Nature Network Manager (Conservation / Ecology)

Scottish Wildlife Trust

£30,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Sunday, 28th August 2022  

Note: The deadline for this role has been extended.

Nature Network Manager (Conservation / Ecology) 

Salary: £30,000
Location: Leith office, with some travel within Edinburgh
Status: Full time for 18 months – 35 hours per week

Closing date: 28 August 2022

We’re looking for a Nature Network Manager to support the development of Edinburgh Nature Network (ENN), improving its impact through coordinated delivery. ENN is delivered by a working group of Edinburgh Living Landscape, whose secretariat is provided by Scottish Wildlife Trust.

Main duties

  • Finish the development of Edinburgh Nature Network (ENN)
  • Promote and report on the use of ENN within Edinburgh Living Landscape and beyond
  • Be an advocate for ENN and Scottish Wildlife Trust

The successful candidate will ideally:

  • Have substantial proven experience delivering ecological work or working in a similar environment
  • Be proficient in GIS, specifically ArcGIS version 10 or above and ArcGIS Online including StoryMaps and surveys
  • Be proficient in MS Excel, including use of functions for data analysis

We would also like you to have knowledge of at least two of the following:

  • Understanding of ecology of Scotland and basic conservation principles
  • Understanding of Geographic Information Systems
  • Understanding of Scottish environmental policy
  • Understanding of Nature Networks and their application to conservation
  • Understanding of social, economic and environmental sustainability

The Trust is a passionate employer, proactive about creating a culture of diversity and inclusive workplace that promotes and values equal opportunities for all. We welcome individuals from all networks of life, backgrounds, and experiences.

About us

For over 50 years, the Scottish Wildlife Trust has worked with its members, partners and supporters in pursuit of its vision of healthy, resilient ecosystems across Scotland’s land and seas. We are proud to have the support of over 42,000 members, 1,000 volunteers and 23 Local (volunteer led) Groups.

The Trust successfully champions the cause of wildlife through policy and campaigning work, demonstrates best practice through practical conservation and innovative partnerships, and inspires people to take positive action through its education and engagement activities. It also manages a network of around 120 wildlife reserves across Scotland and is a member of the UK-wide Wildlife Trusts movement. 

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