The Conservation Collaboration Project Coordinator supports the North America Director of Indigenous Landscapes and Communities and the North America Director of Community and Equitable Conservation by assisting with priority projects and by supporting North America business units and divisions with the adoption of best practices for equitable and effective partnership. They support TNC staff’s strategic, scientific, and technical capacity to implement the conservation efforts of the programs. They help to disseminate best practices and provide training to best implement organizational measures of success and widely communicate solutions, innovative scientific methods, analyses, tools, and frameworks to address needs. They help to develop dotted line networks of conservation practitioners in the field through active collaboration. They work with their colleagues on the North America Regional team to ensure coordination across Conservation Collaboration programs, initiatives, and communications. They support the preparation of materials for regional audiences and may also advise TNC communications, marketing, and philanthropy staff. They may develop key topical expertise in issues that support cross-functional or cross-boundary strategy and project development and management.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
- Coordinates and helps to implement complex and diverse projects and tasks for the North America Indigenous Landscapes and Communities program and the Community and Equitable Conservation program and associated networks by setting realistic deadlines, managing timelines, and ensuring accountability.
- Works across the Conservation Collaboration team and the region as one of the connecting agents between several matrixed internal teams, departments, and field programs to support and encourage mutual learning and network building among conservation practitioners.
- Informs strategic decisions based on analysis, experience, and context.
- Reviews and replies to requests for information from field and global colleagues.
- Has significant latitude to deal directly with field management personnel and organizational leadership.
- Identifies appropriate professional development opportunities to further develop the competencies and skills necessary to be fully proficient in current position and/or to prepare for future assignments.
- May involve domestic and international travel of 25% or more, and to work occasional weekends and evenings