Local Environmental Records Centre Manager

Biodiversity Information Service

Brecon, Wales
£32,000 - £34,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent


Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Friday, 15th July 2022  

LERC Manager

Biodiversity Information Service, Brecon

Full time, permanent

35 hours per week

£32,000-34,000 p.a., depending on experience, including a generous stakeholder pension and sick pay scheme.

The Biodiversity Information Service (BIS) is the independent Local Environmental Records Centre (LERC) which acts as the focus for the collation, management and use of information on the wildlife of Powys and the Brecon Beacons National Park.

We are looking for a suitable candidate for the permanent, full-time post of BIS Manager to be to be based at our Brecon office within the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park. This is an opportunity to work in a well-established and forward thinking LERC as part of the network of four Welsh record centres (LERC Wales). The successful candidate will continue to develop and manage BIS services to provide efficient access to biodiversity information locally and across Wales.

The ideal candidate will have already managed an equivalent organisation, project or team. You will have financial and human resources skills and some experience in working with biological databases and geographical information systems (GIS). You should be able to demonstrate a personal commitment to biodiversity conservation, be highly motivated and have the capacity to thrive on the challenges offered through working for this organisation. For further details on the BIS company and services go to the BIS website.

Closing date is 12 noon on Friday, 15th July 2022. Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 26th July 2022. There is a strong preference for interviews to be in person, but online interviews may be arranged if necessary. Please visit the BIS website library (https://bis.org.uk/library/205) for a copy of the job specification and application form. Informal discussions can be arranged by contacting Dr. Bradley Welch ([email protected]).

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