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Logo: idverdeJob Title:          Conservation and Education Manager

Location:          Bromley

Salary:              £35,000 to £36,500 subject to experience          

 

Main Purpose of Job

 

To manage the day to day running of a fully managed parks and greenspace service, encompassing contract performance, delivery of contract objectives, client relationships, people management, safety conformance and financial performance.  The role includes the delivery of the conservation & biodiversity management service; the environmental education service; effective engagement with volunteers, Friends Groups and all other local stakeholders. 

 

Summary of Responsibilities

 

  • Ensure that the conservation management of sensitive and countryside sites, and scheduled ancient monuments within the borough is delivered according to best practice, working with Natural England, the Environment Agency, English Heritage and other partnership organisations where required
  • Lead and develop our Environmental Education Core Values
  • Manage the performance of all contract staff, in particular the Countryside/Conservation and Education team, and assist in their development
  • To execute the contract to specification and budget, meeting the customers’ requirements and deadlines
  • To understand the law relating to Health & Safety and understand and implement the company’s Health & Safety policy

 

Knowledge and Skills

 

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject (ecology, horticulture, agriculture, forestry, environmental management or similar)
  • Experience of leading an Environmental Education Centre
  • IOSH qualified (Institute of Occupational Safety and Health)
  • A comprehensive understanding of the particular requirements of managing sites of nature conservation value, whether statutory or not
  • Experience of strategy development and planning work streams for biodiversity action and community engagement
  • In the order of 5 years’ management experience demonstrating the successful delivery of budgets and objectives for one or more large projects or contracts

 

For full details and a job description please visit our website

 

idverde is an Equal Opportunities employer

Please note, external candidates will be considered at the same time and alongside internal candidates 

 

 

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