Salary: Circa £32,000 per annum

Start Date: 3 October 2022

Contract Type: This is a temporary position to provide parental leave cover and will terminate on or before 15 October 2023 on the return of the Project Manager, Marine, Scotland from parental leave.

Location: FFI’s office space in central Edinburgh, UK. Current policy offers partial remote working within the 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.

FFI is seeking an experienced Project Manager to fulfil a key role within FFIs team in Scotland, for a period of up to one year, during a period of parental leave for the current post-holder.  The Project Manager, Scotland (Parental Leave Cover) will work closely with colleagues in Scotland, and across FFI, to provide project management support to FFI’s Scotland Community Support Project, and take direct responsibility for FFI’s work with the Coastal Communities Network (CCN).

The post holder will take responsibility for effective grant management, co-ordination of activities, reporting, budget management, fundraising and monitoring and evaluation. They will take overall responsibility for FFI’s work to support the Coastal Communities Network, ensuring the smooth operation of this programme of work and supporting the gradual independence of the Network. They will line manage the Coastal Communities Network Coordinator and any short-term internships, and will maintain and develop specified relationships with project partners and donors.  The post holder will manage FFIs Scotland Community Support Fund, ensuring the effective deployment of resources, and the application of agreed processes and procedures, and take responsibility for project monitoring & evaluation (M&E).

You will have excellent organisational skills, strong communication skills and experience of project management, budget management and fundraising.  You will have good knowledge of the Scottish marine environment and current biodiversity & conservation issues and some knowledge of community-based conservation and/or networks.

In return, the role offers the opportunity to work within a ground-breaking and entrepreneurial organisation, at the forefront of global conservation, and alongside a vibrant and dynamic community network at an exciting stage of its development. In addition, FFI offers a generous pension contribution, attractive annual leave allowance and life insurance.

This position is based at FFIs Central Edinburgh office space, with partial remote working, to be agreed between the post-holder and line-manager.  Some UK-wide travel may be required.

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The closing date for applications is Sunday, 24 July 2022.