Operations Manager vacancy

An exciting opportunity to join our team in caring for the iconic Malvern Hills and Commons has arisen.

The successful candidate will oversee a wide range of practical tasks involved in managing the 1200 hectares of the Malvern Hills and Commons landscape.

As one of the senior management staff, the Operations Manager is responsible for the overall supervision of practical land management across all land managed by the Malvern Hills Trust.  This diverse and challenging role primarily involves the day-to-day planning of a wide range of land management tasks and overseeing their delivery by the field staff and contractors.  Tasks include maintenance of access networks, buildings and countryside furniture, habitat management, mowing and litter collection together with the upkeep of MHT vehicles, machinery and tools.  Accurate record keeping whilst having due regard for the landscape, wildlife and archaeological features is essential.  Work needs to conform to environmental good practice and Health and Safety legislation, and there is a need to ensure work complies with the Trust’s duties under the Acts of Parliament. Please note this role will involve working outdoors on steep and rough terrain.

Deadline for applications is 12 noon Monday 17th May Interviews are provisionally booked for the week beginning 24th May (online/video call).

Operations Manager job description and person specification

Operations Manager application form


We are also have a vacancy in our Field Staff team.

Responsible to the Operations Manager and Estate Supervisor, the Field Staff Member will assist with practical land management tasks across all land managed by the Malvern Hills Trust, whilst having due regard for the landscape, wildlife and archaeological features found on the land and will carry out work in a way that conforms to environmental good practice and Health and Safety legislation. At the same time there is a need to ensure work complies with the Trust’s duties under the Acts of Parliament. Please note this role will involve working outdoors on steep and rough terrain.

The deadline for applications has been extended to 12 noon Monday 3rd May.  Interviews are provisionally booked for the week beginning Monday 17th May (online/video call).

Field Staff job description and person specification

Field Staff application form