Program Assistant - IAS
1. Assist in successfully implementing all project activities under the Invasive and Alien Species section of the project in accordance to the project agreement between the donor and following instruction of the project manager;
2. Organize, conduct training meetings, workshops and field work as per project plan
3. Support the project manager, team, and consultants in writing the IAS of plants Management Strategy, reports and articles for regarding Invasive and Alien species of plants;
4. Assist in collecting and analyzing data for the proper implementation of all project activities;
5. Assist to ensure that all project reports and all other committed deliverables are produced, submitted and accepted by the donor in a timely manner as per the Agreement;
6. Undertake any other tasks that may be assigned by the Country Representative, the Programme Coordinator of IUCN Bangladesh and project manager, from time to time.
• BSc/MSc in Botany/Zoology/Forestry/ Environmental Science. Experience in the Red List process will be preferred.
• 3 years' working experience in the relevant to the terms of reference.
• Excellent presentation, writing and spoken communication skills in English are essential.
• International experience will be an added advantage.
• Fluency in written and spoken English, computer literacy essential.
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