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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 II is a USAID-funded five-year initiative implemented in Terai Arc Landscape and Chitwan-Annapurna Landscape, running from 2016 to 2021. Led by WWF Nepal and implemented by four consortium partners, the program aims to reduce adverse impacts of climate change and threats to biodiversity 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.

TECHNICAL ADVISOR, BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION – HARIYO BAN PROGRAM (Based in Kathmandu) Major Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Chief of Party, Hariyo Ban Program, the Technical Advisor for Biodiversity Conservation will be responsible for overall leadership and coordination of the component of biodiversity conservation. S/he shall provide technical and scientific inputs, back-stopping, and supervise monitoring of all activities under the component. S/he will be responsible for exploring programs aimed at reducing biodiversity threats including the context of climate change impacts.

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Qualifications: An advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in relevant discipline such as wildlife conservation, ecology or NRM is required. The incumbent should have at least ten years of working experience in research, management and monitoring in biodiversity conservation. S/he should possess sound knowledge of development approaches in Nepal and have leadership, coordination, management and advisory skills. S/he should have a demonstrated ability to enter into complex policy, program and funding partnerships with a range of stakeholders and work in multi-disciplinary teams.

Job Description

Interested applicants are requested to download the application form on the below mentioned website and send the same along with a cover letter to the email address below by 17:00 hours on 19th November 2017. Please mention the position you are applying for as the subject. Emails without a cover 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.
Website: Email: WWF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please join us in our mission to save life on Earth.

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