Assistant Data Manager - RSPB Cors Ddyga

Posted:
Tuesday 9 October 2018
Vacancy type:
Office and administration
Location:
Cors Ddyga

What we're looking for

We are looking for someone to join our team and help manage data in its paper, electronic spreadsheet and digitally mapped formats. Most data is held on our internal mapping system Merlin. You will help digitise data from paper surveys as well as organise spreadsheets so they can be easily uploaded on to the system. It is important that we make our data available in an electronic format and share it within the RSPB, and externally so that it can be used for research and for informing development.

The skills you need

This is an office based position. You will have a strong interest in nature and the environment. Some experience in reading maps, and using Excel and GIS would be advantageous, but further training will be provided. Some knowledge of bird distribution in Wales would be beneficial.

Your time

Minimum:
At least one day a week.
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year round

What's in it for you?

The opportunity to develop Excel and GIS skills and to get a thorough understanding of how the RSPB works and the breadth of work being carried out by the organisation. The internal mapping system Merlin is key to many roles within the organisation so you will get to work with a variety of people in different departments.

How to apply

Contact

Ian Hawkins, Cors Ddyga
Tel: 01248 421100
Email: Ian.Hawkins@rspb.org.uk

Notes

Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be reimbursed where necessary. To find out more about our reserve The RSPB speaks out for birds and wildlife, tackling the problems that threaten our environment. We rely upon memberships and donations to fund our work. By volunteering your time and skills, you could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB. Nature is amazing – help us keep it that way.

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