Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust
Littlemore, Oxfordshire
£40,000 per annum
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Head of Wider Countryside Conservation
£40,000k per annum
Contract: Fixed term, 2 years, with the possibility of extension 
Based: The Lodge, Littlemore, Oxford (flexibility available)

We are looking for a passionate and committed professional to join our Conservation Strategy Directorate to help lead our expanding operations in priority areas for nature’s recovery.

The ideal candidate will have a conservation background, with proven experience in developing landscape-scale conservation projects, and working with novel funding sources (e.g. biodiversity and carbon offsets, and natural capital investments).

The Head of Wider Countryside Conservation will be responsible for co-ordinating the strategic delivery of BBOWT’s wider countryside work to achieve positive outcomes for wildlife. This will include leading all operational aspects of developing and delivering conservation programmes in the wider countryside, beyond our network of nature reserves. In particular they will lead the development of a new wildlife and farming initiative to support more sustainable and wildlife friendly land management practices on agricultural land.  

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing over 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife. 

The closing time and date for applications is 13th March11.59pm on Sunday 21st June 2020.
Interviews are TBC, likely to be held week commencing 29th June 2020.


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the button to be directed to our website to download the job detail pack and application form.

CVs will not be accepted. Please note that only successful applicants will be notified.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

No agencies please.

Refreshed on: 09 June 2020
Closed date: 19 June 2020
Job ref: 155779_BBO
Tags: Senior Management, Operations