Local recruitment: Project Manager (International Engagement)

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT)

Slimbridge, UK 🇬🇧

Location: WWT Slimbridge and Headquarters, Hybrid Working
Department: Conservation
Salary: ÂŁ31,512 per annum
Position type: Full Time
Working pattern: 37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday

Do you enjoy working in a global context to deliver practical benefits for wetlands and people?

This exciting opportunity has come up within our International CEPA (Communication, Capacity Building, Education, Participation and Awareness) Team to deliver world-class CEPA projects across the wetland world. With wetlands still disappearing and degrading at pace, we urgently need to work with partners to deliver great CEPA projects at wetlands locally, nationally and across flyways.

The Role

As our Project Manager, you will identify, develop and deliver projects, building on our existing global networks of wetland partners, and create a financially sustainable model that supports WWT to grow this area of work.

You will develop and deliver initiatives that enhance connections between people and wetlands. This will be achieved through short and longer-term partnerships, offering consultancy advice, and strengthening existing CEPA networks and projects run by WWT. Your track record of fundraising should enable you to work with grant-givers, major gift, commercial, and corporate sources. You will also work to develop our ground-breaking Wetland Learning Hub over the next five years, a flagship project for supporting conservationists globally.

About You

To join our International Engagement team as our Project Manager you’ll need:

  • Experience of leading large-scale inspiring environmental engagement projects and on site CEPA activities.
  • Knowledge of managing visitor interpretation projects at visitor centres
  • A track record of managing projects to time and within budget, whilst working creatively to deliver solutions in a multi-cultural environment
  • Great communications skills to develop and foster high level relationships with a wide range of global partners.

If this sounds like you, then click apply and come and join our friendly and ambitious International Programme team dedicated to our vision of a world where healthy wetland nature thrives and enriches lives.

About Us

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies. Our CEPA team is recognised as world-leading, supporting global environmental agreements, regional initiatives, governments and local partners. We promote the effective communication of the importance of wetlands to the widest range of audiences, encouraging them to take action. Your skills will help us to grow, resulting in the creation of champions for wetlands across the globe.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free car parking and secure bike storage areas
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

Closing date: 26th February 2023

Interview date: 10th March 2023

WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit. Job description Project_Manager_International_CEPA_Vacancy_2023.pdf Closing Date 26/02/2023


POSITION TYPE

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EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education - MSc in Water and Sustainable Development