Salary: Circa £34,000 per annum
Start Date: As soon as possible
Contract Type: Fixed term contract – end date 30 April 2021
Location: Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge
As Grant Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the implementation of pioneering REDD+ work, being responsible for the grant management and administration of a substantial award from the Norwegian Government, for projects in Liberia and Myanmar. You will work closely with Liberia and Myanmar regional programmes and REDD+ technical specialists within the Conservation Finance & Enterprise programme, supporting effective grant implementation and ensuring compliance. You will also work closely with the Liberia Programme to support set-up and management of future awards, relevant to this programme of work.
You will have a passion for wildlife conservation and sustainable development, and a strong proven track record in the management of statutory grant funding, including multi-million dollar awards for international programmes of work, including in developing countries.
Strong relationship-management and communications skills are essential to the role, to develop positive, collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including regional teams, non-governmental partners and government agencies. You will be as tenacious as you are persuasive, and your excellent interpersonal skills will enable you to extract information to meet timelines.
In return, the role offers the opportunity to work within a ground-breaking and entrepreneurial organisation, at the forefront of global conservation. In addition, FFI offers a generous pension contribution, attractive annual leave allowance and life insurance.
This position is based in FFI’s head office in Cambridge, UK, with potential international travel to Liberia, Myanmar and elsewhere as required. 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.
Please view the following document for further details of the position and how to apply:
The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 25 September 2019.