Nature Recovery Data Assistant

Greenspace Information for Greater London CIC (GiGL)

London, with hybrid working
£21,000 - £25,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Sunday, 19th May 2024   Closes today

Greenspace Information for Greater London CIC (GiGL) is recruiting for a Nature Recovery Data Assistant to join our team and help deliver our vision of London’s natural environment being appreciated, understood, considered, and improved. If you are an innovative thinker with a passion for data and London’s natural environment, and believe that decision-making based on good quality information is vital, don’t miss this exciting opportunity to join GiGL.

This role is an opportunity for the right person to gain an understanding of nature recovery in London through the Rewild and Local Nature Recovery Strategy (LNRS) programmes. The post is a full time position for 12 months.

You will work to improve the availability of good quality data within London, specifically for use with the London LNRS and the GLA’s Rewild Programme. Communication skills will be key to engage with stakeholders involved with nature and environmental data, from collection through to use.

You will use your data entry and data management skills to input to, and edit, species and habitat information held in GiGL’s databases and datasets ensuring it is accessible for informing evidence-based decision making. Training will be available as part of the role.

The successful candidate will be a proficient user of Microsoft Office applications and understand the importance of responsible data handling and management. An interest in the functions of a local environmental records centre and understanding of species recording is desirable.

GiGL strives to be a positive employer supporting our staff through flexible and hybrid working, training and development. We recognise the importance of our staff and looking after their health and wellbeing. Our values and expected behaviours reflect the culture which we seek to maintain to ensure productive, effective, and happy workplaces and staff.

The GiGL team are enthusiastic, friendly, and committed to making a difference. We offer a great benefits package, including generous annual leave, flexible working, excellent learning and development opportunities, salary sacrifice schemes, wellbeing support and much more!

Read more about GiGL’s commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

For further details including the job description, candidate criteria and application documents, please see the links below.

  • Nature Recovery Data Assistant Job Description and Criteria – download (.pdf)
  • GiGL Application Form – download (.docx)
  • GiGL Candidate Information Form – download (.docx)

To apply, please send a completed Application Form and Candidate Details Form to London Wildlife Trust’s recruitment team, who provide GiGL’s HR services, by email to [email protected]

Salary: GiGL Assistant grade £21,000 – £25,000
Deadline for Applications: 19th May at midnight
Interview date: w/b 3rd June 2024*
Start date: July 2024
Hours: 35hrs/week
Holidays: 25 days per annum plus statutory holidays
Tenure: 12 months

*Interviews will be held virtually. More information will be provided to the successful applicants.

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