Deadline: 29 July 2020
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Programme Assistant in Washington D.C., United States.
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Key Jobs Responsibilities
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The Programme Assistant will perform the following functions:
- Assist in coordinating the work being done in in on-ground implementation of ecosystem-based adaptation such as in countries including Nepal, Peru, Uganda, Bhutan, Colombia, and Kenya.
- Assist in coordinating the work being done in strengthening evidence and informing policy for EbA.
- Assist in the operationalisation of the Global EbA Fund including grant administration, management, reporting etc.
- Assist in developing and generating knowledge through the formulation and application of Nature based Solutions and Ecosystem based Adaptation Standards and action learning exercises in select countries.
- Support coordination under partnerships including PEDRR, the Friends of EbA and the Global Mangrove Alliance, e.g. drafting communications, reviewing joint technical papers, and tracking deliverables.
- Support the preparatory work on technical/position papers on EbA.
- Assist in the EbA webpage maintenance, including uploading relevant material.
- Carry out any other relevant task as assigned by, and agreed with, the line manager.
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Applicants must have:
- 2-3 year’s relevant work experience in fields related to ecosystem management, environmental policy advocacy, climate change policy, international development, and/or environmental science.
- Relevant University Degree (preferably a graduate degree) in a subject relevant to natural resources management, geography, international development, conservation science, environmental policy, etc.
- Good organizational, administrative and reporting skills.
- Ability to work independently and on multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Proven ability to work harmoniously as part of a team in a multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
- Excellent written and spoken English required.
- Excellent editing skills will be highly desirable.
How to Apply
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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit IUCN.
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