Technical Officer (Wetland Carbon)

Wetlands International

New Delhi, Delhi, India 🇮🇳

Wetlands International South Asia is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to conservation and wise use of wetlands in South Asia region.  For more information, please visit:

Wetlands International South Asia office seeks applications for the position of Technical Officer – Wetland Carbon. This is a full-time position based in New Delhi.

Job Purpose

The incumbent for this full-time position shall focus on assisting the implementation of the wetland carbon strategy and peatlands strategy in the South-Asian region. Key responsibilities include research, project implementation and management, communications and outreach with relevant stakeholders, support office in organising workshops and capacity development programs, establishing strategic partnerships and other administrative work.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Establish and enhance knowledge base on wetland carbon, specifically on Himalayan and Coastal Peatlands
  • Develop flagship report on Indian Wetlands Carbon
  • Support strategy building on conservation and management of peatlands in South Asia region
  • Integrate carbon related assessments in wetlands conservation and planning projects
  • Support project implementation by drafting technical reports and policy briefs on wetland carbon and peatlands
  • Write blogs and articles for organisation website, newsletter and other Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials
  • Develop partnerships with stakeholders and decision makers to aid wetlands conservation and management planning in the region
  • Contribute to the resources development in line with the orgnisational strategy on peatlands, himalayas and so on.
  • Represent the organization at various meetings and fora
  • Any other as may be assigned by line manager and the Director, Wetlands International South Asia

Essential Qualifications  

  • Masters in Environmental Science or Technology / Climate Sciences / Pedology / Remote Sensing and GIS / Water Resources Management / related fields
  • At least two years of work experience in related fields

Desirable qualifications

  • Tech//PhD on wetlands ecology or soil carbon
  • Proven skills in carbon assessments using remote sensing & GIS


The incumbent will be placed in Grade 4 of salary scale, with an annual gross remuneration of Rs. 8.5 lakhs with all perks.

How to apply

Interested candidates may send in their application to with the following in the subject line: “Application –Technical Officer Wetland Carbon ” along with the following:

  1. Most recent CV with specific reference to capability to address the roles and responsibilities as described
  2. Statement of intent (maximum 200 words)
  3. Two references (with complete contact details)
  4. Time required for starting up with the position

Date of closing of application:  March 12, 2023





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