Please circulate to anyone who may be interested

Closing date for applications is 18 December 2009

RSPB Scotland is recruiting a Manager for the Conserving Scottish Machair LIFE+ Project to be based in Benbecula, Western Isles, Scotland commencing January 2010.

This is an exciting opportunity to work on a new European funded project across machair croftland on the Hebrides. The post holder will manage the Machair LIFE + project on the Western Isles and Argyll Islands, planning, monitoring and auditing budgets, appointing and supervising contractors, managing project staff and writing reports as necessary. To report to a Steering Group comprising of the project partners; RSPB Scotland, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Scottish Natural Heritage and Scottish Crofting Foundation. The post holder will have staff and nature reserve management experience, excellent communication skills and know how to get the best out of a team. Knowledge of the natural history and culture of the Hebridean islands is desirable.

For further information and an application form - see link below:

Martin Scott