WSBRC Manager


Salary: £27,500pa

37.5 hours per week – Full-time permanent

We are looking for an outward looking, enthusiastic individual who is committed to the development of Wiltshire & Swindon Biological Records Centre (WSBRC) services, and who has an understanding of the importance that good data has in supporting decisions affecting the environment.

We are excited to be looking for an experienced and enthusiastic data and people manager to lead the WSBRC team and develop its database systems, and services.

The post-holder will be fully involved in all aspects of WSBRC’s work and have responsibility for the small team of staff and office volunteers, its partner and data supplier relationships and its technical development.

Candidates will have a logical, systematic and methodical approach and have the ability to prioritise and manage workloads effectively. Adaptability and flexibility of approach is essential in this role as is excellent attention to detail. Experience of working with volunteers and engaging with the public is also required.

WSBRC promotes and supports high quality 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 for use by key decision makers and land managers. WSBRC is hosted by Wiltshire Wildlife Trust at its head office in Devizes.

Closing date:  8th January 2018

Interviews: 18th January 2018
Please ensure when applying for the position that you can be available on this date.

Applications will only be accepted on completion of the Trusts Application Form which can be found below.  When completing the form please ensure you use the ‘supporting statement’ section to explain how you meet or how you think you could meet the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Job Description.  This information will be used in our short-listing process.

If after reading the Job Description, you would like to have an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Stephen Davis [email protected].