Programme Officer, Conservation Science & Design

Salary: Circa £26,000 per annum

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type: Permanent

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

FFI is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Programme Officer, to support the delivery of our plant conservation work and other areas of work within the Conservation Science and Design team.

You will provide support to the management of FFI’s tree conservation portfolio, including administration of a portfolio-level grant, supporting project development and compiling donor reports. You will also contribute to the development and delivery of communications and fundraising, support robust monitoring and evaluation within projects, and undertake desk research or scoping on issues relating to plant conservation and wider themes relevant to the work of the Conservation Science and Design team. You will also provide flexible support with administration, project development, desk research and technical reviewing within the wider Conservation Science and Design programme.

You will have an undergraduate degree with relevant technical expertise, including field-based conservation, 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. Fluency in written and spoken English is essential, while botanical or plant-related qualifications, experience or interest is desirable.

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, 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 Tuesday, 31 May 2022