Associate Programme Officer (Ocean Analysis)

Application Deadline: 
26 Sep 2017

UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre - Marine Programme

Job Title: Associate Programme Officer (Ocean Analysis)

Job Reference No: AD 977

Duration of Contract: 12 month fixed term, full-time

Salary: £18,000 to £25,000 depending on experience


The Marine Programme at the UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre is offering an Associate Programme Officer role to support the delivery of projects focused on ocean-related spatial and numeric data analysis, including statistical analysis.

The post holder will need to be flexible and adaptable to variable demands and be willing to learn new skills and processes. The key areas of responsibility of this post include:

·         Undertaking spatial and numeric analysis (including statistical analysis) of ocean data as required for project development and delivery.

·         On the basis of spatial and numeric ocean data analysis produce concise and focused reports.

·         Support the technical delivery and reporting associated with existing projects.

·         Provide high-quality technical support to partners inside and outside UNEP-WCMC.

·         Represent UNEP-WCMC at relevant scientific conferences, technical workshops and other specialist meetings both in the UK and overseas.

We are looking for a conscientious and motivated individual. Ideally you will have a degree or post-graduate degree in a field related to spatial and numeric data analysis. A willingness to learn and apply new analytical approaches would be very welcome.  Extensive marine knowledge is not essential.  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, enjoy working in collaboration with others and have relevant expertise, we want to hear from you.

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The closing deadline is 9:00am on 26th September 2017. Interviews will be held on 2nd and 3rd October 2017.

Please note that this is not a UN post and we can only accept applications from those eligible to work in the UK.

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.