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Associate Programme Officer (AD 1038)

Marine | Permanent, full-time, Associate Officer

£19,000 to £25,500 depending on skills and experience

Closing date: 2018-09-09

We are looking for a highly motivated and conscientious Associate Programme Officer to support delivery of the ‘Healthy Ocean Theme’ of the Centre’s strategy, which aims to catalyse greater impact and support the delivery of global ocean goals and targets by:

Your key areas of responsibility will include providing technical, analytical and administrative support on a wide range of live and development projects and theme actions, undertaking background research, drafting reports and papers, producing communications materials and helping to organise and facilitate UK and international workshops and other events.  You will also have the opportunity to attend conferences, workshops and other specialist meetings on behalf of UNEP-WCMC both in the UK and internationally.

You will hold a degree in biological sciences, geography, ecology, environmental sciences, economics, social sciences or a related discipline and will possess strong technical and analytical skills. You will also have great organisational, communications and planning skills. Commitment to producing high quality outputs is also an essential requirement.

If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging post where you can impress us with your leadership, drive and teamwork, we want to hear from you.  To apply, please complete a WCMC application form and send it together with your CV and a short covering letter via the link below by 9th September 2018.

Please note that this is not a UN post and we can only accept applications from those eligible to work in the UK.

WCMC is a UK charity, based in Cambridge, which works in collaboration with UN Environment, under the banner of UNEP-WCMC.  Our mission is to evaluate and highlight the many values of biodiversity and put authoritative biodiversity knowledge at the centre of decision-making.  Since our establishment in the 1970s, the Centre has been at the forefront of the compilation, management, analysis and dissemination of global biodiversity information, and has an outstanding record of achievement.