Area Reserves Manager - Mid Cornwall

Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Truro, Cornwall
£25,000 - £28,490 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: NTXSW563004

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Wednesday, 25th November 2020   1 day left


Cornwall Wildlife Trust is the leading conservation membership charity in Cornwall. We work with one and all to create a wilder Cornwall with people close to nature, and with land, rivers and seas rich in wildlife.

The role:

The Area Reserves Manager will take responsibility for all operations on our nature reserves in the Mid Cornwall Area. This will include woodland, wetland and heathland locations as well as urban and community reserves .

The role involves setting programmes of work and advising the Head of Nature Reserves of the budget requirements for the annual work plans. You will be responsible for ensuring that the plans are implemented through managing a skilled team along with contractors and volunteers.

As an expert in your field, you will be the face of CWT on reserves matters in Mid Cornwall:

About you:

We are looking for someone with the following skills and experience;

  • Current knowledge and specialism in habitat management.
  • Knowledge of land management regulatory framework.
  • Experience of habitat and species monitoring and recording.
  • Delivery of habitat management and restoration work to include estate infrastructure installation and maintenance.
  • Preparing contract tenders and supervising work delivery.
  • Knowledge of livestock management.
  • Experiencer of budgets and financial management.
  • Experience of applying for and delivering land management grant schemes.
  • Strong IT skills to include GIS, spreadsheets, report writing and media based presentations.
  • Good verbal communication skills and the ability to build strong partnerships.

*Interviews will be in person if gov guidelines allow but will switch to a video interview if necessary.


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