Contrato de técnico ayudando a evaluar el impacto de la conservación en comunidades locales ~

18 de febrero de 2022

Contrato de técnico ayudando a evaluar el impacto de la conservación en comunidades locales

Oferta compartida por Cristina

Technical Specialist, Social Safeguards – Social Equity, Agriculture and Enterprise

Salary: Circa £35,000

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge, with international travel as required. (Some remote working within the UK will be considered)

FFI is seeking qualified candidates to build the capacity of its project staff and partners to identify, avoid, manage and/or mitigate negative social impacts on communities and other relevant local stakeholders as a result of our conservation work.

You will have proven technical skills and experience in the development, management, implementation and M&E of social safeguard systems. A team player also able to work on your own initiative, you will have strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to liaise across teams and cultures. You will enjoy applying your critical thinking to complex issues and explaining these in plain and accessible language. In addition to fluency in written and spoken English, Spanish language skills are particularly desirable.

You will have excellent facilitation, training and coaching skills, ideally with experience in developing and applying blended learning materials and methods. The ability to plan, organise and prioritise workloads to meet deadlines will be a key attribute.

You should hold a relevant degree or equivalent qualification or experience in international conservation, natural resource management or similar field. You will have knowledge of the social aspects of Environmental and Social Management Systems (ESMS), international human rights standards and rights-based approaches as they apply to conservation.

You should be passionate about supporting others to develop their knowledge and skills while being open to learning and able to quickly pick up new skills. Ideally, you will have experience of working in a cross-cultural environment and experience in applying your skills to a conservation, rural livelihoods or natural resource management context in less developed countries.

You will be joining a small team with global responsibilities at an exciting time as we seek to improve our ability to design, implement, monitor and evaluate initiatives that have positive impacts on biodiversity while at the same time respecting the rights of local communities and contributing to human well-being and social equity.

Our offices are located in The David Attenborough Building in central Cambridge, just a few minutes’ walk from glorious historic buildings and museums, the picturesque River Cam, the central market and shopping centre, and a host of cafés and restaurants.

Please view the following document for further details of the position and how to apply

The closing date for applications is Monday, 28 February 2022.

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