4. Training and Learning
|• Graduate Degree in social science and management, law, anthropology, environmental management or comparable studies.
• Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of indigenous people’s matter and policies, rights-based approaches, gender mainstreaming, and inclusive conservation.
• At least 3 years of relevant regional experience in environmental and social safeguard systems, and risk management preferably with working experience in conservation projects, protected areas and wildlife law enforcement.
• Practical knowledge in conducting environmental and social impact assessments, undertaking environmental and social due diligence, and preparing and implementing environmental and social safeguard instruments.
• Experience in monitoring environmental and social management plans and other safeguard instruments, including reporting.
• Experience in designing training, facilitation, coaching, mentoring and capacity building.
• Demonstrated a high level of professionalism and ability to work independently to deliver under a tight deadline.
• Excellent interpersonal skills demonstrated ability to engage with local stakeholders and communities, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen, respect for colleagues and ability to work as part of a team.
• Fluency in written and spoken English is a must. Knowledge of local languages from the region, especially tiger range countries will be an added advantage.
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Ability to identify issues, analyse and participate in the resolution of issues/problems.
• Ability to conduct data collection using various methods.
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), database applications, spreadsheets, and graphics presentations.
• Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases.
• Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities.
• Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the “Apply” button.
Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The vacancy closes at midnight, Swiss time (GMT+1 / GMT+2 during Daylight Saving Time, DST). Please note that only selected applicants will be personally contacted for interviews.
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