We believe in a world where biodiversity counts

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


We employ 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. We are constantly looking for talented people to join us, so if you think you would fit in and are eligible to work in the UK, please click on the live vacancies below and submit your application form, CV and covering letter.


Research and Projects Coordinator (AD1003)

We are seeking a full time Research and Projects Coordinator to support the Science Programme with Luc Hoffmann projects until the 30th June 2020. The successful candidate will be an employee of WCMC and will be based at the David Attenborough Building in Cambridge.

Post-Doctoral Scientist (AD1009)

We are seeking a full-time Post-doctoral Scientist to undertake the main analytical tasks associated with a project aiming to use the Living Planet Index (LPI) and Global Forest Watch (GFW) databases to investigate global trends in forest species, and relate these to changing forest cover.

Senior Programme Officer (AD1001)

We are looking for a motivated, technically competent and skilled Senior Programme Officer to work in the Marine Programme. The main purpose of this role is to lead the development and delivery of the ocean and coastal area-based planning and management ambitions within in the ocean priorities of the UNEP-WCMC Strategic Plan. The successful candidate should have a strong track record of technical excellence in area-based planning and management in the marine environment (such as marine spatial planning, marine protected area management, or integrated coastal management), project fundraising, leadership and delivery, staff management and development, and engagement with the international marine conservation arena.