Thursday, January 28, 2010

Head of Wetland Conservation

Head of Wetland Conservation

WWT HQ, Slimbridge

37.5 Hours per week - c. £38,000-£40,000 pa

The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) is the largest international wetland conservation charity in the UK. Our mission is to conserve wetlands for wildlife and people. WWT operates nine visitor centres in the UK aimed at conserving biodiversity and bringing people closer to wetland wildlife.

Our wetland conservation programmes include research into wetland ecological processes and site-based work both on and off our reserves in the UK, and overseas. Our international work, which currently takes place at selected locations in Europe, Africa, Asia and South America, aims to benefit both wetland wildlife and local communities.

WWT requires an innovative individual with enthusiasm, drive and a strong background in the design, implementation and management of conservation projects to head the Wetland Conservation Department and be responsible for the delivery of its programmes.

The successful candidate will be a good communicator with a proven track record of managing people and conservation projects from development to delivery. International experience, a science background and a strong publications record are desirable.

A job description and application pack is available from  . Alternatively you can email  or write to HR Department, WWT Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, GL2 7BT

Closing date for applications is 21st February 2010.

Interviews will take place on 16th March 2010.

Saving wetlands for wildlife and people

Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410

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