We believe in a world where biodiversity counts

Our dedicated team combines scientific excellence, outstanding technical ability and a passion for nature


WCMC employs a team of around a hundred scientists and technicians, most of whom are educated to masters or doctorate level, together with a small, high-quality administrative team to support the UNEP-WCMC collaboration. WCMC is constantly looking for talented people to join their team, so if you think you would fit in and are eligible to work in the UK, please click on the link to WCMC vacancies below.


Programme Administrator (AD1103)

Please note this advert is for speculative applications. There is currently no live vacancy, however things can change very quickly and we are always on the look out for high quality administrators to join our organisation.

Join us at an exciting time of growth and change, in a crucial role within our organisation, as a Programme Administrator. We are looking for highly motivated and conscientious Administrators to work flexibly across programmes within the Centre. You will be responsible for providing dedicated administrative support to teams of technical staff  and assist with the implementation of a wide range of projects. You will be part of a team of Administrators forming a central administration hub, with functional guidance from our Business Analyst, to maintain effective administration processes and cross-programmatic consistency.

Front-end Developer (AD1101)

At UNEP-WCMC we’re building web applications to help save the planet.

We’re a close-knit team of passionate developers, UX/UI designers and product managers putting our skills towards a mission to tackle one of the biggest problems of our time - the massive loss of biodiversity and habitat destruction that’s pushing the planet to the brink of the 6th mass extinction.

Senior EU Representative (AD1098)

We are looking for an enthusiastic leader with expertise in global biodiversity policies and practice to provide oversight and coordination of fundraising, partnerships and communications efforts in the European Union. You will play a key role in external engagement with a particular emphasis on client care, new partnership development, diversification of income streams and unlocking access to additional financial resources.

Reception and Facilities Apprentice (AD1079)

The UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre is a world leader in biodiversity knowledge. We work with scientists and policy makers globally to place biodiversity at the heart of environment and development decision-making, to promote enlightened choices for people and the planet. With so much emphasis and importance currently being placed on mitigating against biodiversity loss, and caring for our planet, there really is no better time to join an innovative, forward-thinking conservation organisation.