Technical Specialist, Marine, Asia-Pacific

Salary: Circa £35,000 (UK-based role) per annum

Circa USD 40,000 (Cambodia-based role) per annum, Dependant on experience and country location

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type: Three-year, fixed-term contract

Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom; or Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Fauna & Flora is seeking a highly experienced conservation professional to assist with the effective development, management and delivery of marine projects within the Asia-Pacific Programme (including identification and development of new projects), and to provide strategic guidance and technical support to these and other projects as required.  You will become the focal point and advocate for marine conservation work for the Asia-Pacific Region, with a strong knowledge and understanding of Fauna & Flora’s niche and strategy and of the work of other organisations in this space. You will develop a strong knowledge of, and engagement with, donor opportunities relating to marine conservation in the region, and will support the development of a strategic and well-funded portfolio of marine work across the Asia-Pacific Region.

You will work with Country Programme Directors and Fauna & Flora’s cross-cutting technical expertise to ensure that the most appropriate technical knowledge and experience inform the design and delivery of our work.

We are looking for an individual with a demonstrated commitment to biodiversity conservation, high-level technical knowledge, excellent writing skills, and on-the-ground experience working in biodiversity conservation in SE Asia. Your ability to harness knowledge effectively from across the organisation will be essential to this role.  You will be able to build collaborative relationships and working arrangements across diverse and dispersed teams, demonstrating cultural awareness and sensitivity. You will be confident working with a diverse and remote team, partner organisations, funders, and other relevant stakeholders.

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.

Please view the following document for further details of the position and how to apply:

This job is closed on Sunday, 16 April 2023.

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