Senior Programme Officer (Maternity Cover) Climate & Forests

Client Earth’s Climate & Forests Programme team are looking for a Senior Programme Officer to help coordinate and deliver support to this vital programme that aims to reduce global deforestation and the illegal use of forest resources. Your role will consist of project management and reporting, communications, managing project funding applications, and monitoring and evaluation activities. You will have a number of Programme Officers to support you in these tasks and you will be managing these colleagues on a day-to-day basis. You will also be inputting into strategy development and supporting budget holders to manage their budgets.

The Climate & Forests Programme reduces deforestation and illegal use of forest resources through a combination of building legal capacity of civil society, legal analysis, and advocacy toward and with governments and international development partners. It works to achieve more effective forest and natural resource governance laws in focus countries in Africa and South East Asia; to improve the operation of laws regulating the trade of illegal timber and forest risk commodities (in the EU, China and internationally); and to improve international policies and climate initiatives impacting forest resources.

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Closing date: 11 Jun 2020