Head of Plants and Animal Management
Join our vibrant organisation!
A rare and exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Head of Plants & Animal Management to join the leadership team here at Marwell Wildlife. Working closely with the Director of Conservation you will be responsible for enhancing the biological, scientific and education value of Marwell’s animal and plant collection, ensuring the continued improvement of animal and plant care.
The Head of Plants & Animal Management will be a pivotal role in an exciting time here at Marwell as we embark on an inspiring programme of capital investment, incorporating a series of major exhibits in accordance with our master plan.
The successful candidate will use their nurturing character to develop, support and inspire our teams of animal management and horticultural professionals. You will have a post graduate qualification or equivalent in biological or a related scientific discipline and a comprehensive understanding of factors affecting the sustainable management of animal and plant collections. A proven track record in the empathetic management of multifaceted teams, alongside the ability to apply consistent and sound value judgments, is essential.
Placed in the top 20 of the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not-For-Profit organisations, we know that our future plans will only be delivered through a great team of highly motivated people. Your development is of key importance to us and we commit to providing you with the opportunity to develop your professional skills and abilities.
If you would like to join our unique and vibrant organisation and become part of our Marwell Family, please visit our website, marwell.org.uk for a full candidate brief and to submit your CV and covering letter.
Closing Date: 24th June 2016
Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife will be required to have a DBS check as a condition of employment.
Marwell Wildlife is an equal opportunities employer.
Colden Common, Winchester, Hants, SO21 1JH. Registered charity number 275433. marwell.org.uk