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
FFI is seeking a Technical Assistant, Analytics to join our Extractives and Development
Infrastructure (E&DI) team. You will have undergraduate qualifications in Geographical
Information Systems (GIS), or suitable experience in applied GIS with a degree in life
sciences, environmental studies or other relevant subject. Practical experience in applied
statistics, remote sensing or programming would be an advantage. With an interest in
conservation, you will ideally have experience in handling a variety of data for spatial and
temporal analysis of wildlife, conservation or environmental issues. With strong numerical,
writing and organisational skills, you will be highly motivated, show initiative and have the
ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Although a member of the Extractives and Development Infrastructure (EDI) team, you will
also work across FFI’s portfolio of conservation programmes, supporting the use of GIS for
conservation planning and science applications throughout the organisation to assist FFI to
further achieve its mission and communicate its achievements. You will also be willing to
pitch in with administrative elements of work, as required. This position is based in FFI’s
headquarters in Cambridge, UK.
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: £20,000 – £22,000 per annum
Start Date: As soon as possible
Contract Type: Permanent
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.
Final appointment will be subject to final confirmation of funding for the position.
For further details and to apply please click here
The closing date for applications is Monday, 26 August 2019.