Northamptonshire Biodiversity Records Centre Manager

The Wildlife Trust for Beds, Cambs & Northants

Lings, Northampton
£24,000 - £26,000 (FTE)

Paid • Part Time • Permanent 01954 713519 Josh Hellon

Reference: NBRC1

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Monday, 30 October 2017

We are looking for a driven and innovative candidate to manage the Northamptonshire Biodiversity Records Centre (NBRC). Hosted by the Wildlife Trust BCN, the NBRC provides access to information about species, habitats and wildlife sites for public, research and commercial users.

The role of the Centre Manager is to ensure the strategic vision, financial stability and sound management of the Northamptonshire Biodiversity Records Centre. The successful candidate will provide day to day management of the centre and help to generate and maintain business.

You will be responsible for overseeing the development of policies, work plans and contracts and the management of the NBRC finances. You will have direct line management of three part-time Data Officers and volunteers. The role will also involve promotion of the NBRC services and activities and Fund-raising to support the work of the NBRC. It will also be essential to liaise with biological recorders; other data providers, other record centres and the National Biodiversity Network.

We are seeking someone with a keen interest in and commitment to wildlife and environmental issues and an understanding of biological recording and the functions of a biological records centre. The successful candidate would also have experience of project management, fundraising, budgeting, databases, and staff management.

Hours: 22.5 (part-time)

Equality and Diversity: We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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