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Surrey Wildlife Trust

Operations Manager - Surrey Biodiversity Information Centre

c£27,000-30,000 pa (dependent on skills and experience)

Surrey Biodiversity Information Centre (SBIC), hosted by Surrey Wildlife Trust, is looking for an Operations Manager to play a critical role in the ongoing development of this vital data and records resource.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the delivery of the day-to-day activities of SBIC, implementing the development plan and supporting its continued growth as the focus for species and habitat recording in Surrey. SBIC is a member of the Association of Local Environmental Records Centres (ALERC).

Biodiversity records lie at the heart of nature conservation and this post offers the successful applicant an opportunity to make a real contribution to conserving the biodiversity of Surrey for future generations.

A relevant environmental qualification is essential together with a professional background in nature conservation, supervisory or team management skills plus knowledge and experience of the work of a local environmental records centre. You should be able to demonstrate an ability to work systematically, as an individual and through the team, and with thorough attention to detail. Experience of the Recorder 6 species database or MapInfo Geographical Information System (GIS) would be an advantage.

For the full job profile and an application form please see the Surrey Wildlife Trust website.

The deadline for applications is midday Tuesday 18th October 2022 - interviews to be held during weeks commencing 24th and 31st October.

We are committed to having an inclusive and diverse workplace and encourage applications from backgrounds which may be underrepresented in our sector, including people from minority ethnic backgrounds and people with disabilities. Please let us know if you require any adjustment to make our recruitment process more accessible.

Guided by a collaborative vision where we all play a part in connecting nature, Surrey Wildlife Trust provide expert advice and guidance to landowners and managers, making sure the land we look after leads by example, while inspiring and educating people and organisations across the county on what they can do. By doing this we will create a Surrey that is full of diverse and abundant wildlife, where nature is at the heart of individual choices, corporate decisions, and local economic and policy making. One that helps tackle the ongoing climate emergency, while supporting the health and wellbeing of all who live here.

Closing Date: 18/10/2022  Location: Surrey

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