Scotland and Northern Ireland Manager

  • Full-time job
  • Stirling
  • Ends: Sunday 02nd June 2024

Hours: Full-time (5 days / 37.5 hours per week)
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £37,200.12
Location: Stirling (with opportunity to travel around Scotland and Northern Ireland)

Are you a passionate conservationist with a deep love for Scotland and Northern Ireland’s unique wildlife? Do you have the drive to make a real difference in protecting the incredible invertebrates that call these countries home? If so, we have an extraordinary opportunity for you to join Buglife and lead our growing Scotland and Northern Ireland team!

As the Scotland and Northern Ireland Manager, you will play a crucial role in expanding our impact and influence by forging new partnerships and overseeing the delivery of our charitable aims and objectives. You’ll have the chance to lead the development of our freshwater projects and pollinator conservation programmes, spearhead our efforts to prevent the extinction of the UK’s most threatened species, and create opportunities for people from all walks of life to connect with the wonders of the natural world.

You will be a powerful voice for invertebrates, influencing decision-makers and building partnerships to recover nature at scale. You will manage a dedicated team of Conservation Officers and be our spokesperson for Scotland and Northern Ireland. The role sits alongside our England Manager and Wales Manager, and is supported by Finance, Administration, Advocacy, and Fundraising & Communications teams.

We are looking for a talented individual with exceptional people skills and a knack for identifying opportunities to expand our impact. Based in our Scotland Office in Stirling, you will have the opportunity to travel around Scotland and Northern Ireland, and occasionally to our Head Office in Peterborough.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to equality of opportunity for all staff and applicants. Should you require any support to assist you with your application please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected].

About Us

Buglife is at the forefront of invertebrate conservation, working tirelessly to prevent the extinction of these vital creatures and the habitats they depend on. This is a truly exciting time to join Buglife as we embark on a new, bold strategy to protect invertebrates across the UK.

At Buglife, we offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to support your well-being, work-life balance, and personal growth, including:

  1. 23 days annual leave, 8 bank holidays, and a paid Christmas shutdown
  2. Flexible working options
  3. Supportive and empowering culture
  4. Investment in learning and development
  5. Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for confidential counselling and support
  6. Thrive Mental Health Wellbeing App
  7. Wellbeing Wednesday – a paid half-day off monthly
  8. EV salary sacrifice scheme for eco-friendly commuting
  9. Pet-friendly office Stirling

How to Apply

If you are ready to take on a leadership role that will make a lasting impact on invertebrate conservation, we want to hear from you. Join Buglife and be part of a passionate team dedicated to saving the small things that run the world!

A full job description is available to view or download here.

To apply, please email your CV and a compelling covering letter explaining why you are the perfect candidate to lead our Scotland and Northern Ireland Team to [email protected]. Don’t miss this chance to make a difference – apply today!

Closing date for applications: Sunday 2 June. Interviews will be held on the Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 June.

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