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.


Associate Programme Officer (AD1064)

We are looking for a highly motivated and conscientious Associate Programme Officer to work in the Ecosystem Assessment and Policy Support Programme.

Associate Programme Officer (AD1068)

We are seeking an organised, highly motivated and technically experienced Associate Programme Officer to support the Conserved Land and Seascapes Programme in the delivery of UNEP-WCMC’s Ocean+ initiative ( The successful candidate will also play an important role in helping to advance UNEP-WCMC’s knowledge management strategy, working in close collaboration with our Data Officer and other programmes at the Centre.

Programme Administrator (AD1061)

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 two teams of technical staff (our Species and Informatics Programmes) 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.

Programme Administrator - Project Support (AD1063)

We are looking for a highly motivated and conscientious Programme Administrator to provide administrative and organisational support to our Ecosystem Assessment and Policy Support Programme (EAPS). In this role you will be responsible for supporting a team of technical staff on a range of projects relating to biodiversity indicator development, implementation and communication, regional and national ecosystem assessments, ecosystem accounting, national biodiversity strategies, multi-lateral environmental agreements (MEAs) and the impacts of agriculture on biodiversity.