Senior Programme Officer (Ecosystem-based Adaptation)

UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC)

United Kingdom 🇬🇧

Nature Based Solutions | Permanent, Full Time | GBP £38,000 to GBP £44,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience

We are seeking a Senior Programme Officer (Ecosystem-based Adaptation) to join our Nature-based Solutions Team. The successful applicant for this senior position will play a leading role in the work of the large and growing team focused on the Centre’s Nature-based Solutions (NbS) Impact Area. This team (currently 22 people) is responsible for an ambitious portfolio of work on the role of nature in helping to address climate change and other societal challenges, which includes work on ecosystembased adaptation to climate change (EbA), climate change mitigation and nature for health and well-being.

You will be experienced and knowledgeable on EbA and have a strong understanding of the other two areas, as well as of how the three areas relate to each other and to biodiversity objectives. You will have a history of successful project management and technical oversight of the work of others, as well as proposal development.

This position will give you the opportunity to work with other senior staff in the team to oversee our technical work, lead on development and implementation of innovative projects and shape the future direction of UNEP-WCMC’s work on nature-based solutions.


POSITION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED

IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development