Colour in the Margins Project Manager

Salary: £28,000 - £30,500 pa plus 5.5% pension contribution 25 days holiday/pa plus statutory public holidays

Fixed term contract: 3 years from 1st January 2018 to 31st December 2020

Location: Home based or Plantlife Head Office, Salisbury

Do you want to be a part of a ground-breaking approach to saving species from extinction? Back from the Brink is a new £6.6million HLF-funded programme delivered by a partnership of England’s leading nature conservation organisations. We are building a team of enthusiastic and experienced individuals across the partnership to undertake conservation work and inspire the nation to discover, value and act for threatened species.

Plantlife are seeking an experienced Project Manager to be responsible for managing the Colour in the Margins integrated project, which targets the conservation of 13 species that occur in arable habitat. As the figure-head of the project, you will oversee delivery of all aspects of the project and manage the project team. You will need to have an excellent understanding of farmland ecology and habitat conservation and a proven track record of managing habitat or species conservation projects, as well as first rate communication skills, excellent organisation skills and experience of managing a team of staff. You will be working with other Back from the Brink projects and project partners. The post will be line-managed by the Plantlife Head of Projects. A full job description and person specification are set out below.

If you fit the bill, please write explaining why you would like to be considered for this role and enclose a copy of your CV and the Plantlife application form and return it to Julia Clements ( by 5pm Friday 6th October.

Interviews will be held on 16th October in London.