Programme Manager (Marine), Americas and Caribbean, Cambridge base.

Application Deadline: 
15 Oct 2017

Salary:  circa £30,000 per annum

Start Date:  November 2017

Duration of Contract:  One-year, fixed term contract

Location:  Cambridge, UK, with regular international travel

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 is seeking an experienced conservation professional to support the development, management and operation of a suite of marine projects across our Americas & Caribbean Programme. We are looking for a dynamic, highly organised individual, self-reliant yet a good team player, with a demonstrated commitment to the field of marine conservation, strong project management abilities, sound technical knowledge, and active on-the-ground project experience working on marine conservation, in Latin America, South America or the Wider Caribbean.

You will have a strong proven track record in operational, project, grant and financial management at a similar level and be skilled in providing strategic advice and technical input to the design, development, implementation and evaluation of projects. 

You will also be a skilled and credible communicator, confident in developing and managing relationships with governments, non-governmental partners and relevant stakeholders, including donors and funders.

You will be able to communicate fluently in both English and Spanish, have excellent writing skills and a strong track record in fundraising, experience in institutional development and capacity building and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the statutory and regulatory frameworks within which FFI operates.

For further details and to apply please visit: http://www.fauna-flora.org/about/jobs/

The closing date for applications is Sunday 15 October 2017