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Title  

Communications and Data Officer

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Support, PR, Grants and IT
Location   England (East Anglia)
Town/City   Cambridge
Salary   £20,000 to £26,500 per annum depending on skills and experience. 4 year Fixed Term Contract to 29th February 2024. £20,000 to £26,500 per annum depending on skills and experience 4 year Fixed Term Contract to 29th February 2024
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Mid Level
Deadline   05/01/2020
Company Name   UNEP - WCMC
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Website   Further Details / Applications
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Description  

UNEP-WCMC is a not-for-profit organisation devoted to promoting, for public benefit, the conservation, protection, enhancement and support of nature and natural resources worldwide. This position will provide communications and data management support input to two capacity development, science and development projects: The Development Corridors Partnership and Trade, Development and the Environment (TRADE) Hub project – both funded by the Global Challenges Research Programme of the UK Government. 

DCP is working on the impacts of development corridors in Africa (Kenya and Tanzania) and has partners in UK Universities’ and China working in collaborating with NGOs and Universities in Africa.  TRADE is a programme coordinated by UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) that aims to enhance positive outcomes, and reduce impacts on nature and people, of local to global trade in wildlife, wild meat, and commodity trades around the world.  It will link to researchers in the UK, Brazil, Cameroon, Gabon, Republic of Congo and Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Indonesia, China and several other countries. There will also be significant interaction with companies and finance institutions, trade rules bodies, scientific modellers and visualisation and technology experts.

We are seeking a Communications and Data Officer to support the work of the project manager and Principal Investigator (PI) for this complex programme working across multiple countries.

If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging post where you can impress us with your 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 this link by 5th January 2020.  UNEP-WCMC is an equal opportunities employer.  This is not a UN post.

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.

WCMC is a UK charity that promotes for public benefit the conservation, protection, enhancement and support of nature and natural resources worldwide. We do this by collecting, storing, processing, analysing, interpreting and sharing data that increase our knowledge and understanding of biodiversity and the conservation of nature. Good data are the foundation of informed decision-making and we work with many partners to help them develop their knowledge and capacity to make good decisions.

We collaborate with the United Nations Environment within the UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC).

 

 

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