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Programme Administrator (AD955C)

Directorate | Fixed term, full-time, Associate Officer

£18,000 to £25,000 depending on skills and experience

Closing date: 2017-10-25

Join us at an exciting time of growth and change, in a crucial role within our organisation, as a Programme Administrator on a 6 month Fixed Term contract. We are looking for a highly motivated and conscientious Administrator to work flexibly for the Directorate Programme within the Centre. You will be responsible for providing extensive administrative support to the Management Information Officer and assist with the implementation of a wide range of projects.  A truly fantastic opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills within business administration, helping to improve the profile of our work. You will be part of a new team of Administrators forming a central administration hub, with functional guidance from our Management Information Officer, to maintain effective administration processes and cross-programmatic consistency.

As a Programme Administrator, you will use your excellent organisational and administrative skills to compile management information reports, keep to invoices and expenditure reports’ schedules, and maintain and update the centre’s project management and Finance system, Deltek. You will also support in updating our processes, especially around our latest database upgrade but also the quality management and timesheet process. In addition, the role involves supporting with resource planning through Deltek plans updates, coordinating the projects closedown surveys, responding to requests for information both internally and externally, alongside maintaining computer and paper filing systems.

You will be computer literate, 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 centres policies and procedures.  Experience in business administration, finance, process and database transition, coordinating multiple stakeholders; working internationally; and fluency in another UN language 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 25th October 2017.

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.