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Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Wales Project Development Officer

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

Wales Project Development Officer

Salary £23,000 (pro rata) per annum

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a part-time (3 days/week) Wales Project Development Officer. Their primary role will be to lead on the development of landscape scale conservation delivery for bumblebees in Wales, in collaboration with partners. In particular, the role will include developing the ‘Saving the Shrill carder bee in Wales’ project as part of the ‘Natur am Byth!’ programme.

The post holder will have demonstrable strengths in partnership working and building relationships, a sound understanding of landscape scale conservation, and experience in project development.

The ‘Natur am Byth!’ partnership unites nine environmental charities and Natural Resources Wales to deliver the country’s largest natural heritage and outreach programme to save species from extinction and reconnect people to nature.

Supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Welsh Government, never before has a partnership of so many voluntary organisations and the Welsh statutory environment body worked together in this way to tackle the nature emergency. The 10 ‘core’ partners are Amphibian & Reptile Conservation; Bat Conservation Trust; Buglife; Bumblebee Conservation Trust; Butterfly Conservation; Plantlife; Marine Conservation Society; Natural Resources Wales; RSPB Cymru; Vincent Wildlife Trust. Many other organisations, communities and landowners are working with the project to enable plans for conservation and engagement activity across Wales.

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

This is a part-time 15 month position based at home in Wales (ideally south Wales). Hot desk options may be available.

The closing date is 12 noon, 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: Wednesday 20th October 2021, on Zoom.

Closing Date: 04/10/2021  Location: Based at home in Wales (ideally south Wales).

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