Restoration Partnerships Manager

Conservation International (CI)

Arlington, VA, USA 🇺🇸

As a core component of its Climate Strategy, Conservation International has set ambitious targets for scaling restoration globally as a climate solution. The Restoration Partnerships Manager works with the Global Restoration Lead to build the networks and partnerships that will allow CI to amplify a range of approaches to achieve these targets. These include managing multi-country restoration programs, supporting portfolio expansion via project identification and development, building restoration partnerships, and building and managing global frameworks and planning processes to align and communicate within the restoration movement worldwide.

The Restoration Partnerships Manager strengthens key partnerships to implement CI’s global strategy for restoration through facilitating CI’s leadership in key global networks, initiatives, and institutions, such as those supported through the Global Environment Facility (GEF), Green Climate Fund (GCF), and U . N . Decade for Ecosystem Restoration. They drive engagements to deliver action and impact and work with Conservation International’s partners to develop global strategy and translate that into impact on the ground, as well as bringing CI’s experience in direct restoration work around the world to the fore in informing global restoration frameworks and initiatives. The successful candidate may also lead and support other projects involving Conservation International’s mission and fill other roles as needed for the team’s success.

To be successful, the Restoration Partnerships Manager needs extensive knowledge and experience in ecosystem restoration partnerships and initiative management, as well as demonstrated experience working productively with external partners in the private sector, government, civil society, and international institutions like the GEF and GCF. They must have an interest in working with multiple collaborators simultaneously to successfully fulfill CI’s strategy for implementing restoration at scale through coordination worldwide.

The Restoration Partnerships Manager works closely with Center for Natural Climate Solutions colleagues, with other key thought leaders across CI global centers, regional divisions, and country programs, and with Conservation International partners worldwide. They report directly to the Global Restoration Lead in the Center for Natural Climate Solutions.


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IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development