Career Opportunity /  23 April 2022

Opportunity: Executive Manager, Conservation Leadership Programme

FFI is now accepting applications for The Conservation Leadership Programme's Executive Manager.  The closing date for applications is Sunday, 24 April 2022. Download the Application Pack here.

Deadline: 23 April 2022 - the deadline has passed.
Cambridge - United Kingdom

The Conservation Leadership Programme is looking to recruit an Executive Manager to lead this dynamic partnership programme. The role of the Executive Manager is to direct strategic programme development, fundraising and collaborations, deliver the annual business plan, manage a small team across the three conservation organisations, manage financial resources and ensure the smooth running of day-to-day operations. There will be opportunities to be creative in finding ways to engage and support a cadre of developing conservation leaders from around the world, and a requirement to facilitate training and workshops in pursuit of CLP’s goals.

The Executive Manager will have a relevant degree or equivalent level qualification and significant relevant work experience in the conservation sector or a related field. The successful candidate will have strong programme management experience. You will demonstrate a proven track record of fundraising and experience of strategic planning. You will be an inspirational leader, have strong communication skills and have experience of successfully managing geographically dispersed teams. You will have extensive experience in facilitating training and workshops (in-person and online) in a related field. You will be excited about the prospect of working collaboratively across three well-established conservation organisations.

In return, the role offers the opportunity to work within a ground-breaking and entrepreneurial organisation, at the forefront of global conservation, with opportunity to apply your skills and expertise where appropriate. In addition, FFI offers a generous pension contribution, attractive annual leave allowance and life insurance.

Our offices are located in The David Attenborough Building in central Cambridge, just a few minutes’ walk from glorious historic buildings and museums, the picturesque River Cam, the central market and shopping centre, and a host of cafés and restaurants. 

Please view the following document for further details of the position and how to apply:

Download Application Pack

The closing date for applications is Sunday, 24 April 2022.