Technical Officer (Nature Positive), Business & Nature x2

Fauna & Flora

£31,505 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 12th August 2024  

Start Date: As soon as possible
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Location: Fauna & Flora, Cambridge.
Current policy offers partial remote working with 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 looking for two passionate and motivated individuals to join our team as Technical Officer (Nature Positive), to support the work of our Business & Nature team including the development of corporate nature strategies, supply chain frameworks and landscape initiatives for nature.

These positions present an exceptional opportunity to work with leading global businesses and other stakeholders to translate nature ambition into practical on the ground impact. You will get involved in wide ranging projects and activities, across different geographies and sectors including mining, renewable energy, food and agriculture, and tourism. You will be presented with opportunities to grow your knowledge and experience of the business and nature field through the practical application of fast evolving frameworks, models and concepts.

A collaborative and dynamic team player, you will have a strong skillset in research and analysis, written and verbal communication, and relationship building. You will have a good understanding of the international landscape for business and nature, the role of the private sector in halting and reversing nature loss, and the interconnections between nature and wider sustainability issues.

In return we offer the opportunity to work for a ground-breaking organisation at the forefront of global conservation with generous pension contribution, attractive annual leave allowance, life insurance and salary exchange schemes.

Our offices are located in The David Attenborough Building in central Cambridge, just a few minutes’ walk from glorious historic buildings and museums, the picturesque River Cam, the central market and shopping centre and a host of cafés and restaurants.

The closing date for applications is 12 August 2024.

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