Assistant Reserves Manager – North Hampshire

Closing date:
Salary: £28,000 pa, depending on qualifications and experience
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location: North Hampshire , including Odiham , Hook , Basingstoke and Petersfield.
The post holder will assist the Central and North Reserves Manager in managing the Northern Hampshire Reserves and its Reserves Officers team.

We are a grassroots movement working for nature’s recovery and to bring people closer to nature. ‘Our vision for a wilder future is beautiful and vital!’

We want great places to live that are good for people and good for wildlife.

We want nature to be normal, for children to grow up with wild green spaces to explore.

We want to restore and re-wild our land and sea and tip the balance in favour of nature. This is what’s needed for our food, oxygen, physical and mental health, our prosperity and for a strong and vibrant society.

We know that nature’s recovery can help tackle the climate crisis.

Our future has to be wilder!

About the role:

The post holder will assist the Central and North Reserves Manager in managing the Northern Hampshire Reserves and its Reserves Officers team.

The Assistant Reserves Manager (North) will oversee the management of a team of staff and volunteers responsible for a suite of Trust nature reserves and projects in north and east Hampshire, a longer term objective will be to assist with the conservation, monitoring and grazing management of the MOD training Estate in the Thames Basin Heaths and Wealden Heaths Special Protection Areas.

The post will also have a key advocacy role in North Hampshire and will be expected to represent the Trust and promote its policies to a number of external stakeholders including MOD, Local Authorities, South Downs National Park, Environment Agency, Natural England and other eNGO’s. An ability to articulate complex policy positions is a crucial part of the role to secure long term management of some of the UK’s most highly designated conservation areas.

Due to the nature of the post, the post holder must be willing to reside within a reasonable distance of north Hampshire for regular/emergency call outs.

As an inclusive employer we recognise that our workforce needs to better reflect the communities in which we live and work. We encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly those underrepresented within our sector, including

people from black, Asian, minority Ethnic backgrounds and people with disabilities. We are committed to creating a Movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities.

Closing date: 08 March 2021

Interviews: TBC

To apply please download and complete both part A and part B of the application form and return via email to recruitment@hiwwt.org.uk. Please note, we do not accept CVs.