|Title||Organization||Location||Deadline||Description||External website link|
|Director of Membership||Global Impact Investing Network||NYC, US||03/16/2018||https://jobs.thegiin.org/job/2080/director-of-membership/|
|Program Officer||Liz Claiborne and Art Ortenberg Foundation||New York City, USA||03/18/2018||http://careers.conbio.org/job/307217/program-officer/?LinkSource=PremiumListing|
|Program Officer||Liz Claiborne and Art Ortenberg Foundation||New York City, USA||03/18/2018||http://careers.conbio.org/job/307217/program-officer/?LinkSource=PremiumListing|
|Global Science Research Fellow||WWF||Washington, DC||03/19/2018|
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a Global Science Research Fellow at our Washington, DC office (other locations may be considered). WWF's half-century of conservation success is rooted firmly in science; it informs and underpins everything we do. The scientific rigor we bring to our work is unmatched in the nonprofit conservation sector. Building on this legacy, WWF is recruiting a Global Science Research Fellow to help advance the organization's mission to build a future where people live in harmony with nature. The Global Science Research Fellow will help shape and implement an interdisciplinary research agenda and apply it to accelerate WWF's goals in Climate & Energy, Food, Forests, Freshwater, Oceans and Wildlife. The Global Science Research Fellow will support the Global Science Team and experts in finance, markets, policy and practice to advance a coordinated effort that will deliver science and technology for tangible conservation impacts. The Global Science Research Fellow reports directly to the WWF Chief Scientist.
|Project Leader-Coastal Solutions Fellowship Program||Lab of Ornithology||Ithaca, New York||03/20/2018|
The Lab of Ornithology is currently seeking a motivated, interdisciplinary science professional to lead the creation and launching of an exciting new program: the Coastal Solutions Fellowship Program. The Program Director will have the unique opportunity to play an early and influential role in the Coastal Solution Fellowship Program, which will have a lasting positive impact on coastal ecosystems in Latin America.
|Chief Executive||The Institute for Regional Conservation||Delray Beach, Florida, US||03/24/2018|
The Institute for Regional Conservation (IRC) seeks a Chief Executive (CE) to implement policies and programs and provide critical leadership to advance IRC’s mission and long-term vision. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the Board of Directors, staff members, volunteers and partners to design, implement and curate innovative science-based conservation programs in Florida, the Caribbean and beyond. Based at IRC's office in Delray Beach, FL, the CE will oversee a staff of 10-15 and an annual budget of more than $500,000 derived from agency contracts, grants and other fundraising. A passion for biodiversity conservation, familiarity with technical aspects of ecological restoration, and the ability to develop collaborative relationships with government agencies, conservation groups and academia are desirable characteristics for the successful applicant.
|Knobloch Professorship in Migration Ecology and Conservation||University of Wyoming||Laramie, Wyoming||03/25/2018||http://careers.conbio.org/job/307232/knobloch-professorship-in-migration-ecology-and-conservation/?LinkSource=PremiumListing|
|Ecosystem Services Officer||BirdLife International||Cambridge, UK||03/25/2018|
BirdLife International is looking for someone to lead and develop the science underpinning BirdLife’s work on ecosystem services, providing technical support for the BirdLife Partnership. The work on ecosystem services focuses on using ecosystem service assessments to improve conservation outcomes, primarily by applying the Toolkit for Ecosystem Service Site-based Assessments (TESSA). This person will support the implementation of ongoing BirdLife projects using TESSA and develop new initiatives that integrate ecosystem services and natural capital into BirdLife’s Programmes. Acting as the focal point for ecosystem services work across the BirdLife Secretariat, this role requires someone who can develop and maintain strong working relationships internally and externally, keep abreast of emerging best practice and scientific research and build the capacity of the Partnership in this work area.
Application: Applications should include a 1-page covering letter summarising the applicant’s suitability for the position, a detailed CV and contact details of two referees known to the applicant in a professional capacity. Applications should be sent by email, stating where the advert was seen, to: firstname.lastname@example.org
|AHP Programme Associate||ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB)||Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines||03/26/2018|
The ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) is an intergovernmental regional centre of excellence established through an agreement among the Governments of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2005. ACB facilitates cooperation and coordination among the members of ASEAN, and with relevant national governments, regional and international organizations, on the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the use of such biodiversity in the ASEAN region. Since its establishment, ACB has lived up to its mandate of strengthening national and regional capacity for biodiversity conservation.
|Front End Software Engineer / Web Developer||NatureServe||TBD||03/31/2018||https://natureserve.applicantpro.com/jobs/693315.html|
|Software Engineer - Java GIS Developer||NatureServe||TBD||03/31/2018||https://natureserve.applicantpro.com/jobs/693389.html|
|Software Project Manager||NatureServe||TBD||03/31/2018||https://natureserve.applicantpro.com/jobs/705727.html|
|Principal Specialist in Marine Conservation and Management||WCMC||Cambridge, UK||04/02/2018|
WCMC is looking for an experienced, qualified and proven leader to manage the Centre’s strategy on marine and coastal biodiversity. The current priorities for the Centre’s strategy to support the transition to a healthy ocean are focused on spatial data of biodiversity relevance, ecosystem service assessment, decision support tools and areas beyond national jurisdiction. Maintaining close and effective relationships with the Senior Management Team, you will participate in the Centre’s strategic planning and will lead the development of a portfolio of projects in line with this.
The role is global in remit and requires engagement with the international ocean science-policy-society community. The role is framed by the UNEP-WCMC Strategy and Business Plan which places the conservation and sustainable use of the ocean as an organisational priority. As Principal Specialist in Marine Conservation and Management, you will lead fundraising efforts and partnership building to support this priority.
|Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant||African Wildlife Foundation (AWF)||Harare, Zimbabwe||04/16/2018|
African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) supports the conservation and sustainable management of priority biodiversity landscapes through the support of protected area authorities and local communities. AWF is implementing a three-year project titled 'Partnership for improved anti-poaching and compatible land use in communal lands of the Lower Zambezi-Mana Pools Transboundary Conservation Area' and is seeking a high-performing and results-oriented Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant who will be responsible for the overall monitoring and evaluation of the program.
The objective of the project is to reduce illegal wildlife trade and habitat conversion in the landscape by establishing models for strengthened community engagement in sustainable natural resources management, anti-poaching efforts and integrated land use that ensures conservation and compatible land uses. The Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant will be responsible for managing data collection, analyzing, and reporting on key outputs, outcomes, and impact indicators. Additionally, s/he will ensure compatibility and coordination with the existing AWF Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) framework.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Develop the Performance Management Plan (PMP) in the Mana Pools-Lower Zambezi transboundary landscape, monitoring project activities according to the logical framework matrix in the project document, and ensuring that key datasets and information needed to monitor the project are compiled including but not limited to the following:
|Senior Environmental Specialist||UNDP||Mogadishu with possible travel to the regions, SOMALIA||04/19/2018|
The consultant will draft the National Environment Policy, National Environmental management bill and finalize National Climate Change Policy that is cognizant of the context and challenges in Somalia. The National Environment policy will include but not be limited to situation analysis, goal objectives and guiding principles, sustainable management and use of natural resources, environmental stewardship, environmental and health, environmental governance, Research, Education and M&E and implementation strategy.
|National expert to develop norms and standards of the indicators linked to biodiversity||UNDP||Tirana, ALBANIA||04/23/2018|
Analysis of literature review for the Identification of habitats/ species and compilation of national registry / catalogue.
|Protected Area Management Plans Review Consultant||UNDP||UNDP Barbados and the OECS - Grenada, BARBADOS||04/27/2018|
In association with the Project Coordinating Unit (PCU) and the Forestry and National Parks Department/Ministry of Tourism and the Fisheries Division, as appropriate, this consultancy will review and propose amendments to the five existing management plans (Moliniere/Beausejour Marine Protected Area, Sandy Island/Oyster Bay Marine Protected Area, Mt. Hartman National Park, Perseverance Protected Area and Grand Etang/Annandale Forest Reserve) to ensure keen and deliberate application of BD, SLM, SFM/REDD+, LD and CCA principles and practices, as appropriate.
|Biodiversity Conservation Specialist||Winrock International||Various, Africa-based||04/30/2018|
Contribute to program technical direction and activity implementation in consultation with the COP/PD;
Build on and identify successful practices in achieving biodiversity conservation and play an active role in policy, strategic thinking, and knowledge sharing to promote their use and institutionalization nationally;
Foster an enabling environment for civil society and government collaboration, including organizing and tracking meetings with key stakeholders;
Facilitate ongoing relationship building with relevant government agencies and other local stakeholders;
|Programme Management Assistant||UNEP||Bonn, Germany||05/16/2018|
Assist in the coordination of IPBES work programme
|Regional Director - Middle East and North Africa||International Development Research Centre||Amman, Jordan||05/20/2018|
IDRC’s new Regional Office in Amman will work in partnership with stakeholders in the region on programs related to advances in information and communication technologies, peacebuilding, urban agriculture, trade, health, and biodiversity. Working closely with researchers and research institutions, this new regional office will help identify solutions for local development challenges that can be incorporated into usable policies.
|Advisors, Ecosystem services valuation and incentives||FAO||Italy-Rome||05/20/2018|
Supporting the development, quality control and effective implementation of FAO’s programme and projects in the areas of land degradation assessment, land resources planning, sustainable land management practices, integrated landscape management, and incentives for the adoption of these best practices, including their relevance for rural livelihoods and ecosystem services (including awareness raising and communication).
|Executive Director||Arkansas Game and Fish Commission||Arkansas, US||05/31/2018|
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (“AGFC”) announces an open search for the prestigious position of Executive Director (“Director”). The Director is the Chief Executive Officer for the overall direction and daily operation of the AGFC in the implementation and regulation of Commission policies and directives. We seek a well-rounded individual with demonstrated skills in leading a complex organization, including management of infrastructure, daily operations, human resources, educational outreach, and political interactions with stake holders (the public, the state and the federal government).
Appointment to and service in the Director position is at the pleasure of the eight-member Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Director is authorized the use of an Agency-owned vehicle and various expense allowances; participates in the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System; and is eligible for state employee benefits of sick, annual, and holiday leave, as well as life and health insurance and other optional benefits. The AGFC Headquarters is in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Minimum qualifications for this position are a baccalaureate degree with significant experience in the management and operation of a public regulatory or conservation agency, or similar organization.
|Natural Resources Finance Executive in Residence||Duke University||Durham, NC, US||06/08/2018|
The Nicholas School of the Environment (NSOE) at Duke University seeks a practitioner with experience in natural resources finance for an Executive in Residence faculty position. The growth of investment in forestland, water rights, mitigation banks, and other natural resources since the 1980s has created demand for professionals who combine skills related to natural resource management with skills in financial analysis and investment management. It has also increased the value of natural resources professionals who are conversant in financial concepts, and the value of finance professionals who have a basic understanding of natural resources. Financial innovation related to natural resources has continued to evolve. Conservation is being transformed by a variety of financial mechanisms and approaches, including payments for ecosystem services, conservation easements, mitigation banks, and impact investing, which tap private capital to fund the provision of carbon sequestration, biodiversity conservation, watershed services, and other environmental public goods and services from private lands. Investments in forestland and other natural resources are increasingly global, generating both new opportunities and new challenges and creating a need for professionals who are able to operate successfully in international settings.
|Senior Associate of Environmental Finance||Quantified Ventures||Denver, Co or Washington, DC||06/30/2018|
As a key member of the Quantified Ventures team, the Senior Associate will play an instrumental role in contributing to the growth and development of all areas of the business including growth strategy, business development, product development, client service delivery, and transaction structuring, focusing in particular within our environmental sector. The role is highly entrepreneurial, with deep exposure to impact investing and strategic consulting through live deals and multi-stakeholder engagements.
|Temporary Roster for Administration - Professional profiles||Biodiversity International||TBD||07/26/2018|
Bioversity's Professionals ensure the delivery of specialist support service such as Finance, HR, Administrative Services, IT, Communications, that supports the Organization's core activities.
|Temporary Roster for Administration - Support profiles||Biodiversity International||TBD||07/26/2018|
The principal function of Biodiversity's Support staff is to undertake financial, administrative, technical or general support services within the Organization.
|Temporary Roster for Scientific profiles||Biodiversity International||TBD||07/26/2018|
Bioversity’s mode of operation is highly unusual in international research and development. Bioversity does not have its own research facilities but operates primarily as a catalyst and facilitator, contracting most of its research to partner institutions. This has a critical implication for the function and role of the Scientist staff group, whose mode of operation mirrors the Organization’s
|Beekeeping Specialist||SEED Madagascar||Fort Dauphin, Madagascar||07/31/2018|
Based in the coastal town of Fort Dauphin in the southeast of Madagascar, this post will provide specialist beekeeping knowledge to a combined Malagasy and International team, working in the second year of the three-year beekeeping project.
|Project Manager II - Land Protection||The Trust for Public Land (TPL)||NYC, US||07/31/2018|
Since 1972, The Trust for Public Land (TPL) has connected land and people by protecting and creating parks, trails, and public spaces that are important infrastructure and a first-order solution to the multi-faceted problems facing cities, towns, villages, and rural communities. In New York State since 1978, TPL has worked with 500 communities, protected over 125,000 acres of land, completed 194 playgrounds, protected over 100 community gardens, and brought nearly 5 million people within a 10-minute walk of a trail, garden, park or playground, giving all New Yorkers the opportunity to enjoy nature and get outdoors. TPL carries out its work through national programs and 24 field offices that offer four services: protection of land (PROTECT), planning and GIS analysis (PLAN), park and trail design and construction (CREATE), and public financing (FUND).
|Southeast Conservation Finance Director||The Trust for Public Land||Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina||07/31/2018|
The Southeast Conservation Finance Director collaborates with national Conservation Finance staff, the national Research team, and programmatic experts throughout the country to foster new sources of public funding for parks and land conservation at the state and local government level. The position is responsible for developing and conducting community outreach and technical assistance to foster new sources of government funding for parks and land conservation at the state and local government level through ballot measures and legislative action. The position’s primarily focus will be in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, although work may be conducted in other southeastern states. The Southeast Conservation Finance Director markets these services, develops proposals for services, designs public opinion research, negotiates contracts, makes presentations, and manages a team of internal and external experts in public finance research, public opinion surveys, campaigns, and legislative advocacy. The job requires coordination with field staff based in many different offices and collaboration with legal, finance, philanthropy, and marketing staff.
|Associate Director of Environmental Finance||Quantified Ventures||Washington, DC or Denver, Colorado||08/31/2018|
As a key member of the Quantified Ventures team, the Associate Director will play an instrumental role in contributing to the growth and development of all areas of the business including growth strategy, business development, product development, client service delivery, and transaction structuring, focusing on our environmental sector. The role is highly entrepreneurial, with deep exposure to impact investing and strategic consulting through live deals and multi-stakeholder engagements. The ideal candidate will bring a unique blend of environmental experience and experience working in or leading financial transactions, preferably in municipal or project finance context.