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Supply Reduction Officer

Vacancy #:   5863
Unit:   TRAFFIC China
Organisation:   TRAFFIC International (TRAFFIC)
Location:   TRAFFIC - East Asia (China), Beijing, China
Reporting to:   Supply Reduction Manager
Work percentage:   100%
Grade:   A3
Expected start date:   01 March 2022
Type of contract:   Fixed-term (24 months)
Closing date:   06 February 2022
BACKGROUND
TRAFFIC is the leading non-governmental organization working globally on trade in wild animals and plants in the context of both biodiversity conservation and sustainable development.

TRAFFIC International is a charity and limited company registered in the UK. TRAFFIC’s head office, based in Cambridge UK, provides worldwide leadership, coordination, cross-regional and corporate functions. TRAFFIC’s local engagement is managed through programme offices operating under the auspices of the UK charity, with staff based in a hub office and at other strategic locations where necessary. Programme offices operate within a geographic area of responsibility focused on one or multiple countries where TRAFFIC aims to help deliver priority programme outcomes. TRAFFIC works in strategic alliance with IUCN and WWF on wildlife trade issues.
JOB DESCRIPTION
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES

The Supply Reduction Officer will implement the projects related to IWT under the guidance of the Line Manager. This position is especially focused on market monitoring, data input and analysis, research report writing, and intelligence sharing with law enforcement agencies. The role also supports Line Manager to develop SR proposals, prepare technical reports, and exchange information related to wildlife trade.


SPECIFIC DUTIES

• Implement the IWT projects in China under the guidance of Line Manager.
• Conduct regular and systematic physical and online market survey based on the requirements of TRAFFIC projects.
• Input IWT data in TRAFFIC’s database.
• Analyze and disseminate data to relevant enforcement agencies, and monitor enforcement impacts.
• Write IWT trade reports based on the data analysis.
• Work with Chinese members of the Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online to deal with IWT information and dealers.
• Assist in the development of SR proposals and technical report.
• Coordinate with Project Manager and other colleagues in documentation of project’s achievements.
• Support Communication officer in drafting press release.
• Other responsibilities required by Line Manager.
REQUIREMENTS
  • A university degree in law, ecology, biology, statistics, or other relevant disciplines demonstrating understanding of the subject area.
• 2 years+ professional work experience relevant to nature conservation, wildlife crime investigation, and/or illegal wildlife trade and transnational organised crime.
• Analytical skills in data collection and analysis, and report writing.
• Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively as part of a wider team, with sensitivity to international issues and multi-cultural approaches.
• Ability to be multitasking and work in a fast-paced environment, collaboratively and independently.
• High willingness to actively acquire knowledge and skills in new fields.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Free to travel frequently.
• Attention to detail.
• Fluent in speaking and writing in English and Chinese.
• Good IT literacy and experience with Microsoft Office and electronic communication technology


• Candidates will need to be Chinese national as we are unable to provide work visa's for this position.
APPLICATIONS

Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the "Apply" button.

Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The vacancy closes at midnight, Swiss time (GMT+1 / GMT+2 during Daylight Saving Time, DST). Please note that only selected applicants will be personally contacted for interviews.

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