Programme Manager, Professional Development

Fauna & Flora International (FFI)

Cambridge
c.£33,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 18th January 2021   Closes today


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.

You will develop and deliver professional development initiatives to meet identified FFI business needs and priorities. In particular, you will deliver training, support staff to apply learning to their work, and support the sharing of skills and knowledge internally. You will act as Fund Manager for the central Professional Development Fund, ensuring fair and transparent access. You will support the design, development and running of a new Learning Management System (LMS) platform for FFI. You will also evaluate the Professional Development Programme (PDP) and measure and report on effectiveness and impact, revising delivery to improve effectiveness, impact and return on investment.

You will have relevant technical expertise, including in designing and delivering training in person and/or online, a good understanding of the conservation context in which we work, and strong verbal communication and relationship management skills. Your knowledge and experience will include qualifications or experience in adult education, the NGO sector and a track record of efficient project planning, implementation, budget management and financial reporting.

In return, the role offers the opportunity to work within a ground-breaking and entrepreneurial organisation, at the forefront of global conservation. In addition, FFI offers a generous pension contribution, attractive annual leave allowance and life insurance. 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.

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The closing date for applications is Monday, 18 January 2021.


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