Senior Project Officer – Communities (Balaghat)

From 5 to 7 year(s) of experience
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Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

WWF India is one of the largest conservation organizations, engaged in wildlife and nature conservation in the country. We are looking for a committed and self-motivated individual as a Senior Project Officer to be a part of the Wildlife and Habitats Division for its work in Central India Landscape.

Location: Balaghat (MP)

Job Profile:

  • Work with local communities involved in community-based biodiversity conservation through Central India to enhance incomes and improve livelihood opportunities and provide leadership for the rollout and effective implementation of the Community based conservation model in the project.
  • Design and implement demand-driven Village Conservation and Development Plans (VCDPs) using Participatory approaches.
  • Feasibility of the proposed community-based conservation and additional livelihood interventions for the local community.
  • Prepare the Business Development Plan (BDP) for Community Institution members.
  • Develop studies and mitigation measures to prevent or reduce human-wildlife conflict in terms of crop-raiding.
  • Work closely with all team members to design and undertake studies/ analysis/ documentation towards analysing the impact (especially in quantitative terms) of WWF India’s work in CIL mainly with communities.
  • Coordinate with all stakeholders.
  • Collate data, analyse and compile reports for publication or communication.
  • Contributes and supports to the development of project’s work plan, implementation plan & budget with insights from the field.

Qualifications, Experience and competencies required:

  • M.A. or M.Sc. in Social Science or related subject from a reputed University in India or abroad
  • At least 5 years of experience in conservation focused on community projects and initiatives.
  • Experience on social issues in a conservation landscape.
Last Date for sending applications: 25th July, 2021

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.

In order to ensure that your application is sorted correctly, please mention “Senior Project Officer-Communities”, in the subject line. The vacancy is open to Indian Nationals only. Applications of only the short listed candidates will be acknowledged.


Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:NGO / Social Services / Industry Associations

Functional AreaOther

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Employment Type:Full Time, Temporary/Contractual


PG:MS/M.Sc(Science) in 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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