Conservation Monitoring & Evaluation Adviser

Woodland Trust


The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity. We want to see a world
where trees and woods thrive for people and nature. The Trust engages and inspires people to
make their difference tackling the nature and climate crisis helping protect, restore and
create our vital woods and trees.


The Conservation Monitoring & Evaluation Adviser role will work with internal colleagues
and external partners to support the delivery of the Woodland Trust’s Monitoring and Evaluation
framework through data acquisition and management, analysis, and reporting. This position will
also drive the effective communication and dissemination of our monitoring and evaluation work,
both internally and externally, to ensure evidence is accessible and applicable to the applied
conservation work being delivered by the Woodland Trust. This requires a strong working
knowledge of woodland conservation, an excellent ability to communicate complex concepts,
science, and practical approaches to a range of diverse audiences.

This is a Hybrid working role, where you’ll work part of your time at home and part of the time
from our Head Office based in Grantham, Lincolnshire. Our Hybrid Working Policy is flexible,
and the frequency of time spent in your contracted office will vary across teams and job


  • Excellent understanding of UK conservation and environmental issues, including priority
    issues related to native trees, woods and associated wildlife.
  • Expertise in UK habitats, species, survey methodologies and ecological monitoring.
  • Excellent facilitation skills.
  • An effective networker with an understanding of key stakeholders and experience of
    developing partnerships and working with diverse stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, in particular tailoring communication of
    complex science to a wide range of both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Knowledge and relevant experience of working with applied scientific data. Able to
    interpret, analyse and present data and evidence with attention to detail.
  • Experience in data handling and analysis software such as R and ArcGIS.


There’s no other organisation like the Woodland Trust. Joining the team you will be making your
contribution to tackling the nature and climate crisis. In return, we recognise and value our
people. You’ll have our full support, training and opportunities for professional development,
along with a contributory pension, life assurance, good holiday allowance and the opportunity
to work flexibly from home.


At the Woodland Trust, we believe everyone deserves to have their lives enriched by trees and

We also believe that our organisation should reflect and represent the full richness of human
diversity in terms of background, identity, ability and circumstance. As groups of people
currently underrepresented as Woodland Trust employees, we are particularly keen to receive
your application if you are Black, Asian or minority ethnic, disabled or under 25. We are
measuring our success in redressing this. 

We are open to discussion of any adjustments or flexible working arrangements you may need to
achieve your full potential at any stage of the process, and if you are successful in gaining a
position with us, during employment.

We promise the only thing we assess within your application is how you have demonstrated your
suitability for the job, and nothing else.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of suitable
applications. If you are interested, we’d encourage you to submit your application as early as

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