Program Officer

Job Description

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 under the Hariyo Ban Program. The Hariyo Ban Program is a USAID-funded five-year initiative implemented in Terai Arc Landscape and Chitwan-Annapurna Landscape, running from July 2016 to July 2021. Led by WWF Nepal and implemented by four consortium partners, the program addresses biodiversity threats and climate vulnerability with the goal of increased ecological and community resilience.

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.

PROGRAM OFFICER – INFRASTRUCTURE, HARIYO BAN PROGRAM (BASED IN KATHMANDU) Major Responsibilities: Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Party, the Program Officer-Infrastructure will work as a core member of the Hariyo Ban Program. S/he will be responsible for mainstreaming sustainable infrastructure development for reducing the impacts on biodiversity and climate change. The Program Officer will liaise with the government, donors and infrastructure developers to promote best practices in infrastructure development. In order to contribute towards Hariyo Ban Program’s learnings, the Program Officer will work closely with the monitoring and evaluation unit to document the progress and lessons learnt from the infrastructure work.

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Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering or related subject is required. Additional degree in environment/natural resources is a strong advantage. At least 5 years of experience working in infrastructure development, with intensive experience in Environmental Impact Assessment/Initial Environmental Examination is essential. Preference will be given to the candidate with knowledge and/or experience in forest or natural resource management and climate change adaptation.

How To Apply

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 17:00 hours on 22nd September 2016. 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.

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