As a leading conservation organisation, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust have an important job in saving species from extinction and creating a wilder, healthier, more colourful world.

We are seeking an individual who is an advocate for sustainability and conservation, and passionate about making positive change in support of Durrell’s mission to save species from extinction, to take on the senior position of Director of Conservation Knowledge.

The Director of Conservation Knowledge will lead the strategic direction of the Conservation Knowledge Department, integrating the Science, and Training and teams.   The department enables the delivery of evidenced-based and adaptively managed field and zoo conservation programmes and leads on impact measurement across Durrell.

Reporting to the CEO, this significant role will ensure the Conservation Knowledge Dept works closely and collaboratively with Field Programmes and the Zoo to jointly deliver Durrell’s mission-level goals.

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About Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust is an international charity working to save species
from extinction. Headquartered in Jersey in the Channel Islands, Durrell focuses on the
most threatened species in the most threatened places.

Established by author and conservationist, Gerald Durrell, in 1963, Durrell delivers its
conservation mission through our three integrated core areas of operation:
 Field Programmes: conservation action where it is needed most
 Conservation Knowledge: training future conservation practitioners and monitoring
and evaluating conservation science that underpins all Durrell activities.
 Jersey Zoo: a centre of excellence in animal husbandry, research, training and

With a track record of more than 60 years, Durrell leads some of the world’s longest
running and most successful species and habitat recovery programmes. The quality of
our work is equally as important as how we deliver it. Our values, underpin how we
approach our work and the work environment we create.