Job Advertisement: Senior Programme Officer
IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. IUCN works on biodiversity, climate change, energy, human livelihoods and greening the world economy by supporting scientific research, managing field projects all over the world, and bringing governments, NGOs, the UN and companies together to develop policy, laws and best practice. IUCN is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental organization, with more than 1,200 government and NGO members and almost 11,000 volunteer experts in some 160 countries. IUCN’s work is supported by over 1,000 staff in 45 offices and hundreds of partners in public, NGO and private sectors around the world.
IUCN ESARO engages directly in biodiversity conservation in the region through its innovative thematic programme, Conservation Areas and Species Diversity (CASD). The CASD programme was established in late 2010 and draws on science and best practice to enhance the conservation and management of biodiversity and ecosystem functions. It engages in enhancing management effectiveness of conservation areas – ranging from Community Managed Areas to World Heritage sites and national parks. The programme works at multiple levels – influencing policy and other institutional frameworks as well as carrying out direct field actions. IUCN is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from qualified women and men for the following vacancy.
Position: Senior Programme Officer
Reporting to: IUCN ESARO Technical Coordinator, Conservation Areas & Species Diversity with functional reporting lines to the IUCN Pan African Protected Areas Programme Coordinator
Duty station: IUCN Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office, Nairobi, Kenya
Start date: Immediate
Duration: Two years, possibility of renewal
Responsibilities and required competencies:-
These are available at: http://www.iucn.org/involved/jobs/
Applicants are asked to submit their CV in English and a supporting letter of motivation along with the names and contact details of three referees, one of whom should be a recent employer by e-mail before 6th July, 2012 to: IUCN Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office Email: email@example.com
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