Full-Time Technical Specialist, Corporate Sustainability
Salary: Circa £35,000 depending on skills and experience
Start Date: As soon as possible
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Fauna & Flora International Cambridge. Current policy offers partial remote working within the UK
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.
We are seeking a highly motivated, skilled and experienced individual to provide technical expertise to the work programmes and initiatives within the productive, extractives and development infrastructure sectors across FFI’s global conservation programme. This role will focus on defining, reviewing and recommending approaches and methodologies to enable FFI to build nature-based solutions and integrate biodiversity management at a strategic and operational level in both marine and terrestrial environments.
You will contribute technical expertise, working on the characterisation and management of biodiversity across global operations whilst enabling FFI’s commitment to objectives-based frameworks for biodiversity at the interface with large scale development. You will work closely with the Director, Senior Technical Specialists and Senior Programme Managers within the team, to enable partnerships to integrate nature-positive impacts at a strategic and operational level in both marine and terrestrial environments. You will be experienced in the development and implementation of a full spectrum of biodiversity and ecosystem services management tools, including biodiversity risk assessments, carbon offsets, developing actions plans and the associated monitoring and evaluation metrics required to demonstrate co-benefits, and using these tools to demonstrate net positive impact to biodiversity conservation and climate mitigation. Your position will work closely with the FFI Climate-Nature Linkages team, linking closely with FFI’s broader work on climate-nature linkages.
This role will require technical and management skills, contributing to and supporting a range of FFI projects, but with a focus on supporting technical delivery of key corporate partnerships. You will be expected to work independently, providing support to programme managers and senior technical staff. The role will require international travel to meet project objectives and programme development requirements. As a technical member of the team, you will work closely with colleagues and partners across FFI global conservation programmes and encourage the use of global best practices and objectives-led frameworks to ensure the integration of biodiversity and ecosystem services aspects into all aspects of our work in the extractives and infrastructure sectors.
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The closing date for applications is Sunday, 17 April 2022.