Nature4Climate Project Coordinator

The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

London, UK 🇬🇧

OFFICE LOCATION

London, United Kingdom

The location for this position is in the United Kingdom with the ability to travel to the TNC London Office occasionally. This position is not eligible for relocation or immigration assistance.

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WHO WE ARE

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. Through grassroots action, TNC has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world working in more than 75 countries and territories. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive. 

We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. Whether it’s career development, flexible schedules, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want a better insight to TNC? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube on Glassdoor.  

Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued. We’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. In addition to the requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and a culture of inclusion! Please apply – we’d love to hear from you.

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

This role would be supporting Nature4Climate – a TNC-led initiative with 19 participating organizations*, collaborating to increase investment in and action on nature-based solutions (NbS). The Nature4Climate Project Coordinator will implement project plans and strategies by providing general administrative, communications and programmatic support for the Nature4Climate coalition. They are expected to work closely with the Advocacy and Partnerships Manager on establishing and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders which could include agencies, other NGO representatives, consultants, government officials, and business representatives. They are responsible for tracking results of program initiatives and reports findings to project leads and directors. The coordinator will help facilitate and organize on-going engagement between all parts of the globally dispersed Nature4Climate coalition, internal and external stakeholders, donors, volunteers, vendors, and business relations. They will communicate or distribute information to assist staff in making decisions, solving problems, and improving workflow. The individual should be a highly motivated self-starter, with a genuine interest in working for a nature-positive future.

Please note that this is a 12-month contract with potential for extension.

Full list of members: UN Development Programme, UN-REDD, UN Environment Programme, Convention on Biological Diversity, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Youth4Nature, Conservation International, Environmental Defense Fund, The Nature Conservancy, Wildlife Conservation Society, Woodwell Research Center, World Business Council for Sustainable Development, World Resources Institute, WWF, We Mean Business, Food and Land Use Coalition, Global Mangrove Alliance, BirdLife International and Re:wild.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE

  • Act independently within broad program goals to prioritize tasks in the absence of specific instructions and exercise independent judgment to identify and solve problems
  • Manage and/or track project timelines, tasks and deliverables, and take on special projects
  • Performs analysis, research and follow-through
  • Demonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information
  • Work within scope of program’s strategic goals
  • Project support including coordinating external stakeholders and internal resources to deliver successful projects
  • Ensure compliance with Conservancy policies and procedures, and external (donor/legal/IRS) requirements
  • Provides all-round event management support for campaign milestone moments

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in supporting the delivery of large-scale campaigns and projects, related to climate change and/or nature conservation
  • Experience coordinating administrative processes
  • Experience generating reports and interpreting data
  • Experience in business writing, editing, and proofreading
  • Analytical skills experience, with an ability to understand and interpret various outcomes in complex situations
  • Experience working across teams and communicating with a wide range of people

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in digital and social media
  • Multi-lingual skills appreciated.
  • Experience with communicating with senior or C-suite level staff
  • Multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience preferred.
  • Past experience working for environmental NGO, Government or UN Agency is desirable.
  • Excellent writing, presentation, communication skills.
  • Familiarity with communication technologies and best practices. 
  • Experience providing customer service for client relationships.

SALARY INFORMATION

Salary Range: 35,000-40,000 GBP

APPLY NOW

To apply for job ID 51242, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact [email protected].

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

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Where legally permissible, TNC requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated and willing to keep up to date with vaccines that protect against COVID-19.   By accepting an offer of employment, you agree to comply with this requirement, unless you are entitled to a legally mandated exemption.


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