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Logo: RSPBAssistant Data Manager
Reference: A1910919
Location: Bedfordshire
Salary: 17,276 to 18,716 pa
Hours: Full time
Contract: 6 months

 

We are looking for a full-time Assistant Data Manager to join the Data Management Services section of CDMU for 6 months, based at our Headquarters in Bedfordshire.


The Data Management Services team provide a wide range of services to many different parts of the RSPB - our day-to-day tasks range from working with reserves staff to ensure that monitoring data they're collecting in the field are correctly entered into our database, advising project staff on the best ways to collect and manage priority species data, running remote training courses on how to use our in-house species database and GIS system (Merlin), developing and delivering interactive webinars on species data management, liaising with other conservation organisations to facilitate data flows and working with RSPB ecologists to improve our in-house species recording processes.

You will have excellent computing skills with experience of using Excel to manipulate data, a keen eye for detail and an understanding of GIS and data management. You will need to be a good communicator, who is confident liaising with colleagues and supporting our GIS users on the phone, over email and in person.

 

This is a good opportunity to learn how to use new software and tools related to data and information management, so an aptitude and enthusiasm for learning new skills will be essential and an interest in ecology or natural history is highly desirable.

This is a great opportunity to join a friendly and dynamic team, where you'll have the chance to develop your data management skills and help to ensure that RSPB have the very best data management and dissemination practices in place, to enable well-informed decision-making for conservation.

 

Closing: 14 October 2019
Interview: 30 October 2019
 

If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click here to be directed to our website.

 

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