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Vacancy #:   6198
Unit:   West Asia - Drylands, Livelihoods and Gender
Organisation:   International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Location:   Regional Office for West Asia, Amman, Jordan
Reporting to:   Project Coordinator
Work percentage:   100%
Grade:   -
Expected start date:   01 December 2022
Type of contract:   Fixed-term (3 months with possibility of renewal)
Closing date:   15 November 2022
The Intern is responsible for supporting the drylands, livelihoods, and gender program in coordinating the program’s activities, reporting, sharing knowledge, and participating in relevant events such as workshops, meetings, and conferences.

1. Participate in preparing the weekly technical blogs regarding the activities of the drylands, livelihoods, and gender program;
2. Assist the program in organizing workshops, activities, and meetings;
3. Assist the program in developing ToRs for consultants to conduct HERD, ALUla, and Tilad projects and any other upcoming projects;
4. Assist the program in developing proposals for new projects based on the thematic topics;
5. Assist in developing tender documents and purchasing agreements.
6. Assist in developing and maintaining the projects implementation plan
7. Ensure high-quality projects reports and outputs


• Bachelor in Environmental sciences, climate change, Agriculture sciences, natural resources management, or any relevant fields;
• Excellent Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications;
• No experience is required.

Key Competencies:

• Ability to handle confidential information with the utmost discretion
• Computer skills (Microsoft Office)
• Verbal and written communication skills both in the English language.
• Professional personal presentation
• Presentable
• Organizing and planning
• Attention to detail, commitment, and disciplined.

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