Programme Officer, Agriculture

Salary: Circa £27,000 per annum

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge, UK

FFI is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Programme Officer, Agriculture, to coordinate the delivery of agricultural support within FFI’s conservation projects around the world.

You will be a sustainable agriculture specialist with project coordination experience, providing agricultural advisory support to FFI’s portfolio of conservation projects around the world. This role works closely with the Programme Manager, Agriculture and other SAGE and cross-cutting team colleagues, as well as FFI’s regional teams and partner organisations. You will contribute to the design, development and delivery of agricultural activities in high-priority countries by via proposal input, methodology design, data collection and analysis, and the communication of results to donors, stakeholders and the public through written work. You will have a university degree or equivalent level qualification with relevant technical expertise, including field-based agricultural development, and proven ability in project management and administration, including financial aspects.

You will have the personal qualities and skills necessary to collaborate effectively with government agencies, non-governmental organisations and a variety of other partners and stakeholders, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills. You will be highly organised and self-reliant yet a good team player, responsive to the needs of colleagues and partners. Excellent writing skills are essential, including experience of writing donor reports. International travel will be required. Fluency in written and spoken English is essential, and fluency in French is highly desirable.

In return, the role offers the opportunity to work within a ground-breaking and entrepreneurial organisation, at the forefront of global conservation, with an opportunity to apply your skills and expertise where appropriate. 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:

Applications for this position closed on Sunday, 23 October 2022.

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