New Guinea TIPAS Project Officer
We are seeking a Project Officer, educated to MSc level, who will contribute to the gathering, analysing and dissemination of information on Tropical Important Plant Areas (TIPAs) in Indonesian New Guinea, a part of the TIPAs Strategic Output of the Kew Science Strategy 2015–2020.
Kew is the world’s leading botanic gardens, at the forefront of plant and fungal science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major visitor attraction.
We want a world where plants and fungi are understood, valued and conserved – because our lives depend on them.
We use the power of our science and the rich diversity of our gardens and collections to provide knowledge, inspiration and understanding of why plants and fungi matter to everyone.
This programme aims to identify priority sites for plant conservation and sustainable management in selected tropical countries, based on the presence of threatened species, threatened habitats and exceptional botanical richness, including the presence of high numbers of wild-harvested socio-economically important plant species.
The work involves both office-based and field-based activity in close collaboration with Kew’s partners in Indonesia.
The salary will be £24,835- £29,814 per annum, depending on skills and experience.
We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.
If you are interested in this position, please submit your application through the online portal, by clicking “Apply for this job”.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.
No agencies please.
In line with UKVI regulations, applicants must already have the Right to Work in the UK for this role.