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Passionate about nature, dedicated to saving it. Since we started on our mission in 1889, the threats to nature have continued to grow, but we've grown to meet them too.

We’re now the largest nature conservation charity in the country, consistently delivering successful conservation, forging powerful new partnerships with other organisations and inspiring others to stand up and give nature the home it deserves.

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Principal Conservation Scientist – Monitoring - RSPB

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Salary: £42,768.00 - £44,372.00 Per Annum

Location: Flexible in UK, with expectation to travel occasionally to offices in Cambridge or Sandy and potential for international collaboration.

We are seeking a Principal Conservation Scientist to be responsible for developing and designing the science relating to biodiversity monitoring and reporting, citizen science and species recovery.

You will have a broad knowledge and expertise in this or a closely related field and an adaptable and flexible approach to what you work on.

Senior Conservation Scientist - Social Science - RSPB

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Salary: £38,000.00 - £39,425.00 Per Annum

Duration: 2-year fixed term contract for 37.5 hours per week. However, we welcome applications from qualified candidates who may be seeking a part-time position.

Location: Flexible, with travel to field locations across the UK.

You will have a broad knowledge base and expertise and have an adaptable and flexible approach to what you work on. Understanding of rural livelihoods, food chains and socio-political context of the UK agricultural sector are desirable. This position will work alongside RSPB colleagues to fundraise for, and manage the science around, conservation research projects where testing and evaluation of interventions are fundamental.

Principal Conservation Scientist - RSPB

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RSPB’s evidence-based conservation actions extend beyond the UK. As part of BirdLife International we work together for biodiversity across the world with a particular focus on UK Overseas Territories.

We have a vacancy for a Principal Conservation Scientist for our international species science to provide the science and evidence that underpins our conservation work.

Salary: £42,768.00 - £44,372.00 Per Annum

Duration: Permanent, 37.5 hours per week. This is a new post. Flexible working/part time applications welcomed.
Location: Flexible in UK (Cambridge or Edinburgh preferable). The post will involve international travel.

Principal Conservation Scientist - Offshore Wind - RSPB

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Location: Flexible in UK

Salary: £42,768.00 - £44,372.00 Per Annum

Duration: 3 Year Fixed-Term contract for 37.5 hours per week. However, we welcome applications from qualified candidates seeking a part-time position.

You will lead strategic research and scientific advice on offshore wind in collaboration with existing senior scientists, planning, legal and policy staff. You will provide scientific input to a team exploring how to deliver strategic and ecologically meaningful measures for nature to counter any negative impacts of development.

Lead Data Manager - RSPB

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Location: Flexible in UK

Salary: £38,000 - £42,156 Per Annum

Contract: Permanent / Hours: Full Time for 37.5 hours per week

Are you interested in achieving excellence in data management to have greatest conservation impact? Do you have knowledge of managing and sharing species and habitats data for use in conservation decision-making across the UK or elsewhere around the world? We are looking for a dynamic individual to lead our conservation data management across all parts of the RSPB.

Senior Conservation Scientist - Scotland and Northern Ireland - RSPB

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If you would like to be part of a large dynamic and enthusiastic team and are keen to use your science to inform policy and practice in Scotland and Northern Ireland, then this might be the position you've been waiting for.

Salary: £38,000.00 - £39,425.00 Per Annum

Duration: Permanent role,37.5 hours per week. However, we welcome applications from qualified candidates seeking a part-time position.

Location: Flexible within Scotland. You will be expected to travel occasionally to Northern Ireland, other RSPB offices and other locations across Scotland.

Deputy Director Policy & Advocacy - RSPB

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Location: Flexible in UK

Salary: £72,259 - £83,491 Per Annum

RSPB is seeking a Deputy Director for Policy & Advocacy to lead our work to change the political and economic frameworks that drive the loss of biodiversity and to promote the solutions that will restore nature and respond to climate change.

Eradication Operation Manager - RSPB

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Salary: £28,420 - £31,529 Per Annum
Duration: Fixed Term until 31st December 2024
Hours: Full Time for 37.5 hours per week
Location: Orkney Native Wildlife Project - Kirkwall Office

The Orkney Native Wildlife Project has an exciting opportunity to lead the eradication element of its project until the completion date of 2024. As the first stoat eradication project in Europe and the world’s largest operation attempted to date, this is a unique opportunity! As the Eradication Operations Manager you'll be based in Orkney and responsible for all aspects of the delivery of the work programme to eradicate stoats from the islands. The eradication team currently includes 18 full time equivalent staff who are responsible for delivering an agreed eradication operation plan across 227 square miles using legal and humane removal methods.

Assistant Warden - RSPB

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Location: Frampton Marsh

Salary: £23,939 - £26,558 Per Annum

Duration: Fixed Term for 6 months, Full Time

Would you like to be an essential part of the Frampton Marsh family? Helping to combine key species recovery and amazing visitor experiences using creative habitat management techniques? If that sounds like a lot, it is! But that's what it takes to see year on year increases of breeding and wintering birds alongside a consistent rise in footfall to enjoy it all.

Community Engagement Officer - Thames Estuary - RSPB

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Location: Purfleet – Rainham Marshes

Salary: £23,939 - £26,558 Per Annum

Duration: Fixed Term for 9 months until 31st March 2023, Full-Time

The Greater Thames Estuary is fantastic for wildlife, but it’s under threat from habitat loss and climate change. With funding from the Green Recovery Challenge Fund, the RSPB and its local partners, are embarking on a landscape project across Kent and Essex, to create a 'Greener Thames' Estuary, for wildlife and for people.

Warden - RSPB

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Location: RSPB UKHQ – The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire

Salary: £26,180 - £29,043 Per Annum

Would you or someone you know like to be the next warden of The Lodge, a unique nature reserve at the heart of the RSPB? The variety of habitats, visitor facilities including natural play area and gardens mean this role offers a unique breadth and variety of work and connection to the wider work of RSPB.

Warden - Loch Lomond - RSPB

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Location: Loch Lomond
Salary: £26,180 - £29,043 Per Annum
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full Time for 37.5 hours per week

RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond is found in West Dunbartonshire. The unique and relatively sheltered location of the site has provided ideal conditions for a wealth of habitats and species to thrive. As the warden, you'll play a pivotal role in setting the direction for the reserve’s ecological management. You'll develop solutions to issues on a range of habitats that may have conflicting requirements. You will coordinate and lead on the delivery of the reserve management plan and associated work programme.

Senior Project Manager - Operation Turtle Dove - RSPB

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Location: Flexible in Eastern or Southern England
Salary: £33,600.00 - £37,275.00
Duration: 3-year contract with a view to permanent (subject to funding)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week.

The Turtle Dove is England's fastest declining bird and one of the RSPB's highest species recovery priorities in England. Operation Turtle Dove is working to deliver land management advice, conservation science, species monitoring, policy advocacy and international work on the flyway. We need a Senior Project Manager to co-ordinate this work.

Estate Worker - Orkney Reserves - RSPB

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Location: RSPB Scotland - Orkney

Salary: £19,305.00 - £21,417.00 Per Annum

Hours: Full-Time role, 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

The role will be focused on helping us to improve the habitats across our reserves and keeping our reserve structures well maintained. You’ll be coming into the team at an exciting time when we are looking to grow our habitat management work, and you will be a key player in our ability to do this. Work on the ground will include topping of vegetation, repairing and building fences, keeping our hides, signs and paths in good condition, driving tractors and quad bikes, cutting paths with brushcutters, herbicide spraying or weedwiping invasive plants, and cutting back scrub.

Policy Officer - Water - RSPB

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Location: Flexible in UK
Salary: £28,420 - £31,529 Per Annum

Much of the UK's wildlife depends on wetland habitats, and poor water quality has a huge impact on nature. How we manage our water environment in the coming decades will play a central role in determining whether we can halt declines in nature and combat and adapt to climate change. This role will support the RSPB's water policy work, including efforts to improve water quality, secure more support for natural flood management and improve the resilience of our rivers and wetlands to climate change.

Project Officer - RSPB

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Location: Glasgow office and home

Salary: £23,939.00 - £26,558.00 Per Annum

We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised individual with a passion for working with people to join our Giving Nature a Home project in Glasgow.

The Giving Nature a Home (GNaH) project empowers people to take conservation action across Glasgow and Edinburgh to make our cities greener, healthier, and wilder

Trapper Team Leader - RSPB

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Location: Orkney Native Wildlife Project - Kirkwall Office
Salary: £26,180.00 - £29,043.00 Per Annum
Duration: 21 months - Ideally July 2022 start
This is a Fixed term Contract for 21 months for 37.5 hours per week.

Your time will be split between field work and team management. You will be joining an existing team of trappers and must be able to work with a professional attitude in a diverse team. You will help to plan and prioritise the trap teams activities, working alongside the operations manager to deliver the trapping programme and adapt as necessary to ensure project priorities are delivered. You will be responsible for ensuring your team has all the necessary equipment, is motivated and capable and has a well-balanced workload.

Green Social Prescribing Officer - RSPB

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Location: Dearne Valley - Old Moor

Salary: £21,662.00 - £23,987.00 Pro Rata

Duration: 6 month duration, 7.5 hours pw, 1 midweek day pw (flexible)

We are looking for an energetic and creative person to join our team at RSPB Old Moor to help communities and individuals deepen their connection with nature and be active in restoring, protecting and enhancing it through Green Social Prescribing (GSP). We are recruiting a GSP officer to lead an exciting pilot at Old Moor to explore the potential within the RSPB and the impacts of delivering GSP at reserves.

Volunteer Posts

Retail Volunteer, RSPB

Walks Leader and Family Events Volunteer, RSPB

Event Helper, RSPB

Visitor Engagement Volunteer, RSPB

Pin Badge Volunteer, RSPB

Visitor Experience Residential Volunteer - Arne, RSPB

Visitor Experience Assistant, RSPB

Work Party Leader (Cornwall Reserves), RSPB

Educators, Speakers or Nature Walk Leaders, RSPB

Residential volunteer- Portmore Lough, Northern Ireland, RSPB

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