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Logo: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife TrustHead of Planning, Policy & Advocacy

Salary: £39,725 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Based:  Littlemore, Oxford


Do you want to change the world to make it a better place for nature?  We are looking for a talented and experienced individual who can help the Trust expand its sphere of influence in planning and policy in unprecedented times of land use change and development.


You will oversee a strategic and coordinated response to planning applications across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, will attend public appeals if called to do so, and where appropriate instigate Judicial Review.  You will deliver a vision for nature’s recovery across the region by achieving positive policy change.  You will lead on external advocacy and public campaigning targeting key decision makers and stakeholders, while winning the hearts and minds of the general public.


The ideal candidate will have a strategic mind, a track record and experience in planning, advocacy, lobbying and campaigning, experience of working with multiple stakeholders and of managing a high performing team. 


The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing 90 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife.


For full details on how to apply for the post, please visit our website www.bbowt.org.uk, email: recruitment@bbowt.org.uk or phone 01865 775476.  CVs will not be accepted. Please note that only successful applicants will be notified.


The closing date for applications is 9.00am on 7 August 2018.


Interviews will be held in the week beginning 27 August 2018 at BBOWT’s Offices in Littlemore, Oxford.


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


Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust, The Lodge, 1 Armstrong Road, Littlemore, Oxford  Oxon  OX4 4XT       

Registered Charity No. 204330        www.bbowt.org.uk



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