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Forestry and Community Natural Resource Management (NRM) Specialist Asia-based 

About the Organization Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources.
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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Forestry and Community Natural Resource Management (NRM) Specialist - Asia-based

Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International is recruiting applicants for the Asia-based position of Forestry and Community Natural Resource Management (NRM) Specialist. The responsibilities, duties, and qualifications are described in the attached position description. Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.

GENERAL

Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources. Winrock matches innovative approaches in agriculture, natural resources management, clean energy, and leadership development with the unique needs of its partners. By linking local individuals and communities with new ideas and technology, Winrock is increasing long-term productivity, equity, and responsible resource management to benefit the poor and disadvantaged of the world.

SALARY & BENEFITS

The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.

APPLICATIONS

Applicants should go to www.winrock.org to the Jobs link and submit a current resume and cover letter referencing 'Forestry and Community NRM Specialist, Asia.'

Winrock thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are short listed will be contacted.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Position Title: Forestry and Community Natural Resource Management (NRM) Specialist

LOCATION: Various, Asia

Department: Forestry and Natural Resource Management Unit

Reports to: Chief of Party (COP)/Project Director (PD)

POSITION SUMMARY

Winrock is seeking Forestry and Community NRM candidates for anticipated upcoming environment-focused projects in Asia. Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute to project technical direction and activity implementation in areas agreed upon with the COP/PD;

  • Identify and build on successful practices in achieving improved natural resource management at the community level;

  • Facilitate relationship building with relevant government agencies and other local stakeholders;

  • Organize, track, and attend meetings with key stakeholders, and represent the project team at external meetings and conferences as needed;
  • Communicate and coordinate with project staff on technical questions related to natural resource management (NRM) and forestry, work planning and program implementation;

  • Provide management oversight to a range of project staff focused on NRM and forestry;

  • Develop presentations, demonstrations, and trainings as needed for project staff, partner organizations, professional bodies and other groups as relevant;

  • Work closely with local NGO partners, providing technical oversight;

  • Visit project areas regularly to assure progress towards activity objectives and goals;

  • Support and monitor the implementation of annual work plan and progress report preparation, monitoring all deliverables;

  • Research and keep updated on any relevant developments in the NRM and forestry sector, and provide related reports and technical inputs as necessary;
  • Support knowledge management and continued project learning across all collaborators;
  • Address and proactively identify problems and challenges, and adapt to evolving institutional, financial, and political realities on the ground;

  • Carry out other tasks as assigned by the COP/PD and Winrock.

QUALIFICATIONS

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Advanced Degree in Forestry, Natural Resource Management, Ecology, or related field.

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience working on NRM and forestry.
  • Strong understanding of political practices, legal frameworks, regulations, and procedures governing land use, as well as an appreciation for and initiatives to address current challenges.
  • Experience working with relevant Ministries and government officials.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong and effective relationships with multiple stakeholders.
  • Exceptional communication skills, including writing.

  • Fluency in written and oral English and local language is desirable.

 
 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, caste, tribe, age (40 or older), disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Winrock International recommends that you read the following notices provided by the United States Government before applying:

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