Local recruitment: Natural Resource Management Expert/ Project Coordinator

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Quetta, Pakistan 🇵🇰

Vacancy #:  6305
Unit:  Pakistan Programme Coordination Unit
Organisation:  International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Location:  Pakistan Programme Office, Karachi, Pakistan
Reporting to:  Manager Karachi Programme Office & PSE
Work percentage:  100%
Grade:  P2
Expected start date:  01 March 2023
Type of contract:  Fixed-term (10 months with possibility of renewal)
Closing date:  19 February 2023


IUCN is implementing a project titled: Restoring Rangelands for Rural Resilience and Development for participatory rangeland rehabilitation and improvement interventions in the targeted Nari and Porali River Basin viz: upper catchment area of Harnai, Ziarat, Loralai, Kachi and Sibi and Nari Basin and Khuzdar/Wadh, Lasbela/Uthal in Porali Basin. This is a local recruitment. Only Pakistani nationals or individuals with residence status for Pakistan are eligible to apply.

The position is going to be based in Quetta Office, Balochistan.


The primary role of this position is to carry out all Rangeland Project related officer and field activities in Quetta Office. The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating with all relevant stakeholders including relevant government line departments, experts, technical project teams, donors and communities in the field, along with timely reporting of all activities and coordinating with Project Manager of Rangeland at IUCN.

• Conducting meeting with Donor and other stakeholders for working relation and implementation of the project
• Participate and supervise the community development activities of both projects of rangeland management and mangroves plantation
• Supporting Project coordinator in effective implementation of project
• Facilitate the consultants and to ensure the accomplishments of their targets planned in both projects and maintaining the data and record
• Record keeping and data processing
• Linkages development with donor for paving the way for smooth implementation of the project
• Coordinate with focal person of BIWRMDP for project and ensuring the smooth implementation of both projects
• Develop the monthly progress report to achieve the targets of the projects in time
• Supervising the GIS based monitoring of the project
• Ensure the successful implementation of the training component of the project
• Prepare the capacity building and training plan for both projects of Rangelands management and Mangroves Plantation
• Conduct Training need assessment of the staff and communities for conducting training and implementation of capacity building plans
• Conduct training of the concerned staff and local communities
• Training the social organizers
• Ensure the evaluation of all capacity building events
• Develop the training completion reports
• Facilitate the project coordinator in progress reporting


• Bachelor or masters in environmental sciences, or related field, such as forestry, coastal and marine, etc.

• At least 5 years of relevant experience in the field

• English and Urdu


The minimum gross annual salary for this position is PKR 2’746’799. While this is an indicative amount effective as of the current date, changes may occur as per IUCN’s compensation practices without prior notice. The same applies to other organisations hosted by IUCN.


Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the “Apply” button.

Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The vacancy closes at midnight, Swiss time (GMT+1 / GMT+2 during Daylight Saving Time, DST). Please note that only selected applicants will be personally contacted for interviews.

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