Technical Specialist, Biodiversity & Nature-based Solutions

FFI is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Technical Specialist, Biodiversity & Nature-based Solutions. This position is ideal for those with proven technical competency in practical approaches to nature-based solutions to climate change, and GIS and remote sensing skills.

Apply by Sunday, 9 January 2022 for consideration.

Download the application packet with full role details here.

Date published: 2022/01/05

FFI is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Technical Specialist, Biodiversity & Nature-based Solutions. Responding to the urgent need to scale initiatives that deliver high-quality NbS on land, and at sea, you will play a vital role in the identification, design and implementation of pioneering NbS projects across FFI’s global portfolio, with a specific focus on their role in driving biodiversity impact. This is your opportunity to help drive profound and positive change, developing grassroots solutions that will help secure the future of some of the world’s most vulnerable ecosystems and communities. 

You will have substantial experience in a relevant field, and will use your expertise in the protection and restoration of biodiverse, natural ecosystems, and the inter-relationship with climate, to support the delivery of NbS approaches in terrestrial and marine environments. Specifically, you will play key role assessing feasibility of potential projects, advising technically on design, implementation and impact monitoring, and supporting compliance with the requirements of relevant third party standards. You will support FFI to pursue new opportunities and partnerships in the sector, and to scale its impact in the field of NbS. Your work will help climate finance to reach the places where it is most needed, at the frontline of nature conservation and in support of local people in those landscapes. 

Download the application packet with full role details here.

Applications, consisting of a covering letter explaining why you feel you should be considered for this post, a full CV (tailored to the role as advertised, highlighting relevant experience and achievements) and contact details for two referees (who will not be contacted without your permission) should be sent to [email protected].

Please mark your application ‘Technical Specialist, Nature-based Solutions to Climate Change’.

Apply by Sunday, 9 January 2022 for consideration.

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