Hours: Full-time post
Contract Type: Fixed term (3 years 6 months)
Location: Hybrid working – home plus Buglife office in Cardiff and NRW office locations in south Wales
Are you passionate about nature conservation and engagement? We have an exciting opportunity to join the Buglife Cymru Team to help Wales’ most rare and threatened species to survive and thrive.
Buglife is looking for a full time Project Officer to help to deliver the Swansea Bay: Coast, Commons and Communities project. This is part of Natur am Byth! – Wales’ flagship species recovery programme uniting ten environmental organisations in the largest ever partnership of its kind in Wales.
Working largely in Swansea and Gower the Project Officer will be responsible for delivering habitat management works for a range of species including invertebrates, plants and reptiles, organising and undertaking species surveys, liaising with landowners and leading volunteer work-parties. The Project Officer will work closely with local communities and project partners to make positive changes for people and wildlife.
The Swansea Bay project will be delivered by a team of two Project Officers with support from a Senior Project Officer who will undertake overall project management responsibilities. Project Officers will be required to work closely together to ensure effective and efficient project delivery.
This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference for Welsh wildlife and to join our growing Wales team and be part of the wider Natur am Byth! partnership.
Buglife is dedicated to halting the extinction of invertebrate species and achieving sustainable populations of these vital creatures.
We are working hard to achieve this through:
- Promoting the environmental importance of invertebrates and raising awareness about the challenges to their survival;
- Assisting in the development of legislation and policy that will ensure the conservation of invertebrates;
- Developing and disseminating knowledge about how to conserve invertebrates;
- Encouraging and supporting invertebrate conservation initiatives by other organisations in the UK, Europe and worldwide;
- Undertaking practical conservation projects that will contribute to achieving our aim.
Buglife offers a comprehensive benefits package including an Enhanced Pension, Flexible Working arrangements, and 23 days of annual leave (rising to 28 after 3 years of service), in addition to a business closure between Christmas and New Year.
How to apply
To apply please email your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are the best person for this role to [email protected]
Closing date for applications:15th October. Interviews will be held 25th October
Join Buglife today and make a meaningful impact in the preservation of invertebrates and the conservation of our precious wildlife.