World Land Trust (WLT) is at the forefront of international conservation efforts through our programme of land purchase and land acquisition in collaboration with our international partners, including the development of carbon and other payments for ecosystem services projects. WLT is seeking a Technical Officer whose role will be to support our Conservation Programmes team in the expansion of our conservation work, primarily providing analytical support in the creation of new projects and monitoring of existing projects.
What you will be doing
This is an opportunity to build on WLT’s ongoing achievements in implementing effective conservation projects around the world. You will be working closely with other Conservation Programme team members to provide technical support for the establishment, development and monitoring of new and existing projects, and assessing their conservation impact. You will also provide support to WLT’s Communications team in producing content for WLT’s website and social media accounts, primarily through the creation of maps.
Who we are looking for
An excellent knowledge of spatial and ecological data analyses, monitoring and GIS will be essential for this role, with preference for a candidate with experience in fieldwork and biodiversity conservation. You will have good communication skills, be able to work independently as well as in close collaboration with colleagues, and be able to translate technical reports and assessments to a wide range of audiences. You will be passionate about wildlife conservation and committed to furthering the mission and ethos of WLT.
As an Employer
WLT is based in Halesworth, a charming market town on the edge of the Suffolk Heritage Coastline, in a characterful period property. As an SME employer, we can offer you a welcoming work environment, with a 35-hour working week, opportunities for flexible working, 33 days’ annual leave, a pension scheme, life assurance and other benefits.
The Trust is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive working environment and we welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We are open to discussions around flexible working and suggest you talk to us if you need reasonable adjustments to enable you to carry out this role.
If you think you’re the person we’re looking for, please visit our website for further information and for application details.
Closing date: 0900 hrs on Tuesday 4th May 2021.
It is expected that interviews will be held remotely on Thursday 20th May 2021.
Please note that the closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.
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