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Job opportunities

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 two job vacancies.

Fauna & Flora International values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.


Project Officer, Marine Plastics, Conservation Science and Design
Fauna & Flora International

Salary: circa £20,000, depending on skills and experience
Start Date: 5 January 2015
Duration of Contract: Two-year fixed-term contract, with potential to extend subject to business need and funding availability
Location: Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge, UK

We are offering a unique opportunity to support the effective delivery and future development of our marine plastics programme. The Project Officer, Marine Plastics, will play an important role within the Conservation Science and Design team, providing coordination and administrative support for all aspects of the marine plastics programme, with a particular emphasis on strengthening corporate engagement and practice.

The post holder will work closely with the Projects Manager, Marine Plastics, to build on work to enhance industry involvement in changing practice in relation to microbead use and pellet loss. We are looking for a dynamic team player with a working knowledge of approaches to resource management, and a proven track record of supporting innovative project development and fundraising.

You will have strong research and analytical skills combined with the ability to present convincing arguments. You will be able to communicate with confidence and credibility to a range of audiences, and have experience in building and maintaining positive organisational relationships. You will also be willing to pitch in with more administrative elements of work, as required.

Please view the following document for further details of the position and how to apply:

Download Application Pack

The closing date for applications is 24 November 2014.  No agencies please.


Financial Controller
Fauna & Flora International

Salary: Competitive
Start Date: As soon as possible
Duration of Contract: Open
Location: Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge, UK

We are seeking a Financial Controller to provide strong technical and managerial leadership for the Transaction Procession & Treasury function within the FFI finance team, reporting to the Head of Finance.

The post holder will work closely with the Head of Finance, UK-based and overseas-based Finance Managers and with Programme Team Directors, Project Managers and Administrators to ensure the efficient and effective management of financial resources.

S/he 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 bankers, auditors, other professional advisers and suppliers.

The role would suit someone who has experience of working in a similar position in a diverse and complex environment, charity sector experience and exposure to international operations.

Good systems skills and strong technical accounting knowledge will be important, as well as a collaborative management style, with the ability to coach and mentor both UK-based and overseas based finance staff, as well as the ability to discuss and present on finance matters effectively to non-finance managers.

Please view the following document for further details of the position and how to apply:

Download Application Pack

The closing date for applications is Sunday 30 November 2014. No agencies please.

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Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is a company limited by guarantee, incorporated in England and Wales, Registered Company Number 2677068. Registered Charity Number 1011102
Fauna & Flora International Australia (Ltd) is a company limited by guarantee, and recognised as a Charitable Institution (ABN 75 132 715 783, ACN 132715783)
Fauna & Flora International Inc. is a Not for Profit Organisation in the State of Massachusetts. It is tax exempt (EIN #04-2730954) and has 501(c) (3) status
Fauna & Flora International Singapore is a public company limited by guarantee, Registration Number 201133836K. Registered charity under the Singapore Charities Act