Hedgerow Heritage Project Manager

Surrey Wildlife Trust

Woking, Surrey
£25,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

www.surreywildlifetrust.org catherine.roberts@surreywt.org.uk 01483794477

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology, environmental education

Closing date: Friday, 24th August 2018   3 days left

Are you an experienced conservation project manager with a love of hedgerows?

Hedgerow Heritage Project Manager
Full time, 1 year for project development phase
(additional 4 years project delivery, subject to further HLF application)
£25,000 pa

Hedgerow Heritage is a new Heritage Lottery Funded Project focused on protecting and enhancing hedgerows in the North Downs in Surrey by rejuvenating interest in our hedgerow heritage and the traditional skill of hedgelaying. We need a Project Manager to take this amazing opportunity, develop links with landowners and lead a varied programme of surveys and practical work with schools, young people and community groups across Surrey.

Educated to degree level, with a passion for countryside management and nature conservation, you will need to be enthusiastic, extremely well organised with excellent communication skills. A track record of delivering landscape based projects and practical habitat management is essential. Ideally you will also have experience of working proactively with community groups and providing training to a wide range of audiences. This role involves travel across Surrey, with an office base at SWT HQ in Pirbright. A full UK driving licence is necessary.

For an Application Form and full job profile, please see our website at www.surreywildlifetrust.co.uk. If you have any questions, please contact Andrew Jamieson. Tel: 01483 795440.

The deadline for applications is midday 24th August 2018, with interviews likely to be held 7 September 2018.

Surrey Wildlife Trust (SWT) is a registered charity no. 208123, and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England no. 645176. We are the only organization concerned solely with the conservation of all forms of wildlife in Surrey. Further information can be found on our website www.surreywildlifetrust.org

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