Programme Development Manager, CLP

Fauna & Flora International

Founded in 1903, Fauna & Flora is the world’s longest established international
conservation organisation. Our vision is to create a sustainable future for the planet where
biodiversity is conserved by the people living closest to it. We aim to do this through the
conservation of threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are
sustainable, based on sound science and take account of human needs. We have become a trusted
entity in the world of conservation. Today Fauna & Flora is active in over 40 countries.

The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) is looking to recruit a Programme Development
Manager to lead the fundraising plan of this dynamic partnership programme. This will take up
70% of the Programme Development Manager’s time. The role will work closely with the Executive
Manager, CLP and CLP’s Executive Committee, comprised of senior management from Birdlife
International, Wildlife Conservation Society and Fauna & Flora.

You will have a substantial proven track record in fundraising from Institutional Funding
sources. You will use your excellent relationship management skills to strengthen links with
existing funders, and cultivate opportunities already discovered, as well as identify new
sources of income. Using your project management and writing skills, you will work across the
three partner organizations to coordinate approaches to suitable donors. You will lead on the
relationship development, whilst keeping relevant organizations up to date, with the aim to
secure significant funding for CLP from 2024 onwards.

Confidence in meetings and networking, both face-to-face and online, is essential. You will
have excellent attention to detail when it comes to writing and reviewing documents. You will
have experience working closely with teams to develop suitable materials and pitches to
approach new donors. Success in this role is only possible through good working relationships
and a proactive approach. Interpersonal and time-management skills are critical to enabling you
to build strong internal working relationships as you bring information together to meet

The remainder of your time (30%) will be spent working directly with Fauna & Flora’s
Trusts & Foundations team to support other conservation programme teams turn their visions
into compelling proposals and showcase their work through accurate reports.

Our ideal candidate will also have a passion for conservation, capacity building and the
environment, and clearly demonstrate their commitment to Fauna & Flora and our partners

In return, Fauna & Flora offers a generous pension contribution, attractive annual
leave allowance and life insurance. Our offices are located in The David Attenborough Building
in central Cambridge, just a few minutes’ walk from glorious historic buildings and museums,
the picturesque River Cam, the central market and shopping centre, and a host of cafés and

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The closing date for applications is Friday, 22 September 2023.

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