Saturday, October 12, 2013

Programme Coordinator – TRAFFIC India - WWF

JOB DESCRIPTION

Programme Coordinator – TRAFFIC India,

World Wide Fund for Nature – India


WWF-India, one of the largest conservation organisations, engaged in wildlife and nature conservation in the country, invites applications from candidates with an inherent sensitivity towards the conservation of nature, for the position of Programme Coordinator – TRAFFIC India. TRAFFIC is a joint conservation programme of WWF, and IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature). TRAFFIC India’s goal is to ensure that trade in wild animals and plants is not a threat to the conservation of nature, and it is working closely with the National and the State Governments and various agencies to help study monitor and influence action to curb illegal wildlife trade.

This is a senior role in which the incumbent will primarily be responsible for developing the projects, capacity building and research initiatives of TRAFFIC India with respect to designing, coordinating and implementing various programmes, and also supervising the various research proposals being undertaken.   

Location: New Delhi

The Job Profile:
  • Develop a Programme Calendar in consultation with various user agencies and in consonance with the overall programme objectives of TRAFFIC India.
  • Design and develop course modules as per assessed requirements of various user agencies and coordinate with them as well as with departments and NGOs/NGIs for conducting such programmes.
  • Maintain implementation schedules and obtain necessary technical and communication clearance from TRAFFIC International for the final reports of such projects.
  • Undertake project technical reporting as mandated by the donors for delivery of the programmes.
  • Support the Head -TRAFFIC in preparing technical and financial progress reports on project(s) for donors and other agencies.
  • Work closely with Communications Officer for all project publications and related communication material.
Qualifications, Experience and competencies required:
  • A Masters degree in Environmental Sciences/ Social Sciences/Development Studies/related disciplines.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years experience in programme development with focus on conservation of wildlife and nature, with at least two years in a senior role.
  • Knowledge and understanding of current issues in wildlife conservation, especially on illegal wildlife trade is desirable. 
  • Excellent skills in project coordination, grant/budget management and technical reporting.
  • Ability to multi-task and to work in a team-oriented, multi-cultural environment.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and writing skills, particularly in English.

Apply Via Email to:

Last Date for sending applications: 21st October 2013

Submission Details:
Please submit an up-to-date CV (mentioning your full name in the resume attachment), giving details regarding compensation received in the present assignment, expected salary, and three references.
In order to ensure that your application is sorted correctly, Please mention “Programme Coordinator – TRAFFIC India”, in the subject line. The vacancy is open to Indian Nationals only. Applications of only the short listed candidates will be acknowledged.

WWF-India is an equal opportunities employer. Applications from qualified women are encouraged.

Remuneration will be competitive with Indian NGO pay scales and will depend upon candidate’s experience levels and the overall WWF-India salary structure. WWF-India does not provide housing, telephone or vehicle facilities.

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