Job Opportunity: Cumbria Biodiversity Data Centre

Data Centre Manager
Salary: £25,440 – £27,123
Full time fixed term contract (12 months)
Closing date: November 27 2015

Cumbria Biodiversity Data Centre at Tullie House Museum is the one-stop-shop for biological records and other biodiversity and geodiversity information for the county, enabling others to better understand, protect and foster the biodiversity of the region. The museum, based in Carlisle, is looking for someone with proven management, interpersonal and IT skills to take full day-to-day responsibility for the delivery of the Cumbria Biodiversity Data Centre.

The role will include management of staff, volunteers and resources, as well as liaising with users, development of policies and plans for promotion of the Centre and for fundraising. Key tasks will include grant negotiations and donations, generating income and managing resources and services with existing and potential users to ensure strong advocacy and on-going funding for the project.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in environmental science, information management or business management or have equivalent experience. They should have substantial experience of managing complex projects and will have strong people-and-resource-management skills. You will have experience of strategic planning, working with a wide range of partners, fundraising and customer care and also have an interest in the natural environment and experience of working with organisations within the environmental sector.

To apply, or for further information, see here


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