Senior Programme Manager, Extractives & Development Infrastructure

Salary: £37,000 – £40,000 per annum

Start Date: 6 September 2019

Contract Type: This is a temporary position to provide parental leave cover and will terminate on or before 23 September 2020 on the return of the Senior Programme Manager, Extractives & Development Infrastructure from parental leave.

Location: Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge, UK

We are seeking a highly motivated, skilled and experienced individual to provide technical, management and coordination expertise to our work programmes and initiatives within the extractives and development infrastructure sectors across our portfolio. You will work closely with the Regional Directors, other Conservation Partnerships Programmes and the Director, Extractives and Development Infrastructure, working to integrate biodiversity management at a strategic and operational level in both marine and terrestrial environments. You will contribute to the development of new partnerships and programmes of work, working on the characterisation and management of biodiversity across global operations and integrating and embedding biodiversity across partner companies. You will be experienced in the development and implementation of a full spectrum of biodiversity and ecosystem services management, including the application of environmental impact assessment, environmental and social safeguards, biodiversity risk assessments, developing Biodiversity Action Plans, implementing the mitigation hierarchy, and conceptualising and planning biodiversity offsets. Your position will also support FFI’s engagement with technical initiatives such as the Indicators Partnership, Biodiversity Indicators for Extractives and business and biodiversity forums.

This role will involve collaboration and coordination with a range of FFI and extractive and development infrastructure sector partnership staff and will require some international travel to meet project objectives and requirements. As a senior member of the team, you will be expected to become involved in all aspects of FFI conservation programmes and to encourage the use of global best practices to ensure the integration of biodiversity and ecosystem services aspects into all aspects of our work in these sectors.

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 Sunday, 18 August 2019.