Head of Conservation and Science

  • Job Reference: 00000260-1
  • Date posted: 20 May 2020
  • Recruiter: Bumblebee Conservation Trust
  • Location: Home based
  • Salary: £35,000 to £39,000
  • Bonus/benefits: Salary negotiable
  • Sector: Animals & Wildlife
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job description

A unique opportunity to join a successful and growing conservation charity!

 Head of Conservation and Science

Full Time (35 hours)

Salary £35k-39k (Salary negotiable)

 The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a full time Head of Conservation and Science.  The primary role of the post will be to direct and lead the Conservation and Science programme. Other key aspects of the role are to ensure the conservation and science work is fully integrated with wider activities of the trust, to support the CEO in the management of the BBCT, and to develop and lead the BBCT’s outward facing policy activities.

 You will be educated to post graduate degree level in a relevant field and have at least 3 years’ management experience in the conservation and science sector.

An ability to manage varied and complex relationships to facilitate change and improvement will be essential.

 This will be a high profile, challenging role requiring strong leadership skills as you will be working with remote teams. An understanding of key drivers of performance, strong project management skills and experience of monitoring and evaluation against project aims will be a large part of the role.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for more details of the role.

This is a full-time permanent position based at home with extensive travel in the UK.

To apply for this role, please click the 'Apply for this job now' button. You will be redirected to our vacancy page where you will be able to download an application pack. 

The application pack contains our CEO Gill Perkins' contact details should you wish to discuss the post informally.

Closing Date for applications: 12th June 2020 17:00

Interview date: tbc

Interviews: will be by zoom