Closing date: 1 May 2017
Job Type: Paid
Location: ZSL London Zoo, Regents Park, London
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL), a charity founded in 1826, is a leading international conservation, science and education charity. ZSL’s mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. This is realised by carrying out field conservation and research in over 50 countries around the world and through education and engagement at our two zoos, ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, inspiring people to take conservation action.
ZSL is seeking a Head of Operations for our Conservation Programmes department to oversee the internal processes in the department. The Head of Operations will report to the Director of Conservation and will be responsible for ensuring efficient operational systems and processes are developed, implemented and operated across all Conservation Programmes. This will include collaborating with all parts of ZSL and providing appropriate leadership support, reporting, monitoring and communications systems as well as supporting ZSL’s conservation staff working in the UK and overseas.
For more information please download a copy of the JD. The link is located below in the person specification section.
This role offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including 25 days holiday, complementary zoo tickets, stakeholder pension and more.
Please note: The position is initially offered as a full-time, 2 years fixed-term contract with the possibility of the position becoming permanent. The working hours are a basic 37.5 hours a week and is based at ZSL Main Office in Regents Park. The position may also require working away from the main office, either at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo or be required to carry out visits to external conferences, zsl overseas offices and organisations as and when necessary.
Applicants will need to upload their CV and covering letter (detailing relevant experience and skills, stating why they want the position and including details of availability) and can do this by clicking the "Apply for this job online" button. If you have any queries regarding this position or when applying through the system please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for applications: Midnight Monday 1st May 2017.
The Zoological Society of London is a charity registered in England and Wales: no. 208728.
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