Careers at UNEP-WCMC

The Centre office building during a winter sunset

What is it like to work at UNEP-WCMC? 

Making the right decisions to save the planet is crucial. We work with businesses, governments, research bodies and more to put nature at the heart of decision-making. Working at the Centre, you feel that you are part of something fundamentally important, achieving transformative and systemic changes across all sectors to make a material difference to the world and its inhabitants.

Working at UNEP-WCMC is career inspiring, and it is an amazing institution to be a part of.  

Our staff 

Our staff have an unrivalled passion for biodiversity and are eager to share their vast knowledge to help others learn, succeed and flourish. 

Approximately 200 staff of around 40 nationalities work at UNEP-WCMC and thrive on the diversity of our organisation. We trust and look after each other while achieving great things. 

We pride ourselves in the exceptional people working at the Centre and are very lucky to attract and retain a range of talented individuals, from recent graduates through to global experts that have been with us for decades. It is important to us to provide staff with exciting opportunities for personal growth and development to help them make the most of their careers. 

Check our current vacancies.