Reporting to: Head of Conservation

Based: WWT Head Office, Elm Tree Court, Devizes, with some home working available  

Contract: Full Time Permanent – 37.5 hours/week

Salary: £30,000


  • Pension up to 7.5% non-contributory
  • Group risk insurance (death in service and income protection)
  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Staff discount at WWT cafes, retail, workshops and classes
  • Head office in central town location with free staff parking

Are you driven by data? Motivated by mapping? This is an exciting opportunity to take a leading role in the collection and management of Wiltshire’s biological data, managing a team who provide specialist GIS mapping work, deliver species recording projects and are directly involved in the development of key environmental policies and strategies. The Wiltshire and Swindon Biological Records Centre (WSBRC) sits within Wiltshire Wildlife Trust and, as the WSBRC Manager, you will be joining a dynamic team within a charity committed to creating living landscapes across Wiltshire, with over 40 nature reserves and 20,000 members. WWT delivers high profile, nationally important work, from nature recovery projects through to adult wellbeing and youth education.

The Trust is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic leader and manager who is committed to the development of the WSBRC. The post holder will be someone who is able to use their technical knowledge and understanding of data management and GIS software to support the commercial requirements of the WSBRC and also engage with key policies and strategies to support nature’s recovery.

If you are looking for a management role whilst being able to pursue your passion for biological data and GIS mapping, we’d love to hear from you.

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Closing Date: 9am 31st January 2022

(Successful candidates will be notified by 1st February 2022. We regret we are unable to provide feedback to candidates who are not selected for interview).

Interviews:  First round interviews 4th February via Zoom

If you would like to discuss this opportunity informally, please contact Samantha Stork, Head of Conservation, at [email protected] (due to annual leave Samantha will be unavailable until the 18th January)

(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).