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Logo: Natural EnglandSenior Reserve Manager at Saltfleetby - Theddlethorpe National Nature Reserve on the Lincolnshire Coast


Natural England is seeking a professional and highly motivated individual to manage the Saltfleetby & Theddlethorpe National Nature Reserve (NNR) on the Lincolnshire Coast.


The successful candidate will need to have good experience in land management, high quality ecological field skills and the ability to build and maintain productive relationships with volunteers, local communities and partners. The successful candidate will manage the NNR, support section 35 NNR delivery bodies and contribute to the delivery of Natural Englandís wider work in the area from a landscape and focus area perspective Ė so a positive and adaptable approach will be needed and good team working skills are essential.


Overall responsibilities include:

  • Design and manage work programmes through Natural England staff, partners (particularly the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust), contractors and volunteers, working within Natural England's procurement procedures, and oversee delivery of such projects
  • Jointly line manage of Natural England apprentice in line with Natural Englandís staff performance management procedures.
  • Manage health and safety of staff, volunteers, contractors and NNR visitors
  • Manage NNR buildings, in particular the reserve base at Saltfleetby
  • Support delivery of community engagement programme including events, volunteering opportunities and liaison with Friends/community groups.
  • Develop and maintain partnership projects, working with other Natural England teams and external partners
  • Identify ways in which the management and use of the reserves can be changed so that they achieve their objectives more fully, seeking opportunities for new income streams to compliment and aid delivery of NNR outcomes.
  • Manage and support the delivery of Natural England SSSI responsibilities for monitoring, consents, assents and enforcement work
  • Help manage the use of external funding to support conservation management and public engagement along the Lincolnshire Coast


For more information see the full advert on Civil Services jobs website 


Closing Date: 04/07/2018

Location: Lincolnshire

Posted: 25/06/2018 



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