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Salary: £33,664 per annum plus benefits

Contract: Fixed Term Contact– 12 months


The Natural History is now undertaking an ambitious programme to transform its outdoor space through its Gardens Transformation Programme. Our is aim to improving our visitor welcome, enhance visitor access and engagement on-site, as well as catalyse national action for UK biodiversity.


As Wildlife Garden Manager, you will actively contribute to the development phase of the project, as well as building positive relationships with the project teams overseeing the construction and activity plans for the gardens. You will be a part of project discussions including habitat management, biodiversity monitoring plans, training, new volunteer opportunities and an innovative public offer across the whole Gardens.


Along with your direct involvement with the project, you will also lead a team of staff and volunteers to oversee the day-to-day implementation of the current Wildlife Garden Management Plan and help to inform the future plan which includes recording and monitoring species diversity for the benefit of the Museum and wider green space community.


We are looking for a motivational and experienced team manager with excellent communication skills who can build positive, professional relationships quickly to energise and focus a team of staff and volunteers. Along with strong leadership skills, you’ll have a strong track record of managing teams through change and proactively liaising with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.

Coupled with excellent people management skills, you will bring a sound practical horticultural experience and a high level of ecological knowledge to help support the delivery and management of a mosaic model of British habitats in the western garden. 


For a full job description and to submit an application, please visit the NHM website 


Closing date: 09.00am 13 February 2019.

Interview date: 26 February 2019. 




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