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Thank you for your interest in working with Fauna & Flora International (FFI). Our current vacancies are advertised below.
We do not keep speculative CVs or applications on file. So please revisit this page to see the latest vacancies if you are interested in working with us.
Regrettably, due to limited resources and the high number of applications we receive, we are only able to contact short-listed candidates.
We currently have 2 job vacancies.
Fauna & Flora International values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.
Salary range: £60,000 – £70,000, dependent on skills and experience
Start Date: As soon as possible
Duration of Contract: Open
Location: Cambridge, UK
We are seeking a pro-active Head of Finance to provide strong technical and managerial leadership for the finance function within FFI, reporting to the Chief Operating Officer and leading an established team in the further development of systems, reporting and controls to deliver excellent support for the organisation and its programme delivery.
The post holder will work closely with the Chief Operating Officer, the rest of the Senior Management Team and with Programme Directors to establish a strong framework of financial control and monitoring. S/he will act as part of the Management Team and will work with our overseas offices and with FFI entities in the USA, Australia and Singapore in order to deliver cohesive and comprehensive financial management across the organisation. The post holder will need to engage with staff at all levels across the organisation, as well as Trustees, professional advisers, donors and suppliers.
The post holder will be a qualified accountant with post-qualification team-leader experience, used to providing guidance and decision support to a wide range of stakeholders. Good systems skills will be important, as well as a collaborative management style, with the ability to coach and mentor both UK-based and overseas finance staff, as well as the ability to present effectively to non-finance managers.
The role would suit someone who has experience of working in a diverse and complex environment, preferably with sector experience and with exposure to international operations. Working with programme and financial teams across the 40+ countries in which we operate will be a key part of this role; therefore some international travel will be required. We are keen to build on the development we have achieved in recent times and are looking for an individual with real potential to grow with the organisation.
Please view the following document for further details of the positions and how to apply:
The closing date for applications is Sunday 22 November 2015. Interviews will take place on 8 – 9 December 2015. No agencies please.
Salary: Commensurate with skills and experience
Start Date: 1 January 2016
End Date: 31 December 2017
Location: The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya. We anticipate the position will spend extensive time in Kampala, Uganda and travel to project sites in the Eastern Africa Region
FFI is seeking a highly experienced conservation professional to fulfil the role of Programme Manager, assuming responsibility for the operational management, implementation and development of FFI’s conservation strategy and programme of projects in Eastern Africa (Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda).
The successful candidate will have with a strong proven track record in operational, project, grant and financial management at a similar level and be skilled in providing strategic advice and technical input to the design, development, implementation and evaluation of projects.
Strong leadership and people management skills are essential to the role to ensure a professional and motivated team that delivers effectively against project aims, objectives and timelines. The role also requires a skilled and credible communicator, who is confident in developing and managing relationships at senior level with partner organisations and relevant stakeholders, including donors and funders.
The successful candidate will have a strong track record in fundraising, experience in institutional development and capacity building and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the statutory and regulatory frameworks within which FFI operates in Eastern Africa, as well as a commitment to organisational and legal compliance.
Please note that applications are sought only from individuals with entitlement to work in Kenya (proof of entitlement to work in Kenya will be required).
Please view the following document for further details of the position and how to apply:
The closing date for applications is Monday 16 November 2015 . No agencies please.