About the role: The evocative call of curlews has heralded the arrival of spring for generations. Sadly, numbers are plummeting in the UK, which holds internationally important numbers of this species. A major part of this role will be to head up our Curlew Recovery Programme, which includes ‘Curlews in Crisis’ – a new £3.6 million LIFE+ project. Many of our wader species including redshank, oystercatcher and lapwing are also in decline, suffering from the twin threats of habitat degradation and predation. To address this, we need someone to facilitate the production of a UK wide recovery strategy.  This will require a multi-disciplinary approach covering science, land management, advice and advocacy and will necessitate collaborative working with regional RS

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