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As an experienced project manager  I offer a wide range of skills including project design, implementation and finance skills as well as excellent grant management, administration and purchasing experience.  


As an experienced project manager I will bring both organisation and enthusiasm to your company.   I am a dedicated team member with the ability to manage own personal workload and priorities as well as communicate effectively across a wide range of audiences and stakeholders.  I offer a wide range of skills including project design, implementation and finance skills as well as excellent grant management, administration and purchasing experience.  My computer literacy skills are first class, with particular talents in website creation, digital imaging, publishing and database design. 

Available for Work in the Following Sectors

  • Admin Support
  • Rights of Way
  • Wildlife Conservation
  • Ecology
  • Publicity
  • Fundraising

Interested in the Following Hours

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Fixed Term
  • Temporary


BSc (Hons) - Environmental Protection Bournemouth University -

'A' Levels - Statistics and Biology

GCSE's - 11 in total including Maths, Environmental Studies, Biology, Rural Science and Media Studies.

City and Guilds - Agriculture Phase 2 and AutoCAD


Other Skills and Qualifications

Digital imaging and publishing including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign

HTML and CSS programming

Design and management of Microsoft Access databases

Fully literate in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access, Publisher and Outlook

Full driving licence

Additional Qualifications


  • Driving Licence



NGB Awards


RHS Qualifications (or Equivalent)

Outdoor Education


Preferred Employment Location

  • England - South West


Environment Agency 20th August 2018 – Present – Environment Programme Officer

Administering the Wessex Area’s Environment Programme, including the monitoring of project expenditure, forecasting the programmes expenditure and reporting the success of the programme to interested stakeholders.

Kingshay 5th March 2012 – 19th August 2018 – Marketing and Media Co-ordinator

Increasing the company’s profile in the agricultural industry by increasing social media presence, updating and designing an up-to-date companywide brand and producing all digital and printed promotions.

  • Graphic design of all company promotional materials in Adobe Photoshop, illustrator and InDesign, including designing a cohesive company brand appearance. 

  • Maintaining the company’s website and publishing news and reports to the site and associated social media, including bulk emails, Twitter and Facebook.

  • Running the ‘DairyManager’ service, assisting farmers and specialists identify costs in milk production.

  • Development of excel and SQL based applications

    Soil Association 15th November 2010 – 5th March 2012 – Grants Officer

    Managing the charity’s externally funded project finances and liaising with funder/donor Grant Managers to maintain and enhancing excellent relationships

  • Preparing project claims with full supporting evidence, such as invoices, payroll, timesheets and expense claims, ensuring protocols are developed for accurate and timely tracking within each project team.

  • Assisting in drafting detailed budgets for bids, including quarterly cashflows, intervention rates, match funding, maximum cost recovery and VAT implications.

  • Preparing and collating financial statistics for the use of project managers, the Charities’ management team and external donors/funders.

  • Managing and maintain financial and contractual records for funder/donor and internal audits.

  • Assisting in drafting detailed budgets for bids, including quarterly cashflows, intervention rates, match funding, maximum cost recovery and VAT implications.

    Natural England - 1st March 2010 – 14th November 2010 - Grants Adviser

    The evaluation of viability, suitability, value for money and risk of grant applications.

  • Compile funding recommendations, setting out the main evidence, for consideration by scheme managers and the Independent Grants Panel. 

  • Preparation of letters to successful grant applicants setting out levels of award and special conditions etc.

  • Providing feedback to unsuccessful applicants.

    Glastonbury Festival Ltd, - 1st March 2003 – 28th February 2010 - Purchasing Manager/ Assistant Infrastructure Manager

    Assisting the Infrastructure Manager and managing the provision of consumables and hardware for the build and running of a 250,000 person event.

  • Ordering and distributing all infrastructure hardware, materials, safety equipment and sundries required for the build, running and take down of the festival including the design and management of Glastonbury Festival purchasing database.

  • Liaison with suppliers to place orders and manage deliveries. Overseeing onsite delivery and collections to all festival area.

  • Developing and compiling contracts with and on-site co-ordination and management of festival contractors and hire companies.

  • Liaison with the Environment Agency to ensure river and stream water quality is maintained, preventing environmental pollution.

  • Liaison and negotiation with agricultural contractors and local land owners to ensure groundwork and infrastructure systems are correctly and safely installed with minimum impact to agricultural resources

  • Designing a fresh water ammonia-testing programme and supervising a sampling team of 10 people

  • Management of a team of 70 volunteers to inspect sanitary provision.

  • Writing of detailed reports and plans for submission to the local authority to conform to licence conditions and standards; this includes pre event negotiations, recommendations and undertaking appropriate remedial actions as required.

  • Design of administration databases and improving computer operating systems for all festival staff.

    South West England Environmental Trust – February 2000- 30th April 2003 – Project Officer

    The management of £8million landfill tax credit budget and the successful projects.

  • Liaison with Landfill Operators, Project Managers and the scheme regulators to ensure value for money in project expenditure, compliance with the scheme and quality service to Landfill Operators.

  • Management of project and landfill operator budgets.

  • Reporting of financial and legal information to the scheme regulator. Auditing projects to ensure compliance with the Landfill Tax Regulations.

  • Design of a projects database (access) to improve the South West England Environmental Trust’s management and administration of contributions from Landfill Operators.

  • Attending Funding meetings with various bodies, discussing funding applications and assisting with funding decisions.

Visiting projects to ensure compliance with the Landfill Tax Regulations and all other related regulations and/or requirements.

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