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 170 scientists, technicians and high quality support staff, most of whom are educated to masters or doctorate level.

We are constantly looking for talented people to join the team based in Cambridge in the UK, and if you think you can help us to deliver real and lasting impact, please visit the links to WCMC vacancies below.

Internship Opportunity - Marketing Intern (ITN092)

We are currently recruiting for a Digital Marketing intern to join our Development and Communications team to support our efforts in developing the Centre’s marketing initiatives. The internship will focus on many exciting new projects that are reaching a critical juncture including new ways to convey the Centre’s thought leadership and our approach to prospecting and lead generation.

Senior Programme Officer (AD1243)

We are looking for a motivated and technically experienced individual to join our Business and Biodiversity Programme as a Senior Programme Officer. This role will develop and lead a portfolio of work, with a likely focus on measuring and valuing the impacts and dependencies of business and the finance sector on natural capital and biodiversity.

Programme Administrator (AD1241)

Join us at an exciting time of growth and change, in a crucial role within our organisation, as a Programme Administrator. We are always looking for highly motivated and conscientious Administrators to join our team and work flexibly across programmes within the Centre. You will be responsible for providing extensive administrative support to a team of technical staff and assist with the implementation of a wide range of projects.  A truly fantastic opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills within various thematic areas of conservation, learning from world class experts in this field, helping to improve the profile of our work. You will be part of a new team of Administrators forming a central administration hub, to maintain effective administration processes and cross-programmatic consistency.

Programme Officer (AD1246)

We are seeking an organised, proactive and adaptable individual to join our growing Business and Biodiversity Programme as a Programme Officer. This role will work in close collaboration with other programmes at UNEP-WCMC to implement projects supporting improved biodiversity management by the private sector, with a focus on commodity trade and supply chains.

Product Manager (AD1236)

We’re looking for a motivated product manager to join our growing team and work with us on our new projects this year as well as driving forward our flagship sites such as ProtectedPlanet and ENCORE. Support will also be required for some of our smaller sites such as  Post2020 Agenda and the Protected Planet Live Report which was built in collaboration with National Geographic.