Landscape Conservation Area Manager – South West Essex

Closing date:
Salary: Salary: £33,500 per annum rising to £34,000 per annum on completion of probation
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Chafford Gorges Nature Park,

Chafford Gorges
Nature Park
Drake Road
Chafford Hundred
Thurrock, RM16 6RW
If you have proven skills, knowledge and experience in Landscape Conservation, operate as a highly effective manager and show passion and professionalism for the natural world then this is an exciting opportunity to take a leading role within an innovative and expanding organisation at the forefront of wildlife conservation.

Essex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity. It has more than 37,000 members, manages and protects over 8,400 acres of land on 87 nature reserves and 2 nature parks and runs 11 visitor centres. The aim of Essex Wildlife Trust is to Protect Wildlife for the Future and for the People of Essex. It is supported financially by members, local businesses and grant making organisations. It is one of the largest of the 47 county wildlife trusts that work together throughout the British Isles as The Wildlife Trusts.

As a key member of the Landscape Conservation management team, the postholder will oversee Landscape Conservation in the South West area of Essex. This will be overseen through effective team management, leading on favourable status habitat and species management of the EWT area landholdings and ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of the Trust’s County conservation and people engagement objectives, including acting as Landscape Conservation advisor to Hanningfield Reservoir, Langdon and Chafford Gorges Visitor Centres.

Closing date: 3 August 2018 at 5pm
Interview date: 23 and 24 August 2018

How to apply: See Downloads below for more information
Please return your applications to

Protecting Wildlife for the Future and for the People of Essex

Contact details

For further information please contact Dave Fairlamb, Head of Landscape Conservation via mobile 07881 815989 or e-mail

Job reference: lcamSW2