Agricultural Liaison Officer (HS2)

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An opportunity has come up for an Agricultural Liaison Officer to work for a main joint venture on HS2 in Buckinghamshire. This role is for at least 6 months and would suit someone with rural and agricultural knowledge.
Description of Activities to be undertaken
- Familiarisation of HS2 Act, WI2000 and HS2 processes and systems
- Liaison and receive instruction for Land Access Team based in Birmingham
- Research LAA areas for possession including identifying parties with an interest in land (ownership/rights/tenants etc) – (PIL)
- Arrange site meetings with HS2 and PILs
- Attendance at Planning for Possession Meetings with HS2 L&P with the acquisition suppliers
- Attendance at Pre-Possession Site Meetings with PILs and agents with HS2 and engineers
- Collate notes and plans from site meeting to confirm Schedule of Works and access/crossing point requirements, land drainage etc
- Prepare initial Record of Condition on site and document after
- Identify risks and hazards at site meeting and record
- Provide data captured at site meetings to Fusion Land Access team to collate GIS data and upload documents to Viewpoint.
- Arrange Possession Meeting dates with HS2
- Attend Possession Meetings with forms
- Walk site boundary to further identify hazards, changes since Pre-possession meeting; record and pass to Land Access Team
- Prepare final Record of Condition
- Provide Permanent ALO contact details to PIL
- Provide copy of handover documents to Land Access Team for Viewpoint
- Support in other roles as work demands including door knocking on project to support access for surveys 
Minimum Qualifications Needed for Role
- Rural and agricultural knowledge ideally obtained from agricultural college
- Project and programme experience
- Understanding of landlord and tenant matters on utility or infrastructure projects
- Excellent communication, personal planning and interpersonal skills
- Microsoft Excel and Word proficient
If this position is for you then please don't hesitate to contact me on 015844212058 for an informal chat or drop me an email with any questions you might have to
Alternatively if this position isn't for you but you think you know someone who might be suitable , then we offer a £500 referral fee (T's and C's apply).