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Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Senior Conservation Officer

A unique opportunity to join a successful and growing conservation charity!

Senior Conservation Officer

Salary: £28,000

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a Senior Conservation Officer (35 hours per week; a job share will be considered).

Your primary role will be to:-

  • Lead on BBCT’s work with farmers and the agricultural sector, including developing and delivering bumblebee friendly farming projects
  • Deliver land management advice and consultancy at a regional and national level
  • Oversee regional project delivery (dependent on location) and play a key role in developing new conservation projects
  • Provide support to BBCT’s Conservation team, duties may include line management of staff and project management
  • Develop and oversee processes to support conservation delivery and evaluation
  • Represent BBCT at a senior and strategic level

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust is looking to appoint an enthusiastic individual with extensive conservation experience to take on the exciting new role of Senior Conservation Officer.

You will have excellent ecological knowledge and proven experience of delivering UK-based conservation projects and influencing land managers on the ground; you will have excellent communication and negotiation skills, and be comfortable working with a range of people and organisations at a senior and strategic level. You will be passionate about developing and improving BBCT’s conservation delivery and have experience of line managing, mentoring and supporting staff.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for more details of the role.

This is a permanent position based at home (or hot desk).

The closing date is 12pm Monday 4th October 2021.

For an application pack please visit our website: 

Bumblebee Conservation Trust
Beta Centre
Stirling University Innovation Park

Tel: 01786 594 128

Charity numbers: 1115634; SC042830

To discuss the post informally, please contact: Sinead Lynch, Conservation Manager, Tel. 07788231266,

Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 4th October 2021

Interview date: Thursday 21st October 2021

Start date: 1st December 2021 or earlier if possible

Closing Date: 04/10/2021  Location: Home Based

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