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International Biodiversity Adviser

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Sectors Nature Conservation (Terrestrial Ecology)
Town/City Peterborough
Salary Additional Information Starting salary £27,398 per annum
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Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 11/11/2019
Company Name Joint Nature Conservation Committee
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Telephone 01733 562626
Email recruitment@jncc.gov.uk
Website Further Details / Applications
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As statutory advisor on nature conservation to the UK Government and the Devolved Administrations, JNCC are looking for a full time International Biodiversity Adviser based in Peterborough. This is a two-year fixed term appointment.

The International Team in JNCC provides advice across the range of multi-lateral environmental agreements (MEAs) to which the UK is Party. These include agreements such as the Convention on Biological Diversity, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, the Convention on Migratory Species and, at European level, the Bern Convention. The team also leads on preparing government reports required under international obligations and contributes to the production of UK and international biodiversity indicators.

This post will be working closely with officials in the Department for Environment & Rural Affairs (Defra), other UK government departments and across the UK with the Devolved Administrations to develop advice and guidance on a variety of international issues. International Biodiversity Advisers also work with a wide range of specialists and stakeholders to undertake policy analysis and to contribute to developing practical advice in a fast-moving policy environment. There will be opportunity for international travel associated with this post.

For more information about the skills/competencies required for this post, visit our website www.jncc.defra.gov.uk/jobs where you can download the details and the relevant application form and find out more about our work. Alternatively, contact us via recruitment@jncc.gov.uk and we will email the relevant documentation to you.

The closing date is 09.00 on Monday 11 November 2019

The anticipated interview date is 22 November 2019

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