DIRECTOR OF CONSERVATION
Bristol, Clifton and West of England Zoological Society is a registered charity whose principal activity is the operation of Bristol Zoo Gardens, one of the oldest zoos in Europe, opened to the public in 1836 and attracting over 600,000 visitors each year. In 2013 the Society opened a second site, The Wild Place Project. The Zoo has a long-established reputation within the wildlife and zoo community for being at the forefront of animal welfare, veterinary science and learning. The Society is also involved through its Foundation in extensive conservation and research programmes around the world and on our doorstep.
To inspire, motivate and drive forward key strategies and projects through responsibility for conservation, research, learning, veterinary and animal management.
Provide strong leadership and direction in relation to all fields both in the UK and abroad in co-operation with the Heads of Department
Be part of the Board of Directors for the Society reporting into the Chief Executive.
Senior level experience in a wildlife environment or zoo attraction particularly in one of the fields mentioned above
Proven ability to lead and motivate all levels of staff
Proactive leadership style with a core understanding and respect for the Society’s core values, beliefs and specific charitable ethics
To apply for this position, please visit our website www.bristolzoo.org.uk for a copy of the job description, person specification and details on how to apply for this position. For an informal discussion about the post please contact:
Dr Bryan Carroll, Chief Executive on either 0117 9747302 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications is: 3pm Friday 28th February 2014
The Society is only able to accept applications from those eligible to work in the UK.
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