Generation Wild Project Manager
Posted on Jan 23, 2021 by CHM Recruit
Are you passionate about connecting children with nature?
This conservation charity is looking for an enthusiastic Project Manager to work on their ground-breaking new project, Generation Wild.
Generation Wild Project Manager
Location: Slimbridge, GL2
Salary: £29,351 FTE per annum, (£17,610 per annum)
Hours: 22.5 hours (3 days) per week
Contract: Fixed Term Contract for 3 years
Generation Wild is a new project aiming to engage disadvantaged children and their families with nature. It will offer free visits to our client's wetland centres for children attending schools in disadvantaged areas. This organisation will then work with these children's families and teachers, upskilling and empowering them to offer further nature-based experiences back in their local community. This will include free family visits to the centres, the development of innovative on-site activities to engage school groups and families, teacher training and an online platform to promote further activity within school grounds, gardens and local greenspaces.
You will work with a friendly and committed team of educators who share your passion for working with young people, extending the school visits programme (which welcomes over 40,000 learners per year) to disadvantaged young people who may not otherwise benefit from this opportunity.
You will have a chance to work with an innovative experience design company to embed truly exciting and engaging ways of connecting these young people and their families with nature through nature-based play and learning. You will manage an online platform that will support and encourage these families as they extend these nature-based activities into their gardens and local greenspaces.
With a chance to make the most of this charity's fantastic wetland centres, you will make a real difference, nurturing a love of nature that will stay with these children throughout their lives. Join this organisation and together you can inspire the next generation of nature lovers.
They are looking for someone with a real passion for connecting disadvantaged communities with nature. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong project management skills including the ability to plan, coordinate and evaluate large scale projects and to manage a significant budget. They need to be an excellent communicator, able understand the needs of a wide diversity of stakeholders from children, parents and teachers to other departments within the charity, funders and external contractors.
About the Employer
Our client is the UK's leading wetland conservation charity. They are pioneers in saving threatened wetland wildlife, a centre for excellence in conservation science and experts in wetland management and creation. Around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature at their ten sites around the UK, and they work nationally and internationally in key locations to balance conservation with sustainable livelihoods.
Appointment to this position is subject to the successful candidate receiving an enhanced disclosure and barred list check (child).
In return for your hard work and dedication you'll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Free parking
- Cycle to work scheme
- Free entry to all their centres
Closing Date: 8th February 2021
Interview Date: 25th February 2021
To Apply and for More Information:
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Our client is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.
No agencies please.