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Estuary & Wetlands Project Officer

Reference (Environment Jobs/StopDodo.com)  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location England (London & Greater) - UK
Town/City London
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 13/03/2022
Company Name Zoological Society of London
Contact Name Human Resources
Telephone 02077223333
Email hr@zsl.org
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : The Zoological Society of London, a charity founded in 1826, is a world-renowned center of excellent for conservation science and applied conservation, working in over 50 countries around the world
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We’re ZSL, an international conservation charity. Through our unrivalled animal experts in our two zoos (London zoo and Whipsnade Zoo), the work of our pioneering scientists, our dedicated conservationists, our purpose is to inspire, inform and empower people to stop wild animals going extinct.  Our vision is a world where wildlife thrives and we’re working every day to achieve this. From investigating the health threats facing animals, to helping people and wildlife live alongside each other, we are committed to bringing wildlife back from the brink of extinction.

Role Profile

We are looking for a Project Officer to provide conservation technical support in the development and implementation of river-based field research and conservation initiatives. This will include training and leading volunteer citizen scientists, survey work in the field and producing technical reports for partner organisations and funders.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Project delivery within the Estuaries and Wetlands Conservation Programme focussing on project planning, implementation, analysis and interpretation of results. 
  • Training and leading citizen scientists ensuring health and safety protocols and risk assessments are fully complied with.  
  • Support staff within the programme in the production of funding proposals.
  • Assist with administrative support for the programme where required.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of effective working relationships with partners, stakeholders and funders.
Person Specification
  • MSc or equivalent experience in a relevant area (or equivalent experience)
  • Experience working in field conditions implementing science-based projects
  • Experience of working with and leading volunteers. 
  • Proficient at managing, analysing, and mapping data and writing technical reports

We recognise the value of having a team of employees with diverse skills, experiences, and abilities, we therefore, encourage applications from all backgrounds.

What do we offer?

“Work Your Way”: We empower people to work from where they work best. We believe work is something we do and not a place we go. Our offices have become important places for collaboration and social connection but are no longer our main place of work.

You will have access to a blended program of Wellbeing initiatives, including confidential access to our 24/7 Employee Assistance Program as well as regular webinars and activities around mental, physical, social and financial wellbeing. The opportunity to be part of an organisation that is committed to improving diversity and inclusion.

Other benefits include 25 days holiday, life assurance, stakeholder pension (employer contribution is matched up to 12%), complimentary zoo tickets with a 30% discount in shops and online, subsidised canteen, enhanced paternity and maternity leave, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, subsidised gym membership and access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

Applicants will need to upload their CV and covering letter (detailing relevant experience and skills, stating why they want the position and including details of availability) and can do this by visiting https://careers-zsl.icims.com/jobs/2845/estuary-%26-wetlands-project-officer/job

Then clicking the "Apply for this job online" button.


Closing date for applications: Midnight (23:59) on 13th March 2022

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