Technical Specialist, Marine, Asia Pacific, FFI, Cambridge

Application Deadline: 
28 Mar 2018

Salary:                 circa £28,000 per annum

Start Date:          As soon as possible

Contract Type:   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 and operation of a suite of marine projects across our Asia Pacific Programme. We are looking for a dynamic 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, ideally in a developing country.

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, who is confident in developing and managing relationships with partner organisations and relevant stakeholders, including donors and funders. You will have 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.


The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 28 March 2018.