Head of Conservation and Science

A unique opportunity to join a successful and growing conservation charity!

Head of Conservation and Science

Full Time (35 hours)

Salary £35k-39k (Salary negotiable)

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a full time Head of Conservation and Science. The primary role of the post will be to direct and lead the Conservation and Science programme. Other key aspects of the role are to ensure the conservation and science work is fully integrated with wider activities of the trust, to support the CEO in the management of the BBCT, and to develop and lead the BBCT’s outward facing policy activities.

You will be educated to post graduate degree level in a relevant field and have at least 3 years’ management experience in the conservation and science sector.

An ability to manage varied and complex relationships to facilitate change and improvement will be essential.

This will be a high profile, challenging role requiring strong leadership skills as you will be working with remote teams. An understanding of key drivers of performance, strong project management skills and experience of monitoring and evaluation against project aims will be a large part of the role.

Please refer to the job description and person specification on our website for more details of the role.

This is a full-time permanent position based at home with extensive travel in the UK.

For an application pack please visit our website:

Bumblebee Conservation Trust, 

Beta Centre, Stirling University Innovation Park,

Stirling, FK9 4NF

Charity numbers: 1115634; SC042830

To discuss the post informally, please contact:

Gill Perkins CEO. Tel. 07525115503 or by email- gill.perkins@bumblebeeconservation.org

Closing Date for applications: 12th June 2020 17:00

Interview date: tbc 

Interviews: will be by zoom

Please send completed applications to operations@bumblebeeconservation.org (No CV or postal applications)

How to Apply

For an application pack please visit our website:

Please email completed applications to operations@bumblebeeconservation.org (No CV or postal applications)

Please mention ConservationJobs.co.uk when applying for this job!

Key Information


£35,000 to £39,000


Bumblebee Conservation Trust




Full Time




Conservation, Environment, Nature & Wildlife


Home Based, United Kingdom

Application Deadline:

12th June 2020 at 5:00pm