Senior Policy Officer Agriculture & Environment

Scottish Land & Estates Job Vacancies:


Senior Policy Officer – Agriculture & Environment


Scottish Land & Estates has an exciting vacancy for someone seeking a rewarding career at the forefront of rural policy development in Scotland. In the context of Brexit, the next few years will be extremely important in shaping the future of rural policy. Join our team and help make a positive contribution.

SLE is a membership organisation that represents the interests of rural land owners and land-based businesses across Scotland. The Senior Policy Officer will be required to represent the members of SLE in relation to some of the key strategic policy issues for the rural sector. With a focus on the agricultural policy area (including environmental policy relating to farming), this will involve considerable engagement with a wide range of stakeholders as well as representational and lobbying activity. A key part of the job will be identifying strategic opportunities and working to engage in the policy development process.

A salary commensurate with experience will be offered alongside a generous holiday entitlement and a contributory pension.

For further details please see, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or telephone 0131 653 5400.

Closing date: 9th March 2018. Applicants are asked to send a detailed CV and covering letter explaining why they are applying for the post and detailing evidence of how they meet the person specification. 

Please click on PDF below to see Job Specification



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