Reporting to: Head of Conservation
Based at: WWT Head Office, Elm Tree Court, Devizes
Contract: Full Time, Permanent – 37.5 hours/week
Salary: £30,000

The Trust is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic leader and manager who is committed to the development of Wiltshire & Swindon Biological Records Centre (WSBRC). The post holder will be someone who is able to use their ecological knowledge and their understanding of the major issues facing the natural environment to interpret and engage with key policies and strategies and work
with diverse stakeholder groups to support nature’s recovery.

We are looking for a candidate who is organised and motivated, with an entrepreneurial outlook. They will be an excellent networker, able to build and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders.

The role will oversee all aspects of WSBRC’s work programme and budgets, setting the strategic direction and developing products and services. They will have line management responsibility for a team of staff and office volunteers.

For the past 35 years the WSBRC has catalogued and stored biodiversity information. The WSBRC promotes and supports biological recording and monitoring and is part of a national network of Local Environmental Records Centres. It gathers, manages, interprets and disseminates a wide range of biological and geological information and produces Wiltshire’s State of the Environment Report. It
also works with a range of partners to deliver recording, monitoring and citizen science projects within Wiltshire.

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 12th October 2020

(Successful candidates will be notified by Tuesday 13th October. We regret we are unable to provide feedback to candidates who are not selected for interview).

Interviews: Monday 19th October 2020 at Elm Tree Court, Devizes

A full job description and application pack is available to download now.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity informally, please contact Samantha Stork, Head of Conservation, at [email protected] 

(Please note: Applications will only be accepted via our Application Form. When completing the form please ensure you use the ‘supporting statement’ section to evidence how you believe you meet the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Job Description. This information will be used in our short-listing process)