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Volunteer- Protected Areas and Biodiversity Programme

Vacancy #:   5589
Unit:   West Asia - Protected Areas, World Heritage and Business
Organisation:   International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Location:   Regional Office for West Asia, Amman, Jordan
Reporting to:   Programme Manager, Biodiversity & Protected Areas
Work percentage:   100%
Grade:   -
Expected start date:   13 October 2021
Type of contract:   Fixed-term (3 months with possibility of renewal)
Closing date:   20 March 2021
BACKGROUND
JOB DESCRIPTION
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Support the Protected Areas and Biodiversity Programme Manager in implementing the project activities including organizing events, workshops or training sessions as requested.
• Support in project implementation, and preparation of necessary projects reporting, documentation of project activities and website content updates.
• Support in the technical input and baseline research for potential project proposals and technical reports.
• Undertake other tasks/emerging issues at the request of Biodiversity and Protected Areas Programme Manager.
• Support in the coordination and communication of project activities.
• Liaise with IUCN ROWA’s communication team towards the information and dissemination of the programme’s activities as requested.
• Support the organization of project events and meetings at local and regional level.
• Attend programme meetings, and assist with general admin duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS:

• Graduate degree in environmental sciences, biology or a similar field.
• Strong analytical skills, oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated technical writing skills.
• Good knowledge and experience in the use of effective communication tools related to environmental and development issues
• Good knowledge and experience in protected areas and sustainable development in general.
• Excellent working level of English language in both writing and speaking.
• Good computer skills.
• A working experience with GIS is an asset

Applicants are requested to apply online before the 15th of August 2021 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, Amman time. Please note that only selected applicants will be personally contacted for interviews.
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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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