We believe in a world where biodiversity counts

Our dedicated team combines scientific excellence, outstanding technical ability and a passion for nature


We employ a team of around a hundred scientists and technicians, most of whom are educated to masters or doctorate level, together with a small, high-quality administrative team. We are constantly looking for talented people to join us, so if you think you would fit in and are eligible to work in the UK, please click on the live vacancies below and submit your application form, CV and covering letter.


Associate Communications Officer (AD1076)

UNEP-WCMC strives for a sustainable world for biodiversity and people. Through our work we aim to inspire and empower decision makers to manage biodiversity and ecosystem services for people and the planet. In 2020, decision makers from around the world will gather in Beijing at the UN Biodiversity Conference to decide on goals for the natural world for the next decade. As such, this is a critical – and exciting – time to work in conservation and sustainable development.

Internship Opportunity - Sustainable Trade Research Intern (ITN066)

We are seeking an intern to support the work of a new 5-year capacity development project - GCRF Trade, Development and the Environment (TRADE) Hub project. You will support the work of the team for this complex programme working across multiple countries.

Contracts Manager (AD1082)

Please note part time hours will be considered with a minimum of 30 hours per week.

The UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre is a world leader in biodiversity knowledge. We work with scientists and policy makers globally to place biodiversity at the heart of environment and development decision-making, to promote enlightened choices for people and the planet. With so much emphasis and importance currently being placed on mitigating against biodiversity loss, and caring for our planet, there really is no better time to join an innovative, forward-thinking conservation organisation.