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Wildfowl & Wetland Trust

Centre Manager

Centre Manager
WWT Arundel Wetland Centre, Arundel, Sussex
£45,518 per annum
37.5 hours per week, 5 days from 7

About Us
The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is the UK’s leading wetland conservation charity. We protect, restore and create healthy wetlands, and help bring people closer to nature. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our ten UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.

The Role

As our Centre Manager, you will drive the centre to achieve ambitious financial, conservation and visitor engagement strategies. You will continue to develop a multi-talented team of highly motivated staff and volunteers and focus on attracting a growing number of visitors and supporters, providing them with an unforgettable experience on each and every visit.

About You

To be a success in this role, you must be an experienced and professional manager, ideally with a good mix of business, conservation and charity knowledge, who can deliver against motivating targets. You’ll need to show us:

- Successful operations experience, ideally within a visitor attraction
- Amazing coaching skills and your ability to manage and support a team
- Experience of developing and implementing financial management plans
- Your ability to adapt, drive change and identify and develop opportunities
- You’re a great communicator both internally and with the public including the local authority and government officials.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

- 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Free car parking
- Cycle to work scheme
- Free entry to all our centres

Interview date: 1st interviews will be held remotely on Wednesday 12th October 2022
2nd interviews are provisionally scheduled to be held on Tuesday 25th October 2022 in person at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (Gloucestershire).

Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410

So, if you’re ready to start in a new role as the Centre Manager, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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Closing Date: 02/10/2022  Location: WWT Arundel Wetland Centre, Arundel, Sussex

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