Swindon Reserves Manager

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Swindon, Wiltshire
£26,408 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent


Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Friday, 22nd November 2019  

Reports to: Head of Conservation
Hours: Full time permanent – 37.5 hrs/week (Monday – Sunday contract)
Based: The Whitworth Building, Blakehill Farm nature reserve

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Reserves Manager to join the Trust’s Conservation team. This is an exciting and rare opportunity to take on a key position that will assume responsibility for a suite of Wiltshire Wildlife Trust’s (WWT) nature reserves and some public open spaces in Swindon, ensuring that they meet their environmental, social and financial objectives.

This is a new post funded jointly by Swindon Borough Council and the Trust to develop a Swindon-wide conservation management and community engagement programme that will enhance Swindon’s valuable meadows and connected forest habitats and realise associated health and well-being benefits within local communities through encouraging participation, taking action and engaging with nature.

The Trust is looking for someone who possesses a high level of management competence and leadership qualities. The successful candidate will also have experience in working with and managing volunteers and contractors.

If you share our passion for the environment and would like to help us achieve our conservation objectives we would be delighted to hear from you.

Closing Date: 9.00am Friday 22nd November 2019

(Successful candidates will be notified by Wednesday 27th November 2019. If you have not heard from us by 5pm on this date then unfortunately you will have been unsuccessful. It is Trust policy not to provide feedback at this stage).

Interviews: Friday 6th December 2019 at The Whitworth Building

A full job description and application pack is available to download from our website.

If after reading the job description you would like to discuss this opportunity informally, please contact Dr Gary Mantle on 01380 829064 or by email at garym@wiltshirewildlife.org

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