Programme Manager, Professional Development

Salary: Circa £33,000 per annum

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge, U.K. Some international travel may be required. (Some remote working may be considered)

FFI is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Programme Manager, Professional Development, to support the delivery of FFI’s Professional Development programme, and the broader work of the Conservation Capacity & Leadership team.

You will develop and deliver professional development initiatives to meet identified FFI business needs and priorities. In particular, you will deliver training, support staff to apply learning to their work, and support the sharing of skills and knowledge internally. You will act as Fund Manager for the central Professional Development Fund, ensuring fair and transparent access.  You will support the design, development and running of a new Learning Management System (LMS) platform for FFI. You will also evaluate the Professional Development Programme (PDP) and measure and report on effectiveness and impact, revising delivery to improve effectiveness, impact and return on investment.

You will have relevant technical expertise, including in designing and delivering training in person and/or online, a good understanding of the conservation context in which we work, and strong verbal communication and relationship management skills. Your knowledge and experience will include qualifications or experience in adult education, the NGO sector and a track record of efficient project planning, implementation, budget management and financial reporting.

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. 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:

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The closing date for applications is Monday, 18 January 2021.