Head of Professional Development

We have an exciting opportunity to help develop our new professional development programme!

Contract: Full-time, permanent
Salary: £54,000 per annum
Working pattern:  Full-time 35hrs Mon-Fri| We are currently running a trial of the 4-day work week; staff can opt to work 32hrs over 4 days each week at no loss of salary
Location: Hybrid | We ask that staff spend at least 60% of their time at our London office
Closing date: 8:00am Monday 4th March
Interviews: Thursday 14th March


About you

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to help develop a new programme for professional development for ecologists internationally.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with demonstrable knowledge of developing professional development programmes, excellent team building skills, and some understanding of the broader education landscape.

You will lead a team with a broad remit that inspires children from primary school all the way through to post graduate and post doctoral career support.


About the role

Reporting to the Director of Communities and Inclusion, you will:

  • Develop and deliver an inclusive professional development and training strategy that supports ecologists at all careers stages
  • Responsible for the work of the professional development team, setting and monitoring key performance indicators
  • Support the Director of Communities and Inclusion in the management of the overall team, including deputizing for the Director in internal meetings where appropriate


The job pack and full job description, including person specification and competencies are available below.

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