We believe in a world where biodiversity counts

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


WCMC employs 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 to support the UNEP-WCMC collaboration. WCMC is constantly looking for talented people to join their team, so if you think you would fit in and are eligible to work in the UK, please click on the link to WCMC vacancies below.


Senior Programme Officer - Protected Planet Initiative (AD1180)

We are looking for a highly motivated self-starting leader with a strong reputation in the field of Protected and Conserved Areas. The successful candidate will be both enthusiastic and pragmatic in their search for solutions to global biodiversity challenges. The main purpose of the job is to manage the Protected Planet Initiative, recognised as one of the most important global biodiversity knowledge platforms. It will be based in the Centre’s Conserving Land and Seascapes Programme.  

Programme Officer (AD1187)

We are seeking a maternity cover Programme Officer to support the modelling work of the Science Programme. We work on a broad range of technical projects around the globe with a variety of international partners.