Director of Operations, Eurasia

Salary: Circa £60,000 per annum

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge, UK.

We are seeking a Director of Operations to take responsibility for the management of FFI’s Eurasia conservation programme and team, including overseeing conservation portfolio delivery and the management of operational risks, enabling Country and Cross-cutting Programme Directors/Leads and partners to design and deliver programmes and projects that achieve our strategy.  You will work seamlessly with FFI’s Senior Conservation Directors and other Programme Directors/Leads to jointly shape and deliver FFI’s global conservation programme in the region.

With substantive experience in biodiversity conservation or a related discipline, you will have a proven record of ownership of, and accountability for, conservation programme management and operational delivery, together with experience working in Eurasia and a thorough understanding of the conservation landscape within this region.

You will bring strong programme delivery and management skills to the position, together with a keen understanding of the statutory and regulatory frameworks within which we operate. Your excellent communication, networking and negotiating skills will enable you to represent FFI and the Eurasia Programme within the region. Your leadership style and people management skills will ensure you empower Programme Managers and Country Leads to achieve excellence, deliver programmes on time, to a high quality and within budget. You will be comfortable working in    an international NGO and managing in a matrix-like structure.

Fluency in spoken and written English is essential. Fluency in languages spoken within our Eurasia programme portfolio would be an advantage.

In return, the role offers the opportunity to work within an international, impactful and ground-breaking organisation, at the forefront of global conservation.

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

Applications for this position closed on Sunday, 30 October 2022.

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