Green Jobs at Wetlands International South-Asia Office in Delhi

Wetlands International South-Asia is inviting applications from Environmental Experts for filling two positions in its Delhi Office. Wetlands International South-Asia was established in 1996 as part of Wetlands International Network to promote conservation and sustainable development of wetlands in South Asia region. Applications are now open for the following two positions.

Conservation Programme Manager

The Conservation Program Manager will be principal technical representative of Wetlands International South Asia and will be responsible for developing and implementing programmatic work of the organization in line with the regional and global strategy. The candidate should have keen intellect and significant experience in developing and executing successful strategies relevant to wetlands conservation and management. The Conservation Programme Manager shall report to the Director.

Qualification

+ Ph.D in life sciences, environmental sciences, natural resources management, aquatic ecology, hydrology, wetland economics and relevant fields.
+ Good record of publications.
+ Part of the current professional networks relevant to the position.

Experience

+ Not less than 15 years relevant to wetlands conservation and management or management of natural resources with practical experience of restoration techniques which are seen at grass root levels.
+ At least 8 years’ team leading experience, including objective setting, motivating, and managing performance.
+ Experience in designing, implementing, and directing complex or multiple projects of strategic importance, including supervising multidisciplinary professionals and coordinating the work of partners while meeting deadlines.
+ Experience in research and development through his technical knowledge acquired while working in lab for his doctoral work .
+ Experience of conceiving and implementing strategic and creative initiatives.
+ Ability to develop practical applications of scientific concepts and technical innovations for conservation and management of wetlands.
+ Ability to communicate clearly via written, spoken, and graphical means in English and other relevant languages including ability to translate complex issues into concise and clear messages.
+ Demonstrable track record of fund raising and partnerships.

Emoluments

Successful candidate will be placed in Scale 7 of the organization (Rs .85,000- 6,800- 1,37,500).

How to Apply

Click here to Download the application proforma. Complete application needs to be emailed by May 20, 2019 to recruitment@wi-sa.org. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to appear for an interview in person.


Technical Officer – High Altitude Wetlands

Coordinating implementation of technical programmes related to High Altitude Wetlands (HAW), and support realization of South Asia regional strategy. Key responsibilities include maintaining an overview of project implementation at various sites, guiding implementation, liaising with stakeholders, conducting capacity development programmes, and supporting fund raising.

Essential Qualifications

+ Masters in ecology / life sciences/ natural resources management or related disciplines.
+ At least 8 years of work experience in similar position, of which at least 4 years on management of technical programmes related HAW.
+ Understanding of wetlands management needs and challenges, particularly of HAW.
+ Experience of conducting assessments on wetlands, particularly HAW.
+ Understanding of climate change risk and vulnerability assessment frameworks.
+ Proven technical writing skills in English.
+ Should have enough competence to train local staff to support implementation of management plans for effective outcomes.

Desirable Qualifications

+ Doctorate on a topic related to wetlands management.
+ Experience of working on Himalayan wetlands in disciplines of ecology, limnology, hydrology, socioeconomic aspects and other related areas relevant for management planning and policy making for conservation and management of HAW.

Remuneration

+ Commensurate with qualifications and work experience of the candidate.

How to Apply

Click here to Download application proforma. Completed proforma needs to be emailed to recruitment@wi-sa.org. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to appear for an interview in person.

Last date for applying for both positions is 20 May 2019.

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