Head of Landscape Conservation

Essex Wildlife Trust

Great Wigborough, Colchester
£42,850 pa rising to £43,350 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.essexwt.org.uk/jobs jobs@essexwt.org.uk 01621 862950 Michelle Harrison

Reference: HOLC18

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 19th November 2018   6 days left


Essex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity. The Trust has over 37,000 members, 2,000 volunteers, 87 nature reserves, 11 Visitor Centres and over 200 staff.

We have an exciting opportunity for the post of Head of Landscape Conservation. This is a pivotal post for the Trust as it delivers a strategic vision for wildlife conservation across the county. We are looking for someone with significant people management and conservation experience, a high level of credibility and ambition and someone who thrives on responsibility and wants to make a real difference to conservation outcomes across Essex.

If you are a strong leader who has the passion to drive forward our conservation goals and build on our incredible achievements to date, we would love to hear from you. Essex contains habitat and species of international importance and as one of the largest Wildlife Trusts in the UK, our aim is to protect this wildlife and get local residents, businesses and politicians to see the value of safeguarding its future.

In this role you will:

  • Demonstrate and communicate the value of habitat protection
  • Manage a multidisciplinary team of 35 staff to deliver success across the county at a landscape scale.
  • Secure and manage key partnerships with a broad cross section of people and sectors, to help deliver our charitable objectives.
  • Role model a new way of working as part of an organisational change programme.
  • Influence key decision makers and deliver impact on the ground through enhanced habitat protection.
  • Play a key role in the future of the organisation as part of the Senior Management Team.

If you believe you have the skills we are looking for, please find a job pack and how to apply at www.essexwt.org.uk/jobs


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