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Technical Officer

NFP People
East of England (Hybrid)
£23500 Per Annum
Job description

Technical Officer

We are working with an International Conservation charity, who have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Officer whose role will be to support the Conservation Programmes team.

Position: GIS Conservation Technical Officer

Location: Hybrid / Suffolk (flexible working available)

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week

Salary: £23,500 per annum

Closing Date: 09:00am on Friday 07 June with interviews expected to be held on Tuesday 25 & Wednesday 26 June

Please note that the closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

About the Role

The charity is at the forefront of international conservation efforts through their programme of land purchase and land acquisition in collaboration with their international partners, including the development of carbon and other payments for ecosystem services projects. They are seeking a Technical Officer whose role will be to support the Conservation Programmes team, working closely with the Senior Technical Officer and Director of Conservation for the development and monitoring of conservation projects and communication of the organisation’s conservation impact.

About You

We are looking for applicants who are passionate about wildlife conservation and committed to furthering the mission and ethos of the charity, you will need to have the following skills and experience:

  • An excellent knowledge of spatial and ecological data analyses, and monitoring and GIS
  • Ideally you will have experience in fieldwork and biodiversity conservation
  • Be able to translate technical reports and assessments to a wide range of audiences
  • The ability to work independently as well as in close collaboration with colleagues
  • Good communication skills

About the Organisation

The organisation is based in the UK and is unique within the conservation world.  Reaching beyond its 30th year of operation the Trust has grown from small beginnings saving critically threatened forests in Belize, to become an internationally respected conservation organisation with a proven track record, working with more than 30 overseas conservation NGOs on the protection of threatened habitats.  It has developed its modus operandi without losing its vision, integrity, and transparency. 

You may have experience in areas such as; GIS Analyst, Environment GIS Technician, Environmental Monitoring Assistant, Environmental Monitoring Technician,  Ecological Data Analyst, Environmental Data Scientist, Environmental Data Analyst, Ecology Data and Project Manager, Assistant Ecologist,  Ecological Technical Advisor, Environmental Technician, etc.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.

Posted on: 17 May 2024
Closed date: 20 May 2024 at 10:45
Job ref: 5972
Tags: IT, Project Management