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Title

Associate Programme Officer (AD1169)

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Sectors Nature Conservation (Terrestrial Ecology)
Location
Town/City Cambridge
Salary Additional Information £20,000 to £26,000 depending on skills and experience
Salary (Minimum)
20000
Salary (Maximum)
26000
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 24/08/2020
Company Name UNEP - WCMC
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Description

We are looking for a highly motivated and technically experienced Associate Programme Officer to support the development and management of projects relating to the Sustainable Blue Economy and the Protected Planet Initiative, which is one of UNEP-WCMC’s flagship knowledge products. Supporting the team, you will ensure that projects are managed and delivered to the highest level of quality, and on time and budget. 

We will provide you with the challenge of working on high profile conservation projects, where your work really makes a difference to the field of conservation in areas aligned to our strategic aims and broader global initiatives. Your key areas of responsibility will include providing technical, analytical and administrative support on a wide range of live and development projects, gathering data, conducting statistical and spatial analyses using python and GIS tools, background research, drafting of reports, policy briefs and other project outputs.  You will also be given the opportunity to attend conferences, workshops and other specialist meetings on behalf of UNEP-WCMC both in the UK and internationally.  In addition to training and development opportunities, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including generous pension contributions.

You will hold a degree in biodiversity informatics, biological sciences, geography, ecology, environmental sciences, economics, social sciences or a related discipline and will possess strong technical and analytical skills. You will also have great organisational, communications and planning skills. Commitment to producing high quality outputs is also an essential requirement.

WCMC attaches great importance to addressing safeguarding and ethical considerations in all activities carried out by its staff, including where partner organisations or individuals are part of the delivery of our work. This includes children and vulnerable adults in the community who may be vulnerable to abuse. WCMC act with integrity, are transparent and expect applicants to share the same values.

WCMC is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals can make best use of their skills, free from discrimination or harassment, and in which all decisions are based on merit. We do not discriminate against staff based on age; race; sex; disability; gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity; religion; faith or belief.

If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging post where you can impress us with your leadership, drive and teamwork, we want to hear from you. Please complete our application form and send it together with your CV and a short covering letter through the link on our website through the link on our website by 24th August 2020. Applicants must be able to evidence the right to work in the UK.

The UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) is a global Centre of excellence on biodiversity. The Centre operates as a collaboration between UN Environment Programme and the UK registered charity WCMC. Together, we are confronting the global crisis facing nature. We do this through our unique position ensuring science, knowledge and insights shape global and national policy, and by collaborating with partners around the world to build capacity and create innovative solutions to environmental challenges. We use our position as respected custodians of powerful and trusted environmental data to create positive impact for people and nature.

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