A LITTLE ABOUT US
Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we strive for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, including all 50 United States, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.
TNC-The Nature Conservancy Centre is a subsidiary of TNC. It is a Section 8 Company incorporated in India in 2017 with the objective of advancement of India’s environmental goals as they relate to conserving water, improving air and lands and conserving India’s rich and sacred natural heritage through a science-based non-confrontational approach. TNC-The Nature Conservancy Centre is also registered under Section 12A and 80G of Income Tax Act. Visit www.tncindia.in to learn more.
YOUR POSITION WITH TNC
The Nature Conservancy is working across Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh to implement several freshwater and terrestrial conservation projects. TNC is supporting and implementing field projects focused on strengthening drought resilience for people and nature. Our current field project portfolio includes strengthening drought resilience for people and nature; establishing ‘Water Trusts’ (a water governance mechanism) in India and scoping opportunities for continuing work on participatory groundwater and ecosystem management. Over the next few years, we will be launching several new field projects while ensuring current projects are successfully implemented with partners and achieving the desired results.
We are seeking a Field Manager to manage and facilitate implementation of field projects, scope and design new projects, and build partnerships and relationships across various stakeholder groups. The initial focus is on supporting the design and establishment of the Water Trusts in Maharashtra, besides supporting the implementation of field projects in Nashik and Beed districts. As the Program progresses, the field coordinator’s role will also include scoping and identify new partnerships and potential projects related to the overall Freshwater Strategy.
This position will be based in Pune, India.
The Field Manager provides technical and project support to TNC Freshwater programme field operations. S/he will serve as a principle contact to government agencies and partners. The Field Manager will work towards establishing TNC as a major partner for undertaking work on freshwater conservation. She or He will manage partners to ensure successful delivery of projects with an initial focus on the successful implementation and expansion of the projects on Strengthening Drought Resilience Initiative in Maharashtra, building new partnerships at field, district and state level, and scoping additional potential field projects in coordination with TNC team members and partners.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
HOW TO APPLY
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Field Manager (Freshwater)
The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
New Delhi, , IN