Commercial & Facilities Manager

Closing date:
Salary: £22,233 (pro rata) per annum (FTE £27,791)
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Part time
Location: Nature Discovery Centre Visitor Centre, Muddy Lane,
Lower Way

Thatcham, Berkshire , RG19 3FU
We have an opportunity for a hands-on Commercial and Facilities Manager to join our team at the Nature Discovery Centre.

Contact details

BBOWT Head Office, The Lodge, 1 Armstrong Road, Littlemore, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 4XT 

Commercial & Facilities Manager

Do you have a passion for retail? Are you able to manage the facilities at a centre? Have you got experience in banking and finance?

We have an opportunity for a hands-on Commercial and Facilities Manager to ensure our commercial line is profitable and our building and facilities work is delivered to an exceptional standard.

You will be responsible for income generation of our Lakeside shop, developing new retail lines and promoting new stock.

With your facilities hat on, you’ll be responsible for managing our buildings and facilities at the centre and across other local reserves to a high standard of presentation and conservation. You will lead work to ensure our security, fire, environmental and health and safety compliance is achieved and that our visitor experience is the highest priority.

The ideal candidate will be competent at banking and financial management to support all our trading operations at the centre.

As a champion of exceptional visitor experiences, you’ll join a high performing team and will regularly (working up to 1 in 4 weekends and occasional bank holidays) be involved in the duty management rota helping run the visitor centre.

About Us

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing over 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife. 

Find out more.


£22,233 (pro rata) per annum (FTE £27,791)


Permanent, 28 hours per week. Hours will include weekend and public holiday working


The Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham

How to apply

To apply to the post please fill in the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form below and email to

CVs will not be accepted. Please note that only successful applicants will be notified.

The closing time and date for applications is 9.00am Thursday 9th April 2020.

Interviews will be held at The Nature Discovery Centre w/c 13th April 2020.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.