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idverde RSPB NI Biodiversity Adviser

idverde RSPB NI Biodiversity Adviser

Reference: MAY20218668

Expiry date:23:59, 02 June 2021

Location:idverde office - Ballyclare

Salary:£27,574.00 - £30,590.00 Per Annum

Benefits: Pension, 26 days Annual Leave (pro-rata), Life AssuranceDuration:6 Months

About idverde: The RSPB is the UK’s largest conservation charity, consistently delivering successful conservation, forging powerful partnerships with other organisations, and inspiring others to stand up and give nature the home it deserves. The RSPB Sector Advice Team works in partnerships with businesses to create nature outcomes and to provide a better environment in which to live. RSPB and idverde initiated a national partnership in 2017. Idverde is the largest green service provider in the UK, wholly dedicated to providing green services and passionate about ensuring a bright future for our parks and countryside. What’s the role about: Idverde and the RSPB have agreed to work in collaboration to deliver biodiversity enhancements across the contracts where idverde operate in Northern Ireland, particularly with reference to working with the NI Housing Executive. We are therefore seeking a self-motivated individual to lead this partnership in Northern Ireland. Do you have the relevant ecological knowledge and extensive experience of working in partnership, to deliver what nature needs? The role is part-time (30 hours per week), based at the idverde offices in Ballyclare. You must be self-sufficient yet able to work in a team, both internally and critically with our external partners and stakeholders. You will be an ambassador for the RSPB and idverde and give a sense of urgency and primacy to your work, as well as provide expert ecological advice. Principle responsibilities will include:

  • To lead on the engagement for idverde on the NIHE Wilding Strategy

  • Develop and roll out biodiversity resources for use by idverde’s employees, drawing upon the RSPB expertise from across the organisation

  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with clients where biodiversity management is a high priority

  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key stakeholder organisations

  • Establish excellent working relationships with community groups and stakeholders where biodiversity management is a high priority

What we need from you: Essential:

  • Degree level qualification in a relevant subject or ability to show equivalent work experience

  • An appreciation and understanding of the challenges facing nature conservation in Northern Ireland, particularly in the urban environment

  • Previous experience of successful project management and partnership working

  • Ability and confidence to work closely with a wide range of stakeholders, developing positive relationships

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentational)

  • Ability to rapidly analyse significant quantities of information, prioritise and balance a diverse workload often to tight deadlines

  • Competent user of core MS Office programs


  • Urban greenspace management

  • Developing communication outputs

*This is a rolling recruitment and we reserve the right to pull this advert at any time. Please note you will be required to complete an online application form only when applying. We encourage you to read through the candidate guidance notes attached to the top of this advert before applying. If you have any questions, please email

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