Fifth Continent Landscape Partnership Scheme Biodiversity Officer

Kent Wildlife Trust

New Romney, Kent
£25,837 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 30th September 2019  

Job Title: Fifth Continent Landscape Partnership Scheme Biodiversity Officer
Full-time: Fixed term to end June 2021
Closing Date: Mid-day on Monday 30th Sept 2019
Interview Date: Wednesday 9th October 2019
Salary: £25,837
Based at Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, New Romney, Kent

‘the world, according to the best geographers, is divided into Europe, Asia, Africa, America and Romney Marsh……’ Rev. Richard Barham, The Ingoldsby Legends

The Job: The post holder will lead the delivery stage of the Conservation and Wildlife projects being delivered as part of the Fifth Continent Landscape Partnership Scheme funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

You: will be experienced in working with Landowners, in particular Farming communities. Be capable in managing and delivering practical conservation work days; Be able to demonstrate experience of writing and implementing conservation management plans; Have reasonable identification skills of a range of taxa; Be experienced in working with volunteers, including experience of tool management and maintenance and delivering training sessions in safe practice and conduct using tools; Able to prioritise workload and be highly organised; have an enthusiastic, engaging, tenacious and positive ‘can do’ attitude and a creative mind set; and a passion for making a difference for wildlife

The Biodiversity Officer will work closely with the Scheme Manager, Partner Organisations, Communities and other key members of staff to deliver the projects, identify additional match funding opportunities and ensure all reporting to the Scheme Manager is carried out effectively. You will be based in the heart of Romney Marsh at KWT’s Romney Marsh Visitor Centre.

If you feel you have the experience and skills to meet the challenge of this exciting role, we would be very interested to hear from you.

Kent Wildlife Trust is the leading wildlife charity for Kent and Medway, supported by its members and staffed by committed professionals. We are all working to protect wildlife and to find better ways to run an efficient and effective organisation. Kent Wildlife Trust has a positive approach to equality and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community

Contact details:

For an informal conversation about the post please contact Dawn Apcar,

To apply, please visit our website to download an application pack

Applicants should read the Guidance Notes carefully before completing the applicant information form, supported by a Cover Note and CV.

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