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Butterfly Conservation is the worldís largest organisation dedicated to the conservation of butterflies and moths. Founded fifty years ago, our work saving threatened species, increasing populations of widespread species and inspiring people to understand and support conservation action has never been more important.


We are recruiting for two positions to drive forward our conservation work in Wales, providing exciting opportunities for experienced conservation professionals. These posts will play a key role in implementing our ambitious conservation strategy, developing our volunteers and working to increase our profile and impact in Wales.


Conservation Officer Wales

Salary £24,307 - £28,083 pa (Band C) dependent on experience plus 8% pension contribution


We are seeking a confident, self-motivated individual to join our dynamic Wales team. This post contributes towards delivering the targets identified in Butterfly Conservationís UK Conservation Strategy. You will be responsible for leading on priority species surveys and conservation mainly in South and Mid Wales, liaising with Butterfly Conservationís volunteers and partnerships including NRW, local authorities, other NGOís, private sector organisations and landowners.


A good knowledge of butterflies and moths, survey techniques, habitat management and nature conservation in Wales is essential. The post will require travelling to some of Walesí most iconic sites and to hidden gems, as well as GIS mapping, entering data and producing reports.


Interviews will take place at Butterfly Conservationís Head Office in East Lulworth on Monday 10th June 2019.


Head of Conservation Wales

Salary £33,423 - £38,733 pa (Band E) dependent on experience plus 8% pension contribution


This is a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced individual to lead Butterfly Conservationís Wales Team. Based at our office in Swansea you will manage the delivery of conservation work across Wales, working with our staff and volunteers to increase our impact through targeted conservation action.


You will be responsible for managing conservation staff, providing expert conservation advice, and developing conservation programmes and partnerships to increase and sustain our impact for butterflies and moths. Knowledge of the policy context in Wales and experience of the devolved administration and Welsh policy is crucial. The ability to prioritise a diverse workload, communicate effectively, and proven leadership qualities are essential.


Interviews will take place at Butterfly Conservationís Head Office in East Lulworth on Tuesday 11th June 2019.


Closing date for both positions is noon on Monday 13 May 2019


Download an application pack here or call 01929 400209 or email hr@butterfly-conservation.org




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