GIS, Research and Monitoring Officer

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Woking, United Kingdom

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29 days ago

Closing date: Monday 8 August 2022
Salary: 25,000/pa
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Flexible
Location: Pirbright HQ, School Lane, Pirbright, Surrey, GU24 0JN
We are looking to recruit a GIS, Research and Monitoring Officer to provide technical expertise to facilitate the Trust’s research and monitoring programme.

Contact details

Please complete the application form below or provide a covering letter and CV and send it to by 5pm on Monday 8th August 2022.

Job reference: GIS Officer

This role provides the critical underlying support to many of the Trust’s data collection and monitoring systems. You will work across different departments to assist in meeting their data needs and ensuring sufficient data is captured to measure the Trust’s progress towards the 30 by 30 and 1 in 4 objectives. The successful candidate will demonstrate they have excellent attention to detail, creativity to design innovative data systems and the initiative to independently troubleshoot issues.

You will also work closely with our university partners and continue the success of our research prospectus programme, maintaining an intake of students each year to conduct important research for the Trust. This requires strong communication and organisational skills to ensure that deadlines are met and appropriate equipment and training are available.

You must have previous experience of working with GIS and data, matched with an ability for science communication to both academic and non-academic audiences, and the ability to work with a wide range of people.

Our hybrid working policy aims to provide a good work/life balance which can incorporate partial home working whilst having an interesting and challenging working environment. Our office bases are in Pirbright, Pond Farm (Wisley) and Nower Wood (Letherhead); travel across Surrey will be a necessary part of the role, visiting sites, universities and attending events. A full driving licence is highly desirable as many locations cannot easily be accessed by public transport.

If you believe you have the experience for the role and are able to fulfil the criteria outlined in the job profile, please complete an application form, or provide a covering letter and CV, and send it to by 5pm on Monday 8th August 2022. Interviews will be held w/c August 15th. The job profile and application form are available on our website.

We are committed to having an inclusive and diverse workplace and encourage applications from backgrounds which may be underrepresented in our sector, including people from minority ethnic backgrounds and people with disabilities. Please let us know if you require any adjustment to make our recruitment process more accessible.

Guided by a collaborative vision where we all play a part in connecting nature, we provide expert advice and guidance to landowners and managers, making sure the land we look after leads by example, while inspiring and educating people and organisations across the county on what they can do. By doing this we will create a Surrey that is full of diverse and abundant wildlife, where nature is at the heart of individual choices, corporate decisions, and local economic and policy making. One that helps tackle the ongoing climate emergency, while supporting the health and wellbeing of all who live here.

Application Form & Role Profile

  • Application form - GIS R&M Officer
  • Role Profile - GIS R&M Officer