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Site Manager

Accountable to:





General Manager

28-35 hours a week

The Ecology Centre, Kinghorn loch, Burntisland, UK

£26,000 - £28,000 pro rata

The Ecology Centre offers a pension scheme

About the Role

In collaboration with the General Manager and other key stakeholders, the Site Manager will be responsible for developing and delivering an Ecologically aligned strategic plan for all land use. They shall also lead the Site Team. 

Key Responsibilities

•Develop and effectively implement a strategic plan for Ecological Site land use and garden/community growing

• Development of funding applications related to Ecological land management, and community growing including monitoring and reporting back to funders, stakeholder and the wider community.

• Line management/Leadership of Site Team and volunteers

• Teach ecological values and environmental land skills to the Site Team and volunteers

• Support and enable the education team as required

• Work with the General Manager to oversee the implementation of the Ecologically driven land management plan for the site.

• Recruit and develop ecologically aligned volunteering opportunities onsite.

• Support communication strategies of the organisation

• Be part of the Centres management Team

• Cooperatively plan and host social gatherings, tours and educational workshops that promote the projects and overall aims of The Ecology Centre.

Personal Qualities


  • Proven record of effective Ecological Land Management, and Community Growing,

  • Proven record of effective Project Management,

  • Proven record of effective people and volunteer management, in a Social Enterprise Organisation,

  • Proven record of strategy development and implementation,

  • Confident communicator, with the ability to engage with a wide stakeholder landscape and the community,

  • Proven record of accomplishment of effective fundraising.

Personal qualities

  • Self-driven,

  • Positive motivational attitude and a team player,

  • Excellent communicator with a wide range of audiences,

  • Able to prioritise effectively,

  • Visionary and able to develop and implement projects on time,

  • Passionate about enhancing the environment,

  • Roll the sleeves up and get stuck in if required to succeed,

  • A leader who is collaborative, inspirational, and nurturing.


  • Minimum HND or Higher qualification in Environmental, Ecology or Sustainability subject,

  • 5 years min preffered experience in a similar land management, strategic development, and implementation leadership role,

  • Knowledge of Growing to support a community garden site.

How to apply:

Application closing date is Monday the 8th July. All applications must include a cover letter and CV. All applications to be sent to the Ecology Centre's General Manager, Donna McArdle.

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