We are seeking a Programme Officer to take on a key role in the implementation of UNEP-WCMC’s work on nature indicators.
The UNEP-WCMC nature indicators focal initiative supports intergovernmental processes in developing and using biodiversity indicators, supporting, and building capacity for their adoption and effective use by businesses and at national and subnational levels, including cities. UNEP-WCMC also convenes the Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (BIP), a global initiative that, mandated by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), promotes and coordinates the development of indicators of biodiversity change in support of the CBD and related conventions, national and regional governments and a range of other sectors. The Programme Officer will be responsible for the delivery of high-profile products and analysis on biodiversity indicators, working closely with other UNEP-WCMC staff and partners of the Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (BIP). Additionally, as part of the policy team, the Programme Officer will contribute to the development and implementation of other innovative projects across UNEPWCMC that drive forwards policy support and engagement, in support of global initiatives to conserve biodiversity.