless asked to do so.

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on  including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.   You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce and would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, disabled people and people from the LGBT+ Community.

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