Associate Programme Officer (AD1318)

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Nature Restored | Permanent, Full-time | £22,000 to £27,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience

Thank you for your interest in the role of marine associate programme officer at UNEP-WCMC.

We are looking for an associate programme officer with an interest and experience working on marine issues. The post holder will work in UNEP-WCMC’s Nature Restored Team, from where they will help to ensure a range of marine and coastal issues are well reflected across the Centre’s portfolio and in delivery of its strategy. They will be a highly competent individual with a commitment to biodiversity restoration and conservation who brings excellence in both writing and data management skills.

The Nature Restored Team is supporting the global community to scale up global restoration efforts. We are achieving this by working on legal, policy and planning frameworks, by providing an accessible knowledge base, and by developing monitoring frameworks for adaptive management. This is a great opportunity to work collaboratively across the Centre and with partners such as the Regional Seas Conventions.

The main purpose of the role is to support delivery of a range of marine projects covering topics such as governance and policy, area-based management tools and data and information. The work is likely to involve research and policy analysis. It will involve drafting science-policy outputs for clients and helping to organise workshops or project events.

We will provide you with the challenge of working on high profile marine projects, where your work really makes a difference to the field of conservation and restoration in an area aligned to our strategic aims and broader global initiatives. In addition to training and development opportunities, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including generous pension contributions.

Please note we reserve the right to take the advert down before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.

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