WCMC is a UK charity, based in Cambridge, which supports the United Nations Environment Programme. We work in collaboration with UNEP, under the banner of UNEP-WCMC. Our mission is to evaluate and highlight the many values of biodiversity and put authoritative biodiversity knowledge at the centre of decision-making. Since our establishment in the 1970s, the Centre has been at the forefront of the compilation, management, analysis and dissemination of global biodiversity information, and has an outstanding record of achievement.
WCMC are now seeking a permanent Senior Programme Officer, Protected Areas Information Co-ordinator to work with us. This role will coordinate the development, management and integration of WCMCs suite of Protected Areas (PA) information systems, including inter alia the World Database of Protected Areas (WDPA), the Protected Planet initiative, the registry of Indigenous and Community Conserved Areas (ICCAs), management effectiveness and social assessment datasets. Working widely with key stakeholders in IUCN and others at the Centre, this role will ensure the PA information resource is maintained to the highest level of quality possible.