Senior Project Officer – One Health

From 3 to 5 year(s) of experience
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Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

WWF India’s Wildlife & Habitats programme has been developing strategies to implement the One Health approach at select sites within its conservation landscapes. It is also part of the larger Landscape One Health approach of WWF network. One Health is promoted as a holistic approach for research and as a tool to prevent future pandemics. For nature conservation, One Health is of particular interest, as the approach includes environmental health and animal health including that of wildlife and livestock as two of its three pillars along with human health.

The Project Officer will work as part of a broader project team and will be responsible for background research, assisting in implementation, knowledge management, and further project development.

Location: New Delhi

Job Profile:

  • Conduct extensive research on One Health including its three pillars of ecosystem health, animal health and human health.
  • Develop a central repository on One Health for WWF India and the wider network.
  • Assist in implementation of One Health approaches in the landscapes.
  • Analyse data from the landscapes to create a framework for strengthening surveillance systems for detection of zoonoses.
  • Help develop new partnerships across multiple sectors relevant for One Health.
  • Work with the field teams and core team members for documentation and report writing.
  • Building health smart protocols and indicators into landscape management.

Qualifications and competencies required:

  • Masters’ degree (or equivalent) in Public Health, Animal Health, Veterinary Science, or other related disciplines.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency in written English needed
  • Any experience in the One Health approach or in Public Health/ Animal Health is desirable.
  • Demonstrated collaboration skills across all levels in the organization and across different stakeholders.
  • Strong relationship building and relationship management skills with partner organizations.
  • Commitment to working effectively with and across diverse communities in the field along with landscape teams.

Last Date for sending applications: 3rd April, 2022

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.


Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:NGO / Social Services / Industry Associations

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Employment Type:Full Time, Permanent


PG:MS/M.Sc(Science) in Veterinary Science

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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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