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Can you help us unlock the Secret Forest? Franchises Lodge is our near 1,000 acre new reserve in the New Forest National Park, a landscape of ancient woodland and conifer plantation that are ripe for restoration into an un-paralleled biodiversity hotspot.


Site Manager
Reference number: A0990719
Location: Wiltshire
Salary starting at: 29,507 to 31,966 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent


Our 200-year vision is to restore a landscape-scale mosaic of deciduous woodland, wood pasture, heath and mire that really delivers for people and nature. Your role will be to start this journey and set the direction for the reserve. In the first two years you will introduce grazing, establish a work base, a residential volunteering programme, oversee forestry operations, deliver a major project to remove rhododendron, and lead the establishment of Cameron's Cottage - an off grid residential education centre at the heart of the Forest.


Are you the right person to make these ambitious plans a reality and develop our new reserves operation? You'll be energetic, practically minded, bold and astute, able to deliver an ambitious work programme, and build / maintain critical working relationships and partnerships in this complex and highly political environment. With a proven track record of managing nature reserves, you will be experienced in project management, land management, compliance & risk management, leading and managing staff / volunteers, and working with communities and stakeholders.


Closing date: 18 September 2019
Interview date: 27 September 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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