June 10th 2020

BIS is now recruiting for the LERC Manager

Local Environmental Records Centre Manager

The Biodiversity Information Service (BIS) is the independent Local Environmental Records Centre (LERC) which acts as the focus for the collation, management and use of information on the wildlife of Powys and the Brecon Beacons National Park.

We are looking for a suitable candidate for the permanent, full-time post of BIS Manager to be based at our Brecon office in the beautiful Brecon Beacons. This is an opportunity to work in a well-established and forward thinking LERC as part of the network of four Welsh record centres (LERC Wales). The successful candidate will continue to develop and manage BIS services to provide efficient access to biodiversity information locally and across Wales.

The ideal candidate will have already managed an equivalent organisation, project or team. They will have financial and HR skills and some experience in working with biological databases and Geographical Information Systems. They should be able to demonstrate a personal commitment to biodiversity conservation, be highly motivated and have the capacity to thrive on the challenges offered through working for this organisation. There will be an opportunity for consultation and handover from the present Manager. For further details on the BIS company and services go to the BIS website.

Salary will be £30,000 - £32,000 pa depending on skills and experience and the post includes a generous stakeholder pension and Sick Pay Scheme.

For a job specification and an application form go to BIS website library []. For further information about the post, please contact Janet Imlach ( Completed application forms must be received by 12 noon on Friday 3rd July 2020

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