Nature Unlocked: The Landscape Ecology Programme researches the multiple benefits of nature, from boosting our wellbeing to sequestering carbon. Based at Kew’s wild botanic garden Wakehurst, the programme is growing rapidly with research projects across the landscape covering subjects from pollination to mycology. The research is undertaken by Kew Science and partner universities.

Hours of work
Full time
Contract Type
Fixed Term (FTA)
Contract end date
1 year
£30,000 per annum
Wakehurst, West Sussex, Hybrid
Closing Date
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We’re recruiting a Landscape Ecology Programme Officer to co-ordinate, administer and facilitate the programme in a fixed-term maternity cover role. This role is perfect for someone with good organisational and facilitation skills and enthusiasm for meeting people and building new relationships. Some experience of working with science or conservation subject matter is desirable.

This role is based at Wakehurst with the option of regular home working, subject to operational requirements.

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) is a leading plant science institute, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and major visitor attraction. Our mission is to understand and protect plants and fungi for the well-being of people and the future of all life on Earth.

We are working to end the unprecedented extinction crisis and to help create a world where nature is protected, valued by all and managed sustainably. We will achieve these goals by drawing on our leading scientific research, unrivalled collections of plants and fungi, global network of partners, inspirational gardens at Kew and Wakehurst, and our 260 years of history.

Join us on our journey as protectors of the world’s plants and fungi.

The salary will be £30,000 per annum.

Our fantastic benefits package includes opportunities for continuous learning, a generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, an Employee Assistance Programme and other wellbeing support such as cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership. We also offer a competitive pension, an employee discount scheme and free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries, as well as access to our own beautiful gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application through the online portal, by clicking “Apply for this job”.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.

Region or Country : South East
Job Location : West Sussex
Company : Kew Gardens
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Contact : West Sussex Kew Gardens Contact Number

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