|Title||Organization||Location||Deadline||Description||External website link|
|Project Manager - South East Asia Forest Policy||Birdlife International||Kuala Lumper, Malaysia||11/19/2017|
The Project Manager will work with BirdLife Partners to coordinate the delivery of a five year €5 million initiative, funded by the European Commission (EC), aimed at building the capacity of civil society organisations in South East Asia to participate effectively in forest monitoring, management, planning and policy processes. The focal countries of the project are Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Papua New Guinea. The Project Manager will play the lead role in ensuring the activities are delivered in line with the project scope, timeframe, funder rules and budget. In addition to overall project management duties, this role will also involve capacity building for the partners in this project to engage in forest governance. This will include training support on forest policy, management, conservation planning and land use planning.
|Global Conservation Policy Coordinator||Birdlife International||Cambridge, UK||11/19/2017|
The candidate will support the implementation of the BirdLife International Global Strategy by: coordinating engagement by the BirdLife Secretariat and BirdLife Partnership in the biodiversity-related conventions, in particular the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD); leading the BirdLife Partnership’s engagement with the CBD, including conducting policy analyses, developing policy positions, representing the partnership and, as appropriate, providing strategic support for national level implementation; working with the Head of Policy, Global Policy Division and Programme Coordinators, contributing to the development, implementation and evaluation of policy advocacy strategies to influence priorities, policies and legislation for the benefit of bird and biodiversity conservation; working with Partners, regional secretariat and communications staff, raising awareness of, widening the engagement in and developing capacity for policy and advocacy initiatives.
|Project Officer - South East Asia Forest Policy||Birdlife International||Cambridge, UK||11/19/2017|
The Project Officer will be responsible for monitoring and reviewing the project’s €5 million budget and spending to ensure it complies with the rules of the European Commission and to help ensure the successful implementation of the project. In addition, the officer will support the project manager in their duties including monitoring project activities and risks and coordinating project management groups and meetings. They will also help lead the project reporting and evaluation.
|Business Development and Sourcing Manager Latin America||First Climate Markets AG||Latin America||12/31/2017|
The Business development and Sourcing Manager will be responsible for:
|Kleinhans Fellowship For Community Forestry Research||Rainforest Alliance||Latin America||02/28/2018|
The Rainforest Alliance has a long history of working with forest communities that have established their own locally managed enterprises, providing them with training and technical assistance on sustainable forestry practices, value-added processing, business administration, market access and more. Recognizing that sound scientific inquiry can help to guide technical assistance for local development, our Kleinhans Fellowship supports research that seeks solutions to the challenges faced by the community forestry model.
The fellowship provides funds for research that is oriented toward solving real-world problems as defined by CFEs. Moreover, the planning, implementation and dissemination of research results will be carried out in participatory manner to ensure that it has practical value for communities and helps to inform their action plans.
The Kleinhans Fellowship provides a two-year stipend of 20,000 USD per year to support research that addresses one of the following topics:
The Rainforest Alliance is most interested in research that could potentially be applied to the ongoing work of our TREES program which trains communities and small- and medium-sized enterprises to harvest and manufacture forest and non-timber forest products in a sustainable manner, and market these goods to responsible businesses and consumers around the world. Toward that end, the geographic scope of the Kleinhans Fellowship is restricted to Latin America, with a preference for the following locations: