A LITTLE ABOUT US
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. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, 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.
The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
YOUR POSITION WITH TNC
The Humanitarian Program Director oversees TNC’s Coastal Risk & Resilience (CRR) Strategy’s global program to help protect people from the impacts of climate change with coastal and other ecosystems and bridges the role of nature with the role of humanitarian and development preparation and response to natural disaster risk. S/he provides strategic leadership and support for the Conservancy’s global ocean work and contributes to both the human and ecosystem priorities for the Coastal Risk and Resilience Strategy.
The Program Director provides strategic leadership and management, expertise, fundraising support and donor identification and conservation service delivery and works closely with the global, regional and field teams and within the CRR team, particularly with policy and corporate engagement elements of the strategy and global climate programs. The Director leads partnerships and serves as the principal contact with humanitarian, development and other relevant organizations such as The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Cross country societies. S/he represents TNC at relevant conferences and policy fora and may serve as a principal contact to other conservation organizations, foundations, strategic partners and/or the academic community. The Director will work with existing CRR project teams in key geographies and supervise staff as needed. S/he establishes the Conservancy as a major conservation partner within this area of expertise, defines priorities, leads and manages team(s) which supports and improves conservation efforts, and builds strategic, scientific, and technical capacity in the field.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
HOW TO APPLY
To apply to position number 46172, submit resume and cover letter separately using the upload buttons. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on February 25, 2018..
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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process.
Humanitarian Program Director (Coastal Risk & Resilience Strategy)
The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
Washington, DC, United States 🇺🇸