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Logo: London Wildlife TrustButterfly Banks Project Manager

Salary: £33,403- £35,427 per annum 

Closing date: Monday 20 May 2019

Job ref: Full time, Fixed Term Contract, 27 months

Location: Dean Bradley House, 52 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 2AF


London Wildlife Trust is recruiting a Project Manager to oversee the successful delivery of Brilliant Butterfly Banks an ambitious, new two-year project funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery through the Postcode Dream Trust. This will seek to address the decline of chalk grassland habitat, and associated invertebrate fauna, through practical nature conservation, cutting-edge environmental DNA science, traditional monitoring techniques, and an engagement programme to get local people excited about this precious habitat.


We are looking for an experienced individual to take the lead in ensuring that the project successfully transforms land on the southern edge of Croydon into a ‘Living Landscape’ alive with butterflies and wildflowers.


The ideal candidate will have: 


  • excellent project planning and management skills;
  • demonstrable experience of managing staff, contractors, and partnership working, ideally working across multiple sites;
  • rigorous budget management skills, and an ability to identify opportunities to secure resources;
  • excellent communication skills, with an enthusiastic, tenacious and positive ‘can do’ attitude to make a difference for wildlife. 

London Wildlife Trust manages nature reserves across the capital that are exemplars of urban conservation land management and which greatly benefit the local communities that use these sites. To understand more about our plans ahead, read our strategic plan: For a Wilder City 2015–20 here


Please find Job Description for full details of the role and person specification here


To apply, complete a Candidate Details form and an Application Form and email it to recruitment@wildlondon.org.uk  


Closing Date: Monday 20 May 2019, 09:00am

Provisional Interview Dates: 31st May & 10th June 2019


London Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunities employer.    

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