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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Program Officer Wanted in WWF Nepal

WWF Nepal, the global conservation organization leading international efforts for a living planet, seeks applications from qualified Nepali candidates for the following full-time position. If you think you are an achiever and willing to work within a diverse team in a multicultural environment with commitment and passion for what you believe in, you are highly encouraged to apply.

Job Position: Program Officer - Innovation and Infrastructure, Hariyo Ban Program 
Job Location: Based in Kathmandu

Application Deadline:  9th July 2014

Major Responsibilities: The overall goal of the Hariyo Ban Program (HBP) is to reduce the adverse impacts of climate change and threats to biodiversity in Nepal. The program works in the areas of biodiversity conservation, climate change adaptation, and payments for ecosystem services, particularly REDD+. Under the supervision of the Chief of Party (COP), HBP, the Program Officer-Innovation and Infrastructure is a member of the Hariyo Ban core team, managing HBP's Windows of Opportunity funding program, and the program's work on reducing the adverse impacts of infrastructure development. S/he will provide inputs to HBP's annual work plans for infrastructure, and prepare grants and contracts in support of infrastructure work.The position requires frequent field travel.

Qualifications: Master's degree in Natural Resource Management, Environmental Science, Development or a related field is required. At least 3 years of experience working in biodiversity conservation, forest or natural resource management, community-based conservation, pro-conservation infrastructure development, climate change adaptation or a similar field is essential. Experience in environmental impact assessment is essential. Experience in grant making is preferred, especially with USAID funding together with experience in gender and social inclusion programming.

Interested applicants are requested to download the application form on the below mentioned website and send the same with an application letter to the email  address below by 17:oo hours on 9th July 2014. 

Please mention the position you are applying for as the subject. Emails without an application letter and completed application form will not be entertained. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be informed. Detailed TOR for the above mentioned position can be downloaded from our website. 
WWF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please join us in our mission to save life on Earth. 

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