Chief Officer - Department of Environment, Food & Agriculture
- Isle of Man Government
- Isle of Man (GB) (IM)
- £95k - £104k per annum
- Closing date
- 6 Jun 2023
- Business Services, Environmental, Government, Public Sector
- Executive Management, Finance, Operations, Strategy, Governance, Policy
- Contract Type
About the role
The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) works to protect and enhance the Island’s natural and built assets within the core principles of environmental, economic and social sustainability; whilst optimising quality of life, international reputation, food production, energy security and outdoor amenity.
The Department is proud to work in partnership with all sectors of the Manx Community to protect and enhance the essentials of life – food, air, land and water. DEFA has policy responsibility for agriculture, animal health and welfare, environmental protection, energy, food, forestry, fisheries, ecosystem, planning and building control, providing the Islands development management function.
As Chief Officer, you will provide confident, visible, strategic and values led leadership and direction for the Department’s employees. As the Department is set to deliver significant objectives over the next 3 years contributing to the Island Plan, the Climate Change Action Plan and leading on the Built Environment Reform Programme, you will ensure work is high quality and that deadlines are met and are within budget.
To view more information and the job pack, please follow the link to our website below.
What can this role offer me?
The varied nature of this role offers you the opportunity to develop a wide range of knowledge, skills and contacts from within the Department, wider Government and across the Island as a whole.
We can offer you a competitive salary and annual leave, along with the opportunity to work in a friendly and supportive organisation that values our people and their development. This is a full time position but, as an equal opportunities employer, we will consider flexible working arrangements. You can also take advantage of the excellent opportunities we provide for personal and professional development. This includes the use of our in house Learning, Education and Development Centre and a fantastic range of fully funded courses.
If you are relocating for this role the Department will provide support to get you, your family and your things over to the Isle of Man with our relocation package of up to £10,000. You can find out more about living and working on the Isle of Man on the Department's Locate Isle of Man website by clicking here.
To find out more and apply, please click the link below.
The Isle of Man Government is the government of the Isle of Man.
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