Technical Specialist, Marine Plastics

Salary: Circa £33,000 per annum, dependent on skills and experience

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge (some remote working may be considered). Some travel within the UK and internationally may be required.

We are offering a unique opportunity to contribute to the effective delivery and future development of our marine plastics work. The Technical Specialist, Marine Plastics, will play an important role within the Conservation Science and Design team, leading on technical aspects of our marine plastics work.

We are looking for a high-performing and experienced technical specialist with a sound and up-to-date knowledge of marine plastics issues, and experience of developing solutions and changing practice, particularly in relation to microplastics. You will have demonstrable ability and track record in working constructively with a range of stakeholders, including the corporate sector and government, and will be able to represent our work effectively to diverse external audiences.

You will have strong research and analytical skills combined with the ability to present convincing arguments. You will be able to communicate with confidence and credibility to a range of audiences, and have experience in building and maintaining productive organisational and external stakeholder relationships.

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, 11 August 2020.