Coordinator for EbA Collaborative - ECOBARI

Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR)

Pune, Maharashtra, India 🇮🇳

Position:  Coordinator for EbA Collaborative – ECOBARI

Location:  Pune:

Position Summary:  ECOBARI is a multi-stakeholder collaborative that promotes joint action among government, civil society, businesses, academia, NGOs and media to help communities conserve their local biodiversity and manage their natural resources sustainably. The position of Coordinator for ECOBARI, based in Pune, will involve representing WOTR + ECOBARI and coordinating the work of like-minded institutions within the collaborative. Responsibilities will include planning and scheduling activities such as training and workshopsincreasing the impact of the collaborative through communication with stakeholders, and managing the digital presence of ECOBARI. The ideal candidate will have an M.Sc. in environmental studies or related field, 7+ years of experience in the development sector related to environmental issues, project management skills, stellar English language skills and knowledge of Hindi.

At ECOBARI you will:

  1. Serve as the coordinator for ECOBARI and represent WOTR in its role as the secretariat of ECOBARI under the guidance of the Director of W-CReS
  2. Coordinate the work of like-minded institutions within ECOBARI to upscale Ecosystem-based Adaptation for resilient incomes in India
  3. Actively liaise with members to plan and schedule activities of the collaborative such as training and capacity building workshops, drafting joint policy briefs, etc.
  4. Seek to increase the impact of the collaborative through strategic communication with relevant stakeholders and media houses
  5. Work with the assistant coordinator as well as WOTR’s communications team to set up and manage its digital presence including but not limited to a website, a knowledge portal, and strategic social media presence
  6. Actively work in increasing the membership base of ECOBARI through campaigns, membership drives and targeted networking
  7. Work on applying for grants and proposals to financially support ECOBARI by coordinating with the Director of W-CReS

Apply if you have:

  1. An M.Sc. (or equivalent) in Environmental studies, particularly natural resources and ecology, or other related fields
  2. 7 years or more of work experience in the development sector related environmental issues
  3. Demonstrated skills of project management, organising events and leading a team
  4. Excellent written and spoken English
  5. Knowledge of Hindi.
  6. Knowledge of other Indian languages will be an advantage

To Apply:

Write to with an updated CV with the subject line “Application for the position of Coordinator â€“ ECOBARI” before 30th January 2023.






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