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Senior Project Manager (International Programmes)

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Water Resources
Location England (East Anglia) - UK
Town/City Glos
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 12/02/2023
Company Name Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
Contact Name Jackie
Telephone 01453 891900
Email recruitment@wwt.org.uk
Website Further Details / Applications
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Wetlands are a key life support system for our planet. To stem global biodiversity loss and meet Sustainable Development Goals, we need to dramatically shift the way we treat and manage the world’s wetlands.

WWT is on a mission to do this, and we are recruiting a Senior Project Manager to lead projects that conserve and restore internationally important wetlands, empower local communities, and showcase best-practice throughout the world.

Role Outline

This role will manage multi-stakeholder wetland conservation projects in our priority global areas, also advocating the wise-use of natural systems within local, national and regional decision-making. Immediate priorities will be to deliver integrated wetland conservation and development projects in SE Asia. The role will provide technical expertise in habitat restoration, conservation management planning, and partnership coordination. Project stakeholders will include specialists in sustainable livelihoods, education and awareness, community-based natural resource management, and monitoring and evaluation. The role will also work to develop new partnerships, projects and funding streams to drive forward WWT’s wetland conservation impact.

About You

To join as our Senior Project Manager within our International Programmes team you’ll:

-        be passionate about securing and restoring resilient natural systems

-        have experience developing and delivering high impact environmental conservation projects in the developing world, and

-        have creative ideas for how to deliver and fund sustainable conservation work

-        value a professional and approach to managing projects

-        be able to communicate, and advocate for, our work to wide range of stakeholders.

If this sounds like you, then come and join our diverse International Programme team dedicated to our Vision of world where healthy wetland nature thrives and enriches lives.

This role can be based at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, or home-based within the UK (with regular international travel)

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.

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

-        25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’

-        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

For more information, and to apply for the role, please visit


Closing date:  midnight (UK Time - GMT) 12th February 2023

Interview date: 23rd & 24th February

WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.

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