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Logo: The Royal ParksHead of Ecology

12 Month Maternity Cover

Salary: £34,509 - £41,708 per annum

Location: Richmond Park, London with travel to the other Royal Parks


About us


Londonís eight Royal Parks are some of the best-loved and most beautiful spaces in the world managed by the new Royal Parks charity, which was established in March 2017. The parks are enjoyed by millions of Londoners and visitors to the city each year. The parks provide 5,000 acres of urban parkland and unparalleled opportunities for enjoyment, exploration and healthy living in the capital.


About the role


The Royal Parks (TRP) employs staff involved in diverse roles including wildlife conservation and ecology, arboriculture and landscape management, volunteering, event liaison and project management. We are currently seeking an experienced Head of Ecology to join our team in Richmond Park on a 12 month fixed term contract.


This is your chance to promote the ecological management of the Royal Parks to protect, conserve and enhance their natural environment and biodiversity. You will lead the gathering and management of biodiversity information and facilitate data exchange with partner organisations, volunteers and stakeholders.


About you


You will need to hold a degree in wildlife conservation or environmental studies, preferably a post-graduate qualification, with in-depth experience in the field of wildlife conservation. You will have the ability to organise and represent TRP in partnerships including presenting at conferences and workshops. You will also have experience of managing and motivating staff and volunteers.


To apply


To apply for this role candidates should apply online on The Royal Parks Careers website  


If you have any queries, please contact vacancies@royalparks.org.uk


No CVs or covering letters will be accepted.


Closing date: Sunday, 30th September 2018.


Interviews will be held on 10th October 2018. 



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