Overview

Salary: £33,000 – £35,000 per annum

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge, UK

Founded in 1903, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is the world’s longest established international conservation organisation. Our vision is to create a sustainable future for the planet where biodiversity is conserved by the people living closest to it. We aim to do this through the conservation of threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, based on sound science and take account of human needs. We have become a trusted entity in the world of conservation. Today FFI is active in over 40 countries.

We are seeking an experienced conservation professional to fulfil a key development and management role within FFI’s Africa Programme, managing current landscape grants, leading new funding opportunities and coordinating inputs of staff both in the region and those based in the UK.

You will have an advanced degree in a conservation-related field or equivalent relevant experience in a similar role. You will have strong technical conservation skills and proven demonstrable experience in delivering conservation projects with a strong grant compliance component. Your outstanding interpersonal skills will enable you to build strong working relationships, bringing diverse groups of stakeholders together to accomplish common goals, and your exceptional writing skills will deliver high quality reports and proposals.

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You will be as tenacious as you are persuasive, and your excellent organisational skills will ensure delivery against multiple timelines. You will be a strong team player and enjoy working in a dynamic environment where the ability to respond swiftly to changing organisational and team needs is paramount. With a proactive and pre-emptive approach to your work, you will seek to add value and work with minimal supervision. Fluency in English is essential; fluency in French is desirable.

In return, the role offers the opportunity to work within a ground-breaking and entrepreneurial organisation, at the forefront of global conservation, with opportunity to apply your skills and expertise where appropriate. In addition, FFI offers a generous pension contribution, attractive annual leave allowance and life insurance.

Our offices are located in The David Attenborough Building in central Cambridge, just a few minutes’ walk from glorious historic buildings and museums, the picturesque River Cam, the central market and shopping centre, and a host of cafés and restaurants.

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The closing date for applications is Monday, 22 April 2019.