Senior Programme Officer (SPACES) 

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 (SPACES) 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, especially Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA), Climate Change Mitigation and Nature for Health and Well-being.

This includes work on the SPACES programme focused on supporting countries to develop and finance biodiversity-inclusive spatial plans to help achieve nature and climate targets. You will be experienced and knowledgeable on pathways to financing nature-based solutions at scale and have a strong understanding of spatial planning and analysis. You will have a history of successful proposal development, project management and technical oversight of the work of others.

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.




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