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Integrated Biodiversity Assessment Tool (IBAT) Manager (AD976)

Business and Biodiversity | Permanent, full-time, Technical/Professional Leadership

Salary - Circa £55,000 depending on skills and competencies, plus a 12% non-contributory pension

Closing date: 2017-08-28

We are looking for a highly motivated and competent Manager to oversee the next strategic phase of development for the Integrated Biodiversity Assessment Tool (IBAT).

Your challenge is to take the 2017 report and recommendations into IBAT’s future; and shape, lead and implement a new five-year Business Plan. A strategic thinker and commercially minded individual, you will have a proven track record in managing complex multi-client projects. You will have strong relationship management skills, and be keen to collaborate with partners and end users to see biodiversity knowledge improve decisions for sustainable development.

With experience in developing people’s capacity, you’ll be able to build a team around you to deliver IBAT’s full potential over the longer-term. You’ll enjoy working with an international team from four leading conservation organisations. IBAT is the joint work of BirdLife International, Conservation International, IUCN and UNEP-WCMC. Visit our website to find out more www.ibat-alliance.org.

Please note that this post is hosted by UNEP-WCMC on behalf of the IBAT Alliance, the role is accountable to a Governance Committee of senior management from each of the four Alliance members.  Please note this role has the potential for sponsorship and a relocation allowance, please ask for further details. This role will be based in Cambridge.

If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging post where you can impress us with your creativity, technical expertise, project development, fundraising and partnership management capabilities, we want to hear from you. Please send your CV along with a detailed covering letter, highlighting your skills and experience relevant to the role and your motivations for applying, through the link below by 28th August 2017. Please note, no Application Form is required for this post. Due to the nature of this role, by submitting your CV you are agreeing for your information to be shared with other organisations for shortlisting purposes. 

We reserve the right to remove the vacancy ahead of the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.

Interviews will be held week commencing 11th September 2017

Please note that this is not a UN post.

The UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre strives for a sustainable world for biodiversity and people. The Centre works towards this vision by providing strategic leadership, technical expertise, and project support to increase capacity and inspire decision makers to manage biodiversity and ecosystem services for people and the planet. The Centre has close relationships with the UN system and other partners in the public and private sector, which combines with the Centre’s extensive understanding of science and policy to produce knowledge on biodiversity and ecosystem services that makes a world of difference.