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Logo: RSPBSite Manager
Reference: A2461019
Location: North Staffordshire
Salary starting at: 29,507 to 31,966 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent


Would you jump at an exciting opportunity to help shape the direction and future of two wonderful woodland nature reserves, RSPB Coombes Valley and Consall Woods in North Staffordshire?


 The sites total over 300ha of SSSI Broadleaved woodland and grassland habitat. They are the most important site for pied flycatcher and redstart in the West Midlands and are also important habitat for willow tit, spotted flycatcher, wood warbler, greater butterfly orchid and many species of invertebrates.


You will

  • be responsible for delivering objectives set out in the reserve management plan
  • deliver a high quality visitor experience
  • lead and inspire a team of volunteers and staff to deliver excellence
  • work with stakeholders and the wider community to develop a shared vision for the reserves, securing sustainability for all.


Being a strong advocate for the RSPB's mission on site, the Site Manager

  • builds the strategic bigger picture to achieve the full, as yet untapped, potential of the reserves
  • demonstrates conservation where people work together to create an environment where wildlife and visitors can successfully co-exist.


Essential Experience:

  • line management
  • managing budgets, you will have income targets to deliver


Desirable Experience:

  • chainsaw certificates
  • pesticide qualifications


RSPB Coombes Valley is one of our oldest nature reserves, purchased in 1963, you will have the challenge of managing this well established site alongside one of our  newest nature reserves, Consall Woods. This site is now managed by the RSPB on a 100 year lease from Staffordshire County Council with incredibly exciting opportunities to develop an amazing visitor experience.


Closing: 23 October 2019


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