Operations & Facilities Manager
Ref: OFM(21)/SL

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

WWT Slimbridge and Headquarters
£37,408 per annum
Position type
Full Time
Working pattern
37.5 hours per week. 5 days out of 7 to include weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis.
Job advert

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and proactive Operations & Facilities Manager to join the team at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

Reporting to and deputising for the General Manager you will be responsible for the day-to-day operation, leading and motivating the facilities, grounds, living collection and reserves teams to achieve operational improvements.  You are NEBOSH certified or equivalent and will be responsible for ensuring all Health and Safety requirements are met for the site. You will also work a duty manager rota and will be required to work 5 days over 7 including some weekends.

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, and we work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies. WWT Slimbridge is where it all began and during the last two years, we have transformed the centre into a vibrant visitor attraction by creating several new exhibits which bring to life the amazing work that WWT does, both in the UK and across the world.  We are looking for someone to continue to invest in our people and our site to make the most of this investment and continue to build upon the visitor experience. 

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service, (pro-rata)
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free car parking and secure bike storage areas
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

Closing date: 20th October 2021

Interview date:  1st November 2021

WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.

Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410

Job description
Closing Date

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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