Full-Time Project Manager (Wildlife Trade), Central Asia
Salary: £30,000 – £32,000 per annum
Start Date: As soon as possible
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge, with international travel as required (some remote working from within the UK may be considered)
Founded in 1903, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is the world’s longest established international conservation organisation. Our vision is to create a sustainable future for the planet where biodiversity is conserved by the people living closest to it. We aim to do this through the conservation of threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, based on sound science and take account of human needs. We have become a trusted entity in the world of conservation. Today FFI is active in over 40 countries.
FFI Eurasia Programme is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Project Manager (Wildlife Trade) Central Asia, to work with the Senior Programme Manager Central Asia, the Central Asia programme teams and relevant Technical Specialists, to ensure the delivery of a portfolio of conservation projects, with a specific emphasis on addressing unsustainable and illegal wildlife trade. The role will provide day to day project level leadership and management, technical guidance and input to project implementation, as well as monitoring and reporting on projects to FFI and donors.
You will be an experienced project manager with skills and experience in project development and implementation, financial management, reporting and evaluation. Ideally you will have knowledge and experience of statutory grant management. You will have strong technical skills relating to ecology and conservation and/or social science approaches and ideally relating to wildlife trade.
You will be a strong team player and enjoy working in a dynamic team environment where strategic approaches and conceptual thinking are being brought to deliver project concepts. A degree or equivalent level qualification in a relevant discipline and strong experience in a related role are expected.
In return, the role offers the opportunity to work within a ground-breaking and entrepreneurial organisation, at the forefront of global conservation. In addition, you will receive a generous pension contribution, attractive annual leave allowance and life insurance. Our offices are located in The David Attenborough Building in central Cambridge, just a few minutes’ walk from glorious historic buildings and museums, the picturesque River Cam, the central market and shopping centre, and a host of cafés and restaurants.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 11 August 2021.