Conservation Intelligence Analyst

Conservation Intelligence Analyst


Living Planet Centre Woking, Surrey

Are you an experienced spatial analyst, looking for a role that will develop your skills and make a difference to the world around you? That is what we can offer you as a Conservation Intelligence Analyst with the world’s leading independent conservation organisation. We are working to build a future where people and nature thrive, and you can play your part by joining us. 

As a member of our Conservation Intelligence unit, you will help generate cutting edge science and intelligence to support the delivery of our UK strategy. You will provide scientific advice in the use of spatial data and methods as well as produce geographic analysis and remote sensing assessments for stakeholders. You will also assist in the wider roll-out of our web assets, such as WWF-SIGHT, SIGHT Analytics and AI functionality. You will support the use of data and intelligence insights across the organisation and our wider global network too. In addition, you will help maintain our WWF-SIGHT tool as well as contribute to the generation and inclusion of new functionalities, datasets and frameworks of analysis. 

 You must have a Master level degree in computer science or an environment related field, and extensive experience as a GIS spatial analyst. You will possess robust programming skills and expertise in web scraping, data management and high-volume GIS assessments using python. It is essential that you have experience of ESRI suit, programing languages (Python and R), remote sensing software (SNAP, Google Earth Engine), and business analytics software (Tableau) too.  

 Along with your technical skills you will also have experience of training and capacity building and the ability to work cross culturally. You will also possess excellent communication and research skills. Some exposure machine learning would be an advantage.

 If you have the skills we need and are excited about helping build a movement in defence of nature please visit our website via the link, complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up to date CV with cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this role and why you believe you are suited for the role.

Closing Date: 15/12/2019

At WWF-UK we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.

 Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We’re looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.

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