Project Officer – Species (Bettiah Field Office, Bihar)

From 2 to 3 year(s) of experience
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Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

WWF-India is inviting applications from individuals for the position of Project Officer – Species position to be a part of the Bettiah Field Office, Bihar for its Wildlife and Habitat division.


Project officer-Species will be part of the Terai Arc Landscape team of WWF India and a key member of the team based out of Bettiah, West Champaran District, Bihar charged with implementation of conservation activities in and around the Valmiki Tiger Reserve which together with Chitwan National Park and Parsa Wildlife Sanctuary in Nepal forms an important trans-boundary tiger conservation unit.


The selected candidate is expected to provide support for and implement measures aimed at recovery of populations of tiger, co-predator and prey and conservation of their habitat, assist in habitat management initiatives and liaison with key stakeholder groups for effective implementation of planned activities.


Location: Bettiah Field Office (Bihar)


Job Profile:


Programme Development

  1. Contribute and provide inputs in developing work plans & budget for implementation of conservation measures in and around Valmiki Tiger Reserve and other part of Terai Arc Landscape as and when required.

Programme Implementation

  1. Implement on-ground conservation measures to support recovery of tiger, co-predator and prey populations in Valmiki Tiger Reserve.
  2. Support and involve in habitat recovery and management initiatives for the Valmiki Tiger Reserve
  3. Understanding and implement measures to address human wildlife conflict

Networking and advocacy

  • 1. Coordinate with forest department, other Govt Departments, local communities and stakeholders for effective implementation of project activities related to species conservation, habitat management and conflict mitigation.
  • Masters in Wildlife Science/ Life Sciences/ Zoology/ Botany/ Forestry/ Environmental Science/Forest Management.
  • Two years of experience in working in wildlife/ conservation related issues.
  • Experience in wildlife monitoring (camera trapping, direct count), knowledge of analytical methods/software used to monitor terrestrial mammals is essential.
  • Good oral and written knowledge of English and Hindi are imperative
Reporting

  1. Assist Project Leader with technical reporting (including data analysis, scientific reports/ papers) and project reporting.

Qualifications and competencies required:

  • Masters in Wildlife Science/ Life Sciences/ Zoology/ Botany/ Forestry/ Environmental Science/Forest Management.
  • Two years of experience in working in wildlife/ conservation related issues.
  • Experience in wildlife monitoring (camera trapping, direct count), knowledge of analytical methods/software used to monitor terrestrial mammals is essential.
  • Good oral and written knowledge of English and Hindi are imperative

Please note, that the 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.


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.




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Employment Type:Full Time, Permanent

Education

PG:MS/M.Sc(Science) in Biology, Botany, Zoology, Environmental science,M.A in Any Specialization

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World Wide Fund

WWF-India is one of the largest organizations, engaged in wildlife and nature conservation since the past 50 years.
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