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21 October 2021

Senior Programme Manager, Risk and Resilience

Closing date

05.11.2021 12:00 pm

We are proceeding on a substantial programme of work to build awareness and institutional capacity on nature-related financial risk management within African countries. This will support the transition towards a nature-positive economy and sustainable livelihoods, building on the growing evidence and calls for action such as that articulated in the Economics of Biodiversity: the Dasgupta Review.

We are therefore looking to hire a Senior Programme Manager, Risk and Resilience who would act as a thought-leader on nature-related financial risk management, involved in the design, implementation, partnership development and research associated with the topic.

In particular, this role will:

  1. Manage substantial aspects of our nature-related work (and other developing projects supporting similar environmental risk management).  Initially heavily supportive of the FSD Africa-run project ‘Promoting an African voice for the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) and nature-related financial risk management.
  2. Deliver an impactful advocacy and communications campaign, in collaboration with FSD Africa’s Communications team, focussed on influencing private and public-sector partners to prioritise natural capital.

For more details and information on how to apply, please download the job description document.

Apply here. Applications are welcome until 05 November 2021 by 12pm EAT. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please note that the position is open contingent on funding.