Programme Manager (Operations & Compliance), Africa

Programme Manager (Operations & Compliance), Africa

 Salary Range: Circa £35,000 per annum

Start Date: As soon as possible

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Location: Fauna & Flora, Cambridge. Current policy offers partial remote working within the UK.

Fauna & Flora is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Programme Manager (Operations & Compliance), Africa, to provide direct support to the Africa Programme team. You will have proven demonstrable experience in a programme support position with a strong finance component., with excellent numeracy skills and a keen interest in compliancy issues. This is an exciting role to become part of a growing team working on a diverse portfolio of projects across Africa.

You will be an exceptionally competent administrator, highly organised and with a methodical approach to work.  You will have a keen interest in donor and organisational compliance, as well as experience in providing support to teams to ensure they are compliant with Fauna & Flora policies and procedures and donor requirements. You will be at ease working with management systems and data, and your exceptional analytical and communication skills will add value by interpreting and presenting financial data to the Africa Programme.

You will be tenacious, and your excellent interpersonal skills will enable you to build professional working relationships, and extract information needed from across the programme. You will be a good team player and enjoy working in a dynamic environment where the ability to respond swiftly to changing organisational and team needs is paramount. With a proactive and pre-emptive approach to your work, you will seek to add value, work with minimal supervision and manage your workload effectively. You will be meticulous in detail and maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion at all times. Fluency in English is essential and a good working knowledge of French would be an advantage.

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, FF offers a generous pension contribution, attractive annual leave allowance and life insurance.

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.


The job was closed on Sunday, 14 May 2023.

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