Commercial Development Project Manager - London

ZSL London Zoo
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Job Type
Contract, Full Time

Commercial Development Project Manager, Maternity Cover - ZSL London Zoo              

Full-Time / 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

Salary: £33,743 Inclusive of London Weighting

About Us:

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL), a charity founded in 1826, is a world-renowned centre of excellence for conservation science and applied conservation. ZSL’s mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. This is realised by carrying out field conservation and research in over 50 countries across the globe and through education and awareness-raising at our two zoos, ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, inspiring people to take conservation action.

Overview of role:

The Commercial Development Project Manager is an integral part of the Commercial and Communications team with intrinsic links to the commercial, marketing, retail, digital and development departments. The main mandate of this role is to develop and implement new ventures to ensure continued commercial growth for ZSL.

Person Specification:

  • The role requires excellent business acumen and extensive project management experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills are needed in order to get new products implemented across a number of teams and launched successfully.
  • Proven project management experience in a commercial environment, ideally within a new product development or business development function.
  • Experience of delivering against substantial financial targets and KPIs.

To Apply:

Applicants will need to upload their CV and covering letter (detailing relevant experience and skills, stating why they want the position and including details of availability) and can do this by clicking the "Apply for this job online" button. If you have any queries regarding these positions or when applying through the system please contact Human Resources.

Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 16th October 2016.

The Zoological Society of London is a charity registered in England and Wales: no. 208728.