Project Manager

1 year fixed-term contract, starting on 30 January 2017 or earlier.                   Based in Hyde Park and Richmond Park, London.

£32,000 - £35,000 per annum depending on experience.

Mission: Invertebrate is a one year project supported by the Players of the People’s Postcode Lottery that will research and support the grassland invertebrates living in London’s Royal Parks. The project will also inspire and educate audiences about the wonders of the invertebrate world and their habitats.

The Royal Parks Foundation, the charity that helps support the magic of London’s eight amazing Royal Parks, is looking to appoint a Project Manager for its Mission: Invertebrate initiative. We are looking for an outstanding and enthusiastic professional with extensive experience delivering successful flagship projects linking wildlife, green spaces and local communities.  

You will have proven experience managing complex projects in excess of £500k, have excellent communication skills with the ability to engage diverse stakeholders with confidence and composure under pressure. Experience in successfully communicating scientific information to the public will be an advantage. Above all, you will need to demonstrate a real interest and knowledge about wildlife and habitats and their impact in urban green spaces.

The Mission: Invertebrate Project Manager will be responsible for successfully coordinating and delivering a programme of ecological projects, entomological surveys, citizen science and learning activities across the Royal Parks. As Project Manager, you will work closely with the Mission: Invertebrate Project Board, coordinate the various Projects Groups and liaise with a range of stakeholders and partners across the Parks. You will also manage a Project Officer and a Learning Officer to help deliver the programme.

How to apply:

Please email an updated CV and a Cover Letter (no more than 2 A4 pages) linking your experience and skills to the Person Specification and Job Description for this role, adding contact details for two professional references (we will not contact your referees without your permission).

Email to: [email protected] with the reference “MI:PM_2017” in the subject line.

Closing date: 9 am, Wednesday 4th January 2017

Interviews: week commencing 9th January 2017

Start date: 30th January or earlier if possible


The Royal Parks Foundation is committed to being an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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