Programme Officer (Monitoring Evaluation & Learning), Conservation Science & Design

Salary: Circa £26,000 per annum

Start Date: 1 February 2022, or as soon as possible

Contract Type: This is a temporary position to provide parental leave cover and will terminate on or before19 February 2023 on the return of the Senior Programme Manager, Conservation Science & Design from parental leave  

Location: Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge, UK. (Some remote working may be considered)

We are offering a unique opportunity for a qualified Programme Officer to support our work around Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) as parental leave cover, for a period of up to one year. Working closely with colleagues across FFI, you will play an important role in supporting the technical design, implementation, and use of context-appropriate, pragmatic project MEL and in delivery of FFI’s organisational impact assessment process.

You will have a good working knowledge and experience of using of Theory of Change approaches to project design and monitoring and evaluation, alongside experience of delivering conservation on the ground, ideally in less developed countries. You should be passionate about supporting others to develop their knowledge and skills, while being open to learning and able to quickly pick up new skills. Ideally, you will have experience of working in a cross-cultural environment and, as a member of a UK-based team working to support projects across FFI’s portfolio, you will bring strong communication and interpersonal skills to enable you to build effective working relationships across all levels of the organisation. You will work collaboratively with project teams, partners, and those working to strengthen MEL across FFI to document and share learning, including the production of guidance materials, active participation in a Community of Practice, facilitating peer learning and training and supporting FFI’s annual reporting process. You will have strong administration, organisational and time management skills and a structured and methodical approach to work. You will be a self-motivated team player, but equally able to work independently.

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.

This position is based in Cambridge. Some local and international travel may be required.  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 Sunday, 5 December 2021.