Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme Administrator, Forest Trends

Reporting to the Director of the Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme (BBOP) and working closely with the BBOP Programme Manager, the BBOP Administrator will be responsible for administering this ambitious and growing international programme, and supporting the members of the BBOP Secretariat and a global network of partners. The BBOP Administrator will be the lynchpin of the BBOP Secretariat of 5 people, helping them plan and coordinate the team’s work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. The Secretariat manages five to six major workstreams at a time and coordinates with over 50 member organizations on projects around the world.  This includes running  planning and project management systems that help team members and collaborators achieve milestones on time and within budget; coordinating and scheduling international meetings and teleconferences;keeping track and following up on milestones and deadlines for programme activities; establishing contracts witha wide network of consultants; and ensuing effective communication with BBOP’s internal and external partners.

For more information, please go to the full position description at the Forest Trends website.

Please send C.V. & cover letter to Patrick Maguire at, explaining why your experience, skills and motivation equip you for this job.  No phone calls please. The deadline for applications is 4 Februrary 2011.