Tigers Alive is an international WWF program working to ensure thriving, viable wild tiger populations in priority landscapes, to establish tiger conservation as a political priority and eliminate the trade in tiger parts and products.
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Organization: The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is the largest world nature conservation organization. The association is structured in national offices and "Program offices" aimed at the realization of specific conservation projects that are often transnational. The Tigers Alive is one of them: this initiative of WWF was established to support the global goal of doubling the number of wild tigers by 2022.
Duty Station: Tiger Range country
Open To: Post graduate degree in a field relevant to the position (biological sciences, conservation, economics, development, etc.) combined with professional experience in the field of biological/nature conservation
Timeframe: 2 years
Deadline: Not specified
Job description: As a Tigers Alive technical lead, this position contributes to Phase 3 of the Tigers Alive Strategic Plan 2017 – 2020, and specifically the functions under Outcome 1: Securing Connected Landscapes, and Outcome 3: Putting People at the center of tiger conservation. The role is specifically responsible for leading and delivery of People Centered Tiger Conservation. The position utilizes leadership without direct authority and develops a network of high potential contributors to achieve both Workstreams. The work profile comprehends different duties and tasks. For a complete list, please visit this link.
- Extensive experience working in international nature conservation, development or community development fields
- Specialized skill, knowledge and experience in the areas of conservation theory/practice, conservation landscapes, and the integration of conservation and development, economic and social sustainability mechanisms.
- Proven experience developing and coordinating conservation programs and projects, including those delivered through multiple partners, across different disciplines and cultural backgrounds.
- Demonstrated evidence of being informed and up to date with current best practice and recent developments in matters pertaining communities and conservation.
- Experience working at the village and remote rural community level
- Demonstrated ability to innovate and adapt new ideas to existing work
- Excellent written and verbal English skills with the proven ability in translating technical and academic information so as to be understood by non-technical audiences.
- Cross-cultural skills and a track record of working in diverse geographies.
- Proven diplomacy skills, including interpersonal and communication skills, and the demonstrated ability to work in a team as well as independently
- Demonstrated positive and engaging personal style
Wage/Fees: Not specified
Early application is encouraged as the office will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
Useful links: Job offer webpage
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