1. Assist project manager and the project team to implement all project activities as per work plan mentioned in the project contract with the donor (BNH), and any subsequent revisions agreed upon by both IUCN and the donor (BNH).
2. Assist project manager in ensuring proper management of project budget through the application of all policies, procedures and guidelines of IUCN and donor (BNH).
3. Assist project team, including assessors, consultants to accomplish desired deliverables including conducting workshops, training, and seminars, field trips, data collection and analysis, publication of Red List books and IAS of plants Management Strategy;
4. Ensure that all project reports and all other committed deliverables are produced, submitted and accepted by the donor (BNH) in a timely manner as per the contract
5. Assist project manager to maintain communication with donor and all other relevant stakeholders, including assessors, consultants and lead assessors.
6. Assist project manager to ensure all necessary IUCN’s management requirements, including timely submission of work plans, budgets, internal agreements, contracts, and progress reports
7. Ensure and assist that IUCN’s and donor’s policies and mandates as outlined in the agreement are duly complied by the project team,
8. Undertake any other tasks that may be assigned by the Country Representative and the Programme Coordinator of IUCN Bangladesh and project manager from time to time.
9. Contribute actively to the growth of the IUCN by designing and implementing projects under thematic areas, particularly on biodiversity conservation and natural resource governance, and in the light of IUCN Programme 2017?2020
10. Provide technical inputs into IUCN Bangladesh integrated programme planning and other thematic programmes through technical inputs into project proposals, project implementation and monitoring, workshops, publications and papers, et
11. Cross programme learning on integrating environment, disaster management, food security, climate change, and sustainable livelihoods approaches along with mainstreaming of gender issues.
12. Effectively contribute to implementing IUCN's 'One Programme' approach
13. Support the institutionalization of relationships with members, partners and other organizations of IUCNB’s constituency
14. Ensure IUCN's brand and image are properly presented and maintained in all activities, forums and areas while developing and managing the country programme;
15. Develop and manage networks, and attend meetings and workshops related to the Country Programme;
16. Ensure that relevant information is communicated laterally, vertically and externally as appropriate; and
17. Undertake any other tasks that may be assigned by the Country Representative and the Programme Coordinator of IUCN Bangladesh, from time to time.
• MSc in Botany/Zoology/Forestry/ Environmental Science. Experience in the Red List process will be preferred.
• 5 years' professional experience, of which at least 3 years are in the managerial position and relevant to the terms of reference.
• Excellent presentation, writing and spoken communication skills in English are essential.
• International experience will be an advantage.
• Fluency in written and spoken English, computer literacy essential.
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