This position is remote-eligible and only for consideration for the WRI Rwanda or WRI Kenya offices. Existing work authorization is required at the time of application submission. WRI is unable to sponsor any visa work sponsorship for this position.
About the Program:
WRI’s Global Restoration Initiative is accelerating restoration progress as the Secretariat and catalyst for key regional initiatives such as the African Forestry Restoration Initiative (AFR100, 32 countries committed to restore 120+ million hectares by 2030) and Initiative 20 x 20 (18 countries in Latin America committed to restore 50+ million hectares by 2030). The Global Restoration Initiative operates through three pillars:
TerraFund partners have established a monitoring, reporting, and verification method that uses a mix of independent drones, field surveys, and satellite analysis as well as geotagged photos and reporting through TerraMatch, a SaaS (software as a service) MRV platform. You will play the most critical role. You will assess and vet site and project boundary shapefiles from 100 non-profit and businesses to ensure that all analysis is done with accurate information from the project.
You will complete a quality assessment of site shapefiles and manage the log of shapefile status of our 100 TerraFund champions.
You will be supported by the Restoration Inform team, which comprises of GIS/remote sensing specialists and data scientists, TerraMatch product team, and TerraFund project managers.
What you will do:
Shapefile Quality Assessment (100% time)
What you will need:
How to Apply:
Please submit a resume with cover letter by the date of November 30, 2022. You must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered.
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