Swansea Bay: Coast, Commons and Communities Senior Project Officer

Hours: Part-time post (22.5 hours per week)
Contract Type: Fixed term (3 years 6 months)
Salary: £31,223 (pro rata at 0.6 FTE £18,734)
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 part-time Senior 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.

You will lead the successful delivery of the Swansea Bay project, managing a small team of a Project Officer and a trainee. Key responsibilities include partnership and relationship management of a broad range of stakeholders e.g., consultants, contractors, land managers, species experts and project partners, attendance at Natur am Byth! steering group meetings, overseeing project delivery, managing budgets and producing progress reports.

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.

About Us

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

A full job description is available to view or download here (English) / download here (Cymraeg)

For more information regarding Natur am Byth please take a look at the Natur am Byth – Programme Briefing (English) / Natur am Byth – Programme Briefing (Cymraeg)

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 on 24th October

Join Buglife today and make a meaningful impact in the preservation of invertebrates and the conservation of our precious wildlife.