Project Manager – Parkland Project (Lyric – Green Recovery Fund)  (12month full time contract)


Castle Bromwich Hall and Gardens Trust is a partner to the Love Your River Cole (LYRiC) project; a partnership project to help transform the Cole Valley, enhancing natural spaces and training local people to look after this important natural river corridor.

With funding from the Green Recovery Challenge Fund, the project is led by Tame Valley Wetlands, and includes a range of partners.

Castle Bromwich Hall and Gardens Trust is now looking for an experienced and flexible Project Manager to oversee, plan and manage our part of the partnership and the initial restoration and management work on the Historic Parkland.

Closing date 29th January

Please download the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Application is by CV AND accompanying cover letter outlining how you fit the specification and what you can bring to the post.

JOB DETAILS (word doc)


The Parkland is part of the old Bradford Estate (appx 50 hectares); a highly protected and significant range of buildings and landscapes on the edge of Birmingham. The overall estate is in a Conservation area which includes a range of Grade I,II and II* buildings, the Parkland is a local nature reserve as well as a Grade II* listed Park and Garden.

Each of the elements of the overall estate is currently in a variety of different and separate ownerships – ranging across private business, charitable trusts, ecclesiastic and local authority ownership and management.

This project is the first time for over a decade that the owners and managers of the Parkland site have been able to work together to support the important natural and historic aspects of the 12 hectare Parkland.

The Lyric project runs for 12-14 months and involves surveys, planning with a variety of agencies and direct restitution and management work on the Parkland.

The varied works on site will be carried out by involving professional contractors, people from the local community, volunteers from the Trust and the project’s Trainees.  

See attachments above for further details.