Knowledge and Evidence Manager

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Leith, Edinburgh with flexible working
c.£33,122 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 29th August 2022  

Knowledge and Evidence Manager

We are looking for a Knowledge & Evidence Manager to show leadership in initiatives that provide open access to, and interpretation of, information about the natural environment.

Status: Full Time (35 hrs p/w), Permanent
Salary: c. £33,122 per annum
Location: Leith, Edinburgh with the flexibility of home working
Closing date: 29 August 2022

About us:

For over 50 years, the Scottish Wildlife Trust has worked with its members, partners and supporters in pursuit of healthy, resilient ecosystems across Scotland’s land and seas for the benefit of people and wildlife. 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.

The Role:

To lead the development of the Trusts evidence approach to decision making ensuring the appropriate information management systems are selected, utilised and maintained. In addition, to ensure that the Trusts supports open access to information about the natural environment.

Main Objectives: 

  1. To equip staff with the policies, guidance and tools required to manage and access information more effectively and efficiently.
  2. To provide leadership in initiatives that provide open access to, and interpretation of, information about the natural environment.
  3. Provide technical advice and support concerning systems to record, monitor and assess our Living Landscape, major project and wildlife reserve work, and develop and implement internal systems.
  4. Support the development of the Trust’s approach to project excellence
  5. Build relationships with academic institutes to further research supporting our evidence base and to take forward identified research project for the Trust.

Ensure the Trust maintains its reputation as a leader in open access to information through engagement with the relevant national initiatives, organisations and groups.

Download the full role description here! 

To apply, please complete an application form and return to [email protected]

Closing date: 29 August 2022 

*Interviews can be held on Teams or in person following Covid-19 guidelines.

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.

If you would like more information, please phone 0131312 4718 or email [email protected]

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