Research, Data and Evidence Manager (Peat)

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Skipton, United Kingdom

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30+ days ago

Closing date: Monday 29 August 2022
Salary: £32,162.
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time
Location: Skipton Office, with some working on site and from home., Auction Mart, Unit 23 Gargrave Rd, Skipton BD23 1UD, Skipton
Do you have strong leadership skills and are experienced in team management? Do you have a high level of knowledge of monitoring and research techniques in the upland environment? Do you have a proven track record in writing and editing technical project reports and scientific articles? If the answer is ‘yes’, then we have an exciting opportunity for you!

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Job reference: 17.6.239

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust are seeking to appoint a Research, Evidence and Data Manager to lead and champion the YWT Peat Programme’s research, evidence and data management activities and grow this further by developing existing and new partnerships and securing additional funding.

We are a leader in the development and use of GIS, UAV and remote sensing technologies in most aspects of our work and have developed the powerful Bogbase for the management of our spatial and non-spatial data. This work is growing rapidly and is currently carried out by a team of 3 and also overlaps with citizen science and monitoring programmes carried out by our project teams. We recently secured funding from the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and are now looking for an experienced and well-qualified Research, Evidence & Data Manager to enable us to manage and develop this work further.

Please see the job description and background information to learn more about this exciting opportunity.

To apply: Please submit an up-to-date CV and a covering letter outlining your relevant knowledge, skills and experience relevant to the post, referring to our person specification. Ideally, these documents should be in an editable format, such as Word, so that we can anonymise your documents prior to the short-listing process. Please also complete and submit our Personal Details and EDI monitoring form.

Closing date: 29th August 2022

Interview date/s: 8th or 9th September

Please note that applications received after the closing deadline may not be considered.

The Trust regrets that it is unable to give feedback on unsuccessful applications.

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