Associate Programme Officer – Ecosystem Services

Associate Programme Officer – Ecosystem Services

Type of offer:

We are seeking an Associate Programme Officer (APO) with interest and experience in ecosystem services and ecosystem services assessment, particularly map-based analyses to help inform decisions.

The post holder will work within UNEP-WCMC’s Science Innovation Area which aims to enhance the scientific quality of the Centre’s work through research, training, and partnership development. The Science team works on global data, applying and developing a range of techniques for analysis including spatial mapping and ecosystems modelling, scenario development and risk assessment.

The main purpose of the job is to support ecosystem service analysis and modelling across the Centre within a range of projects. The post-holder will provide and gain technical expertise and other relevant analysis and research skills. The work may focus on marine, freshwater and/or terrestrial environments, and include temporal or spatial analysis using data from empirical or model sources. Supporting work may include historical assessments as well as futures projected under a range of pathways and scenarios.

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.

Location: Cambridge, UK
Organization: UNEP
Deadline: April 26, 2022
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