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11 de enero de 2020

Varias ofertas trabajando en conservación para la IUCN

The IUCN Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECARO) promotes IUCN’s mission and implements the IUCN Programme with the aim of long-term protection of biodiversity and sustainable use of natural resources in South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe, Southern Caucasus, North and Central Asia. It is part of the IUCN Statutory Region East Europe, North and Central Asia.

Job Description

Support the development and implementation of the IUCN’s Programme in Eastern Europe, North and Central Asia with specific emphasis on the Valuing and Conserving Nature Programme Area
Contribute to the IUCN ECARO Valuing and Conserving Nature Programme project portfolio through development, implementation and monitoring of projects
Assist in identification of programme priorities and project development opportunities
Actively build and maintain relationship with IUCN constituents, donors, partners and expert networks in identifying fund raising and project development opportunities

Coordinate and manage projects under the IUCN ECARO Valuing and Conserving Nature Programme Area, with a particular focus on protected and conserved areas governance and management
Ensure high quality project planning and reporting, including preparing and monitoring work plans, budgets, and technical reports
Prepare partnership and service contracts under projects while ensuring that all donor-related and IUCN administrative requirements and protocols are observed
Oversee timely and quality delivery of projects outputs and outcomes and ensure the long-term impact of project activities
Assist in developing project proposals and identifying funding opportunities relative to protected and conserved areas in Eastern Europe, North and Central Asia
Collaborate with relevant staff on project-related communications including writing, editing and helping with web stories, fact sheets, publications and other knowledge and communications material
Represent IUCN ECARO at events and meetings relevant for the programme area and project portfolio
Support IUCN ECARO day-to-day operations, including logistical services and organization of meetings and events
Carry out other relevant tasks on request and agreement with the line manager


The gross annual salary for this position is 28.800 EUR subject to deductions for social security contributions and health insurance, and before tax.

BSc degree (or higher) in environmental sciences
At least 5 years of experience in a relevant position
Experience in the development and management of all phases of the project management cycle
Good knowledge of IUCN global standards on protected and conserved areas
Good knowledge of global and regional nature conservation policy, with specific emphasis on protected areas
Proven leadership skills, ability to work under pressure and within multi-national environment and different cultures
Experience in managing institutional relationships and support to multi-stakeholder initiatives
Excellent command of written and spoken English. Knowledge of other languages spoken in the region is an asset
Ability to cope with varied workload and flexible working hours
Willingness to travel within the region, sometimes at short notice
Full computer literacy


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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