Organisation: Buglife - The Invertebrate Conservation Trust
Position Type: Paid/Permanent
Part/Full Time: Full Time
Closing Date: 6 July 09
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Help save the ‘small things that run the world’. Buglife - The Invertebrate Conservation Trust is a rapidly growing charity that aims to stop invertebrate extinctions and to raise awareness of these incredible animals.
The Biodiversity Action Manager will be a key post, responsible for developing conservation action for species on the UK Biodiversity Action Plan list.There are 431 declining and endangered species on the list from beetles to bees and from snails to spiders.We already have action underway to rescue about 25 of these species.You will oversee and manage this work while developing new projects that engage experts and the public in conservation action.
You must have a very solid level of invertebrate and general ecological knowledge; a sound level of management and administration skills; and a broad knowledge of the conservation sector. Such knowledge would normally be acquired after five years work experience in the sector. The post-holder must be a good communicator, and be able to gain the trust and support of other invertebrate conservationists and partner organisations.
Please write to Matt Shardlow, Buglife, First Floor, 90 Bridge Street, Peterborough, PE1 1DY or firstname.lastname@example.org, enclosing a CV and letter that explains why you are the person who will take forward the conservation of BAP listed invertebrates. Deadline - 6 July 2009.
Interviews will be held in Peterborough on 16 July 09. For a full job description click here