Candidates are invited to apply for the position of Partnerships and Grants Management Officer in the Washington DC office of IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature.
Based in the U.S. national capital, the primary role of the IUCN Washington D.C. Office is to engage with the U.S. Government and leading policy and financial institutions to foster dialogue and action on nature-based solutions to some of humanity's greatest challenges. We achieve this by promoting and sharing IUCN's science-based knowledge products among policymakers and the private sector, convening Member organisations to provide input on partner policies and standards, and working alongside government agencies to develop conservation and sustainable development programmes around the globe.
The Partnerships and Grants Management Officer will support IUCN and IUCN-US with the coordination of donor reporting and quality control, communications, and partnership development in the U.S. This position will require professional interaction with a wide variety of conservation and development professionals in many different organizations. It will include assisting with the screening of project proposals submitted to US funders, as well as ensuring timely delivery of quality reports to funders, including private foundations, individuals, corporations and U.S. Government agencies.
Vacancy closing date: January 10, 2017
Expected start date: February 1, 2017
Contract term: 12 months, full-time
Gross salary: $60,000 per year, plus healthcare and retirement benefits
Please apply online through the IUCN HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the "Apply" button.