Landscapes Manager

Location : Living Planet Centre Woking
Closing Date : 13/03/2020
Salary : Circa £37500
Employment Type : Permanent

Expert at influencing policy and managing programmes you are looking for a new role where you can have maximum impact and make a real difference.


This opportunity as Landscapes Manager with the world’s leading independent organisation is just the platform you are looking for. We are fighting hard to save our world and you can play your part delivering our Landscape Programme. The Programme aims to achieve living and productive landscapes through influencing government policy, private sector stewardship, shifting individual behaviour and delivering pilots in specific geographies.


Leading a small team, you will take responsibility for our engagement in food production landscapes and related policy. This will include developing and delivering the programme’s strategy as well as leading its advocacy and communications. You will have oversight of the delivery and budget for partnership projects too. You will commission research and seek expert opinion to develop evidence-based arguments and recommendations on agriculture, natural capital and freshwater issues.  Important will be the ability to engage politicians and decision-makers in government and business to drive change. You will build and drive partnerships with NGOs and businesses, including existing partnerships, to create transformative pilot programmes and secure long-term funding too. You will also track changes in the external and political context on these issues and capitalise on opportunities to bring about change.


You must have experience of influencing policy and developing strategy coupled with strong programme management skills. An accomplished people manager you will be comfortable managing budgets and prioritising work. You will also be effective at building partnerships and relationships as well as developing strategies and projects through identifying mutual objectives. You will possess good communication and problem-solving skills too. In addition, you will have technical knowledge of agriculture, natural capital and freshwater policy and related areas as well as a degree in a relevant subject. 


How to Apply

If you have the ability to influence key stakeholder and drive change in the battle to save our planet, we’d love to hear from you. Please visit our website to complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up to date CV with cover letter highlighting what makes you the perfect fit for the role and what sets you apart from the competition.


At WWF-UK we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.


Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We’re looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.