Natural Resources Management Specialist

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Natural Resources Management Specialist

Supporting Forests and Biodiversity Project

Winrock International is seeking qualified NRM Specialist to join the USAID-funded ‘Supporting Forests and Biodiversity Project’ (SFB) in Cambodia. The position is available immediately and based in Prey Lang Landscape and Eastern Plain Landscape.

Winrock International is a non-profit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources. 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.

The Supporting Forests and Biodiversity project’s goal is to improve conservation and governance of the Eastern Plains and Prey Lang landscapes to mitigate climate change and conserve biodiversity. Participation of communities in forest management decisions will be improved under the project and capacity-building of community members and officials of sub-national authorities will cut across project elements and activities.

Responsibilities and Tasks:
The NRM Specialist will be responsible for providing technical support to Community Forest communities supported under the Supporting Forests and Biodiversity Project. Specific tasks will include the following:
• Serve as a technical focal point of Winrock International for the SFB project regional office in the Prey Lang Landscape in communications with project partners, provincial/local authorities and development partners;
• Coordinate and implement SFB project activities in the Prey Lang Landscape with provincial officials, FA officials, Department of Environment officials, relevant local authorities and development partners;
• Ensure that the Gender Strategy, Action Plans and Checklist of SFB is implemented in his/her work as feasible
• Request for full Scope of Work at [email protected]

Candidates will meet the following requirements:

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource Management, Development, Economics, Agricultural Extension Technology, or a related field.
Experience: Five or more years of relevant experience in community development, or rural enterprise development.

APPLICATIONS: Applicants should send their CVs and cover letters to the SFB Project Office: Phnom Penh Center, Building F, Room 588, Sothearos Blvd, Phnom Penh, 023 220 714 or by email to [email protected] The closing date for submitting applications for the position is December 11, 2014.

Winrock International is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.