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Volunteer-Water & Climate Change Programme

Vacancy #:   5742
Unit:   West Asia - Water and climate change
Organisation:   International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Location:   Regional Office for West Asia, Amman, Jordan
Reporting to:   Programme Manager, Water and Climate Change
Work percentage:   100%
Grade:   -
Expected start date:   15 September 2021
Type of contract:   Fixed-term (3 months)
Closing date:   15 September 2021
Tasks And Responsibilities:

• Assisting the Water and Climate Change Programme in the implementation of the projects.
• Assisting with day to day field work and related tasks in coordination with water project coordinators.
• Assisting in administrational and office work related to water and climate change program such as preparing minutes of meeting, organize stakeholder meetings.
• Providing support to the Water and Climate Program seminars, workshops, conferences, where applicable.
• Representing IUCN and network with other organizations on behalf of IUCN, where applicable.
• Performing other related duties as assigned by the line manager
• Attend programme meetings, and assist with general admin duties as required.
• 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.


• Graduate degree in environmental sciences, Agriculture 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 Water and climate change topics and sustainable development in general.
• Excellent working level of English language in both writing and speaking.
• Good computer skills.

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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