Programme Officer (AD1320)

Nature Restored | Permanent, Full-time | £27,000 to £32,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience

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

We are looking for a programme officer with substantial experience working on marine issues with a special focus on policy and governance. 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 an intelligent, highly competent and organized individual with an enthusiasm for and commitment to finding solutions to global biodiversity challenges.

UNEP-WCMC’s 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 develop, lead and deliver a range of marine projects with a focus on governance and policy and especially the Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction process. It will involve networking with a variety of high-profile partners and building relationships to help achieve our strategic impact.

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 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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