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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
We are seeking a highly motivated, skilled and experienced individual to provide technical,
management and coordination expertise to our work programmes and initiatives within the
extractives and development infrastructure sectors across our portfolio. You will work closely
with the Regional Directors, other Conservation Partnerships Programmes and the Director,
Extractives and Development Infrastructure, working to integrate biodiversity management at
a strategic and operational level in both marine and terrestrial environments. You will
contribute to the development of new partnerships and programmes of work, working on the
characterisation and management of biodiversity across global operations and integrating
and embedding biodiversity across partner companies. You will be experienced in the
development and implementation of a full spectrum of biodiversity and ecosystem services
management, including the application of environmental impact assessment, environmental
and social safeguards, biodiversity risk assessments, developing Biodiversity Action Plans,
implementing the mitigation hierarchy, and conceptualising and planning biodiversity offsets.
Your position will also support FFI’s engagement with technical initiatives such as the
Indicators Partnership, Biodiversity Indicators for Extractives and business and biodiversity
This role will involve collaboration and coordination with a range of FFI and extractive and
development infrastructure sector partnership staff and will require some international travel
to meet project objectives and requirements. As a senior member of the team, you will be
expected to become involved in all aspects of FFI conservation programmes and to
encourage the use of global best practices to ensure the integration of biodiversity and
ecosystem services aspects into all aspects of our work in these sectors.
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.
Salary: £37,000 – £40,000 per annum
Start Date: 6 September 2019
Contract Type: This is a temporary position to provide parental leave cover and will
terminate on or before 23 September 2020 on the return of the Senior Programme Manager,
Extractives & Development Infrastructure from parental leave.
Location: Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge, UK
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.
For further details and to apply please click here
The closing date for applications is Sunday, 18 August 2019.