General Discovery & Learning Manager Job Opening in Chester - Chester Zoo Recruitment 2018

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To make the company vision and mission comes true; Chester Zoo is open for new position as General Discovery & Learning Manager in Chester start from February 2018. Everyone who’s interested in filling this vacant, please participate in this General Discovery & Learning Manager February 2018 recruitment in Chester. It is advised for all participants to prepare all necessary requirements for this job recruitment procedure, as the process will need you to give suitable specification that the company wants for this position. If you feel that you are the one that can fill the specification, you can try to read further information on General Discovery & Learning Manager February 2018 in Chester below.

To support the Head of Discovery & Learning to develop and deliver the zoo’s Strategic Plan for Learning and Engagement, including deputising for the Head of Department and representing the full remit of the department at external and internal meetings.
Lead the development of a range of high quality learning initiatives across community engagement, creative projects, events of different scales, public engagement, digital learning, conservation campaigns and our work with schools, colleges and universities.
Collaborate with external partners and senior staff from the collections, field programmes, commercial operations, marketing and science teams, in order to develop new activities that deliver the aims of the Learning and Engagement Strategic Plan and against organisational strategic objectives.
Oversee all budgets associated with in-zoo engagement and community work, ensuring our delivery is cost effective and minimising wastage, allocating staffing and financial resources appropriately, seeking opportunities to generate income and working on the development of funding bids for new developments.
Recruit, manage and motivate a team of managers and specialists, ensuring the team is enthused and has the resources and skills they need to succeed.
Work with the Conservation Social Scientist, internal and external colleagues, consultants and the Head of Discovery & Learning to develop and deliver a programme of research activity that enables us to evaluate the efficiency and impact of our learning programmes, whilst also contributing to sector knowledge.
Develop own expertise as a highly proficient specialist in the field of conservation education, community and public engagement, inputting expertise into a range of zoo projects and sharing widely with the sector.
Ensure that all learning programmes are safe, appropriately risk assessed and comply with relevant legislation (eg. copyright, DDA).
The successful candidate will have:
substantial experience developing and leading learning programmes and projects in a zoo, aquarium, museum or similar high profile audience focused environment, with the ability to devise and deliver projects on a national and international scale. This would ideally be supported by a masters level qualification in education, science communication or similar
a working knowledge of conservation and zoology. This is likely to be demonstrated by a Zoology or Biological Science degree and/or experience of working within a zoo, conservation organisation or similar environment
experience working collaboratively, in partnership with and when commissioning activity from a wide range of experts, freelancers, artists, festivals, scientists and educational organisations
high levels of written and verbal communication skills, with excellent attention to detail, presentation and proof-reading skills
experience of using all key Microsoft packages and the use of digital technologies for public engagement
the ability to problem solve and thinking creatively
experience leading and managing projects and teams with demonstrable project management, strategy development and leadership skills
demonstrable understanding of audience needs across a broad spectrum of audience types, and of how to develop learning experiences to meet those needs and deliver intended learning outcomes
excellent time management, administration and planning skills, including a proven ability to manage multiple concurrent projects, meet deadlines and ensure appropriate quality control
excellent diplomacy and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to influence, enthuse and engage others, with the ability to work effectively under own initiative, as part of a team and to work under pressure with a positive attitude
Hours of work are 40 hours per week, worked predominantly Monday to Friday, with occasional need for evening and weekend working for which time off in lieu will be given
The salary for this role is £43,344.21 per annum and in addition we offer a range of amazing benefits which can be found at .
To apply for this position, click apply now to provide your current CV and complete the application form highlighting your skills and experience including why you believe you should be considered for our General Discovery & Learning Manager role.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 21st January

As one of the leading company in United Kingdom, Chester Zoo opens a variety of opportunities for employees to grow and make them as future leaders of the professional and disciplined. Chester Zoo also offers a dynamic work environment in order to encourage employees to contribute optimally, and at the same time is able to learn new skills and knowledge through the company program.

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