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Programme Administrator (AD1124)

Business and Biodiversity | Permanent, full-time, Associate Officer

Salary £20,000 to £26,000 depending on skills and experience

Closing date: 2019-12-17

We are looking for a highly motivated and conscientious Administrator to provide dedicated administrative support to our Business and Biodiversity Programme and to 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.

As a Programme Administrator, you will use your excellent organisational and administrative skills to support our project managers to effectively deliver the administrative aspects of their projects through:  compiling interim and final project reports, providing event management support, and maintaining and updating the Centre’s project management and Finance system, Deltek.

In addition, the role involves supporting the Programme with resource planning, responding to requests for information both internally and externally, maintaining computer filing, and general support to the Head of Programme to support the organisation of the Programme.

You will be computer literate, including excellent skills in Microsoft Excel, be flexible in approach and able to effectively manage multiple tasks and requests. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to use your initiative to make improvements. You will demonstrate a professional approach and be capable of developing an excellent understanding of the Centre’s policies and procedures.  Experience of working in a project-based organisation is strongly desirable and experience in organising workshops would be an advantage.

The Centre’s staff are passionate, experienced, ambitious and results-orientated, providing you with a brilliant opportunity to develop and contribute to your own skills. In addition to training and development opportunities, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including generous pension contributions.

If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging post where you can impress us with your motivation, commitment and ‘can-do’ attitude, we want to hear from you. Please complete a WCMC application form and send it together with your CV and a short covering letter by clicking through the link below by 17th December 2019. Please note, part time hours will be considered at a minimum of 30 hours per week. 

WCMC attaches great importance to addressing safeguarding and ethical considerations in all activities carried out by its staff, including where partner organisations or individuals are part of the delivery of our work. This includes children and vulnerable adults in the community who may be vulnerable to abuse. WCMC act with integrity, are transparent and expect applicants to share the same values.

The UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) is a global Centre of excellence on biodiversity. The Centre operates as a collaboration between UN Environment Programme and the UK registered charity WCMC. Together, we are confronting the global crisis facing nature. We do this through our unique position ensuring science, knowledge and insights shape global and national policy, and by collaborating with partners around the world to build capacity and create innovative solutions to environmental challenges. We use our position as respected custodians of powerful and trusted environmental data to create positive impact for people and nature.