Responsibilities and task
- Assist in development and innovation of ecosystems framework based on learning from Initiative pilot sites
- Assist in providing ecosystems theme inputs in the regional programmes and initiatives
- Provide input to identify ecosystems theme related activities, design and implement
- Support initiatives in the timely collection, review, and compilation of partners’ progress reports
- Coordinate events, conferences, and workshops from a content perspective
- Undertake thematic related research in pilot sites
- Prepare scientific publications and reports as per the initiative needs
- Assist/conduct review and planning meetings of the initiatives
- Liaise with the partners
- Collect, review, tabulate and consolidate various data on biodiversity from TBLs Protected Areas.
- Provide technical support to the team members in writing and publishing research results and any other support as per requirements of initiatives
- Provide inputs to the regional database
- Support initiatives in organizing and reporting regional workshops and events from content perspective
- A Master’s Degree in Environment Sciences, Natural Resources Management or related subjects with at least three years of relevant work experience is required. A first-level university degree in combination with five years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
- Experience working on transboundary landscape issues in the HKH
- Excellent English communication and writing skills
- Teamwork and Cooperation: Works collaboratively in a team, seeking opinions and feedback to find solutions and meet team objectives
- Results Orientation: Takes responsibility for fulfilling challenging goals set in line with organizational processes
- Cross-Cultural Impact: Adjusts to cultural differences to ensure broad participation
- Analytical Thinking: Uses logical thinking to solve problems, develop plans, and contribute to the decision-making process while taking different viewpoints into account
- Continuous Improvement and Innovation: Seeks to improve work processes by implementing new practices and technologies
- Self-Development: Positive attitude towards learning and professional development with the ability to recognize his/her strengths and weaknesses
- Developing Others: Supports a culture of learning and provides feedback on the performance of others, including adherence to protocol
The duty station is Kathmandu. Frequent travel and fieldwork will be required.
One year, of which the first three months are probationary, with the possibility of an extension subject to ICIMOD’s future funding levels and performance.
Salaries and benefits of ICIMOD are competitive compared with other regional organizations; remuneration is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Gender and equity policy
Method of application
Applicants are requested to apply online before 18 March 2020 through ICIMOD’s Online Application System.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.