New Non-native species job: Non-native Species Specialist

11 July 2017

New Non-native species job: Non-native Species Specialist
Non-native Species Specialist
Animal and Plant Health Agency
£28,040 pa - £31,680 pa
Sand Hutton, York

The Non-native species specialist will provide technical guidance and delivery support primarily to UK Government in delivery of domestic policy on invasive non-native species (INNS) and its obligations under existing European Union Regulation on the prevention and management of the introduction and spread of invasive alien species. The post holder will be responsible for growing and managing a portfolio of projects within the National Wildlife Management Centre on non-native species and their management. This will range from research into risks posed by non-native species and management of those risks, through to delivery of invasive plant and animal control projects within the UK and overseas.

Initially the job will focus on delivering the RAPID LIFE project, which aims to establish a new strategic framework to enhance management of INNS across England. This will involve working with locally-based stakeholders to coordinate efforts to maximise the impact of the project and to meet the targets included in the GB INNS strategy.

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Closing date: 28 July 2017

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