Opportunities for permanent roles in a range of business sectors

Programme Administrator (National Ecosystem Assessments) (AD1164)

We are looking for a programme administrator, who is flexible, detail-oriented and experienced in handling processes including financial ones to support a technical team within the Ecosystem Assessment and policy Support Programme in delivering and managing an $8million portfolio of work on national ecosystem assessments in 12 countries around the world.

The duties of the administrator include generating and validating financial reports for internal approval and submission to the project funders, overseeing project expenditure and project reporting from partners, helping to manage reporting from project partners and contractual arrangements with sub-contractors, and ensuring that information is entered accurately into the Centre’s relevant information management systems. Liaison with administrative and financial counterparts  within partner organisations as required and provision of event management support for a range of international meetings and events are also part of the role.

Experience in business management or administration is essential including in areas such as project reporting, managing contracts and payments, managing meeting logistics and customer relationship management and provision of financial and administrative support to technical staff.   Attention to detail, numeracy skills, high levels of personal organisation and ability to prepare clear reports are among the essential skills for this role.

We will provide you with the challenge of working on high profile conservation projects, where your work really makes a difference to the field of conservation in an area aligned to our strategic aims and broader global initiatives. In addition to training and development opportunities, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including generous pension contributions.

WCMC attaches great importance to addressing safeguarding and ethical considerations in all activities carried out by its staff, including where partner organisations or individuals are part of the delivery of our work. This includes children and vulnerable adults in the community who may be vulnerable to abuse. WCMC act with integrity, are transparent and expect applicants to share the same values.

If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging post where you can impress us with your business administration skills, we want to hear from you. Please complete our application form and send it together with your CV and a short covering letter through the link on our website by Sunday 7th June 2020. Please apply as soon as possible, as we reserve the right to withdraw the vacancy advert, if a suitable applicant is appointed. Applicants must be able to evidence the right to work in the UK.

The UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) is a global Centre of excellence on biodiversity. The Centre operates as a collaboration between UN Environment Programme and the UK registered charity WCMC.  Together, we are confronting the global crisis facing nature. We do this through our unique position ensuring science, knowledge and insights shape global and national policy, and by collaborating with partners around the world to build capacity and create innovative solutions to environmental challenges. We use our position as respected custodians of powerful and trusted environmental data to create positive impact for people and nature.