Project Coordinator

Application Deadline: 
22 Sep 2019

UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Job title: Project Coordinator (AD1099)

Role description: Technical/Professional Officer

Contract duration: Fixed term, full-time

Salary: Circa £30,000 depending on skills and experience

Under the guidance of the Senior Programme Manager and in close collaboration with other team members and collaborators, the Project Coordinator will ensure the effective delivery of multiple projects as well the overall cohesiveness of the programme to support the Luc Hoffmann Institute’s strategy and within the World Conservation Monitoring Centre Science collaboration.

The environmental challenges we face today can seem daunting and intractable. How to protect the biosphere, balance the needs of humans and the natural world, and shape a sustainable future? These are complex, multi-faceted questions and we need to find better ways to answer them. At the Luc Hoffmann Institute we use our significant expertise and rigorous methodology to interrogate the most pressing threats to life on Earth. We believe that the best solutions arise from a wide range of disciplines, sectors and places so we bring these diverse voices together to turn ideas into tangible action and deliver cohesive new solutions.

We will provide you with the challenge of working on high profile conservation projects, where your work really makes a difference to the field of conservation in an area aligned to our strategic aims and broader global initiatives. 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 organisational and technical skills, we want to hear from you. Please follow the link to complete our application form and send it together with your CV and a short covering letter by 22nd September 2019. Please note that interviews are expected to take place on 1st October 2019.

The UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) is a global Centre of excellence on biodiversity. The Centre operates as a collaboration between UN Environment Programme and the UK registered charity WCMC.  Together, we are confronting the global crisis facing nature. We do this through our unique position ensuring science, knowledge and insights shape global and national policy, and by collaborating with partners around the world to build capacity and create innovative solutions to environmental challenges. We use our position as respected custodians of powerful and trusted environmental data to create positive impact for people and nature.