Nature Recovery Networks Coordinator

13th January 2022


This is a new and exciting opportunity to drive forward a Local Nature Recovery (LNR) Strategy in our area. The Nature Recovery Networks Coordinator will establish priorities and map proposals for specific actions to drive nature’s recovery and provide wider environmental benefits. We are looking for a candidate with experience of engaging with local authorities…

Role title: Nature Recovery Networks Coordinator

Organisation: Wildlife Trust BCN

Closing Date: 21/02/2022

Role Location: Bedford, Cambourne (Cambs) or Northampton

Role Description

The 2020 Environment Bill is expected to require the establishment of a national Nature Recovery Network (NRN) and Local Nature Recovery Strategies (LNRS).

The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire are seeking a Nature Recovery Networks Coordinator to engage with Local Nature Recovery Strategies. They will work with conservation staff in County teams to implement Local Nature Recovery Strategies, efficiently reflecting local circumstances, and co-ordinating with surrounding areas.

The successful candidate will work with local authorities over emerging approaches to Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG), seeking to ensure that systems will enhance ecosystem functionality. They will be expected to identify key opportunities for the Wildlife Trust to engage directly with BNG delivery.

We are looking for an individual with a proven ability to work in partnership with local authorities and development-related stakeholders. They will also demonstrate a good knowledge of the technical aspects of the role; including biodiversity net gain, priority habitats/species, natural capital and managing complex projects.

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