|• • At least 3-5 years of previous work experience in implementing projects with the private sector, with biodiversity and/or sustainable development issues, business engagement;
• Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred; Academic training in natural resource management;
• At least 3 years of project management experience;
• Excellent spoken and written Portuguese; Spanish and English is essential;
• Ability to rapid research, analyze and integrate diverse information from varied sources; knowledge of research protocols and information access and management;
• Strong research and writing skills;
• Proven ability to synthetize and communicate complex information, including reports and meeting minutes;
• Ability to deal with very diverse audiences and publics from high-level management to community based teams;
• Ability to manage different opinions, be respectful of different points of view and have a team player spirit;
• Demonstrated capacity to work well under pressure and successfully manage multiple deadlines and competing demands (must be very organized);
• Relevant IT skills, in particular with online communication platforms for video conferencing and other collaboration;
• Ability to deal with sensitive information;
• Availability for some travel required in Brazil, in South America and perhaps internationally.
The person will be contracted according to the Brazilian law (CLT), and it will include medical and life insurance.
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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