Tag Archives: forestry

Senior Biodiversity Research, ICF (Washington, D.C.)

ICF International seeks a Senior Biodiversity Researcher. This position will serve as the senior biodiversity researcher on a team charged with ‘building the evidence base’ for the USAID-funded Measuring Impact project. Measuring Impact (MI) helps USAID’s Office of Forestry and Biodiversity in the Bureau of Economic Growth, Education, and the Environment advance its leadership in developing and implementing rigorous programs that improve conservation outcomes and human wellbeing by building the capacity of the Agency to design, monitor, and evaluate effective programs and by enhancing the evidence base that informs programming decisions. This five-year project is led by Environmental Incentives in partnership with Foundations of Success and ICF International. Learn more.

Program Manager, Experience Int’l (Everson, WA)

A challenging, rewarding, full-time salaried position is available with Experience International, a non-profit educational organization based in Everson, Washington. In addition to other programs, EI is designated by the US State Department as a J-1 Exchange Visitor-Trainee Program and brings qualified foreign nationals to the United States for up to 18 months of practical training & work-experience in the fields of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and natural resource management and conservation. Please email cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and references to Director at: ei@expint.org. Learn more.

Project Development Specialist, Food and Agriculture Organization

DEADLINE: December 18, 2013

As part of FAO’s expanding portfolio of forestry projects in the Pacific, we are seeking to hire a project development specialist to prepare two projects in Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands. Both projects will include a mix of sustainable forest and land management, forest conservation, community forest management, forest carbon monitoring and rural development. These multi-focal area projects will be supported with funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), so experience with GEF Project policies and procedures would be a definite advantage, as would knowledge and experience of forestry issues in the Pacific. Further details of the position can be found here. For more details on this, please contact Dr Adrian Whiteman adrian.whiteman@fao.org

Program Manager, Yale Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry (CT)

Program on Private Forests, 18 month Term Position, potential for extension if funding is available. In this new position, the program manager will primarily be responsible for “Tools for Engaging Landowners Effectively (TELE),” a program of the Global Institute. This program is being significantly expanded thanks to a grant from the USDA Forest Service.  Learn more.

Policy Officer, Forest Stewardship Council (Germany)

FSC is an independent, not-for-profit, non-governmental multi-stakeholder organization, established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests.  The Policy Officer (Controlled Wood) supports the coordination of the development, maintenance and consistent implementation of FSC Policies and Standards in the core area of Controlled Wood (CW) in line with the applicable FSC Policies, Standards and Procedures. Learn more.

Project Manager, EcoDev (Myanmar)

EcoDev is a leading Environmental NGO based in Myanmar since 1999, which has been implementing projects nationwide and engaging in policy dialogue. Currently Myanmar has one of the highest rates of deforestation in the world. Between 1990 and 2005, Burma lost an average of 466,000 hectares of forest per year – or 18% of its total forest area. For more information please refer to Vacancy announcement or email directly at tony.r.neil@gmail.com.

Project Manager/Senior Associate, World Resources Institute (Washington, D.C.)

The Governance of Forests Initiative (GFI) is a project housed in WRI’s Institutions and Governance Program (IGP). However, as a cross topic project (forests, governance, and climate) we work closely with our colleagues both in other projects in IGP and across the institute, including in the People and Ecosystems Program and in the Climate and Energy Program. Learn more/apply.

Key Account Officer, Forest Stewardship Council (Hong Kong)

DEADLINE: October 7, 2013

 

The FSC is also currently also seeking a Key Account Officer for the Asia Pacific region.
Location: Hong Kong, China. For further information, please download the job opening.

Communications Manager, Forest Stewardship Council (Bonn, Germany)

DEADLINE: October 28th, 2013

The FSC is currently seeking a Communications Manager. Location: Bonn, Germany. For further information, please download the job opening.

Carbon Project Manager – Face the Future (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Application period for this vacancy closes February 22, 2013.

Face the Future is founded in 1990 with the objective to mitigate reduce climate change by reforestation and forest conservation projects. She is one of the global pioneers in the area of forest carbon projects.

The Carbon Project Manager will be responsible for the carbon aspect of specific projects (mostly in developing countries). The Project Manager works acts as the primary contact for both the management as field staff of the project partners. The following activities will be assigned to the Carbon Project Manager:

  • Coordination (both on policy as planning level) of validation and verification of the projects
  • Additional development within existing projects (social activities, expansion, new validation standards, etc.)
  • Development of monitoring and baseline methodologies
  • Development of carbon models of the projects
  • Managing project budgets
  • Maintain contacts with NGO’s, governments, partners and other stakeholders
  • Providing consultancy services on all of the above items

The candidate meets the following profile:

  • Finalized education (tropical) forestry or similar education (at least M.Sc)
  • Multiple years of experience in international carbon or forestry projects
  • Knowledge and experience in carbon validation (CDM/voluntary) and monitoring of forest biomass
  • Experience in working on organizing and overseeing public stakeholder consultations at village/community level in developing countries
  • Fluency in written and spoken English with Spanish and/or French language skills

For additional information and to apply, please click here.